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Governing for Sustainable Urban Development

By: Yvonne Rydin

224 pages, figs, tabs


Paperback | May 2010 | #184458 | ISBN-13: 9781844078196
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Hardback | May 2010 | #184459 | ISBN-13: 9781844078189
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Achieving urban sustainability is amongst the most pressing issues facing planners and governments and ensuring that new urban development reaches the highest standards is a major challenge. The core focus of this book is the decarbonization of urban development, exemplified by the UK government's commitment that new residential development achieve 'zero-carbon' by 2016 and all development be zero-carbon by 2019.

'This is the textbook on achieving sustainable urban development that everyone has been waiting for.' Professor Sir Peter Hall, Bartlett Professor of Planning and Regeneration, University College London '...this book is recommended for its rigorous analysis of a subject which will preoccupy us for a long time.' Sebastian Loew, Urban Design Group Journal


1. Sustainable Development and the Urban Agenda## 2. Dimensions of Sustainable Urban Development### 3. Producing Urban Development##### 4. Governing for Sustainability##### 5. Governing and Learning###### 6. Information and Sustainable Urban Development## 7. Financial Incentives and Sustainable Urban Development# 8. Spatial Planning for Sustainable Urban Development## 9. Regulating for Sustainable Urban Development### 10. Prospects for Sustainable Urban Development

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Yvonne Rydin is a Professor at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL and Co-Director of the UCL Environment Institute. She is the author of five books including Urban and Environmental Planning in the UK (Palgrave, 2nd ed. 2003.)

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