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Planning for a Sustainable Future

Edited By: A Layard, S Davoudi and S Batty

326 pages, Bw plates, figs, tabs, maps

Spon Press (Routledge)

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #120935 | ISBN: 0415234085
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #121456 | ISBN: 0415232279
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Provides a multi-disciplinary overview of sustainability issues in the land use context, focusing on principles and their application, the legal, political and policy context and the implications of sustainable development thinking in housing, urban design and property developments as well as waste and transport.


Preface and Acknowledgements. Part I. The Principles and Context of Sustainable Development. Overview of Sustainable Development. The Politics of Sustainability. Sustainable Development: An Emerging Legal Agenda. Involving the People: The Promise of Public Participation in Local Agenda 21 and Planning for Sustainable Development. The Planning of Sustainable Development. Which Sustainability? Planning and the Twin Discourse of Sustainability. Part II. Contemporary Debates. Sustainable Cities or Town Cramming? Housing, Homes and Social Sustainability. Sustainability and Property Development. Sustainable Urban Design - A Possible Agenda. The Challenge of Sustainable Transport. The Waste: Where Will It Go? Sustainability and Waste Planning. Part III: Sustainability in Practice. The Sustainable Town Centre. The People: Where Will They Travel? Modelling the Transport Implications of New Development at a Sub-Regional Level. Achieving Sustainability in Rural Areas. Conflicts and Resolutions. Concluding Remarks.

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