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Author Gleeson, B (ed)

Title A climate for growth / edited by Brendan Gleeson & Wendy Steele
Published St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2010


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT ART&ARCH  307.12160994 Gle/Cfg  AVAILABLE
 MELB  307.12160994 Gle/Cfg  AVAILABLE
Description 345 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents Contents note continued: The Challenges for community planning / Geoff Woolcock
Machine generated contents note: A Framework for Growth -- Early innovations and false starts / Darryl Low Choy -- The 200-kilometre city / Peter Spearritt -- The Legislative challenge / Philippa England -- A Climate for Growth? -- Climate will strangle growth - if we don't! / Ian Lowe -- Water politics / Brian Head -- Planning in climate change / Brendan Gleeson -- Planning in a Subtropical Region -- From green belts to greenspace / Darryl Low Choy -- Greening transit oriented development and subtropical design / Jason Byrne -- Residential density, layout and design: the unmet sustainability challenge / Tony Hall -- Landscapes of Infrastructure -- Transportation and the wheels of growth / Doug Baker -- Problems of structure: planning for industry and freight / Luis Ferreira -- Getting on and getting around: transport, mobility and disadvantage / Laurel Johnson -- Planning and Community -- Community voices, votes and action / Phil Heywood --
Summary A Climate for Growth brings together expert contributors to address key topics in the growth debate. Peter Spearritt tracks the emergence of a '200-kilometre city' in south-east Queensland; while Ian Lowe gives a timely reminder of the serious resource shortages and environmental issues that have emerged
Notes Includes index. QSL
Part of the Asia Pacific Design Library. QSL
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-336) and index
Notes Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at the publisher's home page:
Subject City planning -- Australia.
City planning -- Australia -- Queensland.
Housing policy -- Australia -- Queensland.
Regional planning -- Australia.
Housing policy -- Australia.
Regional planning -- Australia -- Queensland.
Urban policy -- Australia.
Urban policy -- Australia -- Queensland, South East.
Urban policy -- Australia -- Queensland.
Author Gleeson, Brendan, 1964-
Steele, Wendy.
LC no. 2011379688
ISBN 0702237760 (paperback)
9780702237768 (paperback)
Other Titles A climate for growth : planning South-East Queensland
QUT Authors