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Integrating City Planning and Environmental Improvement: Practicable Strategies for Sustainable Urban Development

Edited By: Donald Miller and Gert de Roo

336 pages, Figs, tabs

Ashgate Publishing Limited

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #148272 | ISBN: 0754642836
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #95549 | ISBN: 1840149833
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Eleven countries have implemented pilot schemes that integrate urban physical planning and environmental quality management. This study presents their findings, critically assesses their work and seeks to encourage further innovations in this field.


Preface ix; 1 Introduction: Integrating environmental quality improvement and city planning - D. Miller and G. de Roo 1; Part A; National Policy for Integrating Environmental and Spatial Planning; 2 Towards Urban Environmental Quality in The Netherlands - M. van den Berg 19; 3 Environment and Space: Towards more cohesion in environmental and spatial policy - J.A. van Staalduine and M.T.T. Simons 27; 4 A United States Perspective on the Dutch Government's Approach Seeking Greater Cohesion in Environmental and Spatial Policy - H. Blanco 41; 5 Commentary on 'Spatial and Environmental Integration' - A. Dal Cin 49; 6 Strategies for Protecting Environmental Quality in the Spatial Planning Law of Austria - A. Kanonier 55; Part B; Regional Approaches to Integration; 7 Effectiveness of Interjurisdictional Growth Management: Integrated local, regional and state planning in Washington State, USA - R. Piro 71; 8 ROM-Rijnmond: Programme management in practice - A. Dijkstra 91; 9 Environmental Enhancement by the Environmental Agency in South East England - H.R. Howes 103; 10 Sustainable Management of the Physical Component of Urban Ecosystems: The Malaysian perspective - J.J. Pereira and I. Komoo 115; vi Integrating City Planning and Environmental Improvement; Part C; City-Wide Approaches to Integration; 11 Environmental Protection in the Free State of Saxony and the 'Ecological City' Model Project - A. Vaatz 129; 12 Lessons from an Adaptation of the Dutch Model for Integrated Environmental Zoning (IEZ) in Brooklyn, NYC H. Blanco 135; 13 Urban Development and the Role of Strategic Environmental Policy Planning: Experiences with the first generation of plans in The Netherlands - F. Coenen 155; Part D; Focussing on Integration at the Neighbourhood Level; 14 Ecological Renewal of Post War Neighbourhoods: Problems and solutions - A. Bus 175; 15 CiBoGa Site Groningen: A breakthrough in environmental quality in the densely-populated city - M. de Maare and E. Zinger 191; 16 Sustainable Downtown Urban Renewal: Redefining Yonge Street - J. Oosterveld 205; 17 Urban Strategies for the 21st Century: Zuid-oost industrial terrain, Groningen - C. Moller 219; 18 The Right Place for the Environmental: A method for area-oriented environmental policy - A. Schreuders and E. Hoeflaak 227; Part E; Employing Indicators and Analysis to Achieve Integration; 19 Design and Use of Urban Sustainability Indicators in Physical Planning: A view from Cascadia - D.H. Miller 245; 20 A Case for Local Environmental Indicators: Participation in Quito, Ecuador - S.D. Vasconez 267; 21 The City Bubble: A framework for the integration of environment, economy and spatial planning - V.M. Sol, J. de Boer, F.H. Oosterhuis, J.F. Feenstra and H. Verbruggen 275; 22 An Endeavour at Integration in Environmental Analysis and Planning - M. Partidario and H. Voogd 285; 23 Households, Sustainability and Environmental Quality - A.J.M. Schoot Uiterkamp, K.J. Noorman and W. Biesiot 295; 24 Managing Information: Urban environments and the internet - H. Srinivas 3

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