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Title Local sustainable urban development in a globalized world / edited by Lauren C. Heberle and Susan M. Opp
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 293 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Urban planning and environment
Urban planning and environment.
Contents 1. Alternative urban futures : designing urban infrastructures that prioritize human needs, are less damaging to the natural resource base, and produce less waste / Raquel Pinderhughes -- 2. Employing information and communication systems in planning processes to increase efficiency in sustainable urban development / Gerhard Steinebach, Robin Ganser, and Simone Allin -- 3. Absolutely positively Wellington : a model for smart growth / Carlton C. Eley -- 4. Environmental quality and land use plans : a new development in the Netherlands / Jan Jaap de Boer -- 5. From a standard-oriented to a integral quality-oriented approach / Jaap van Staalduine -- 6. Town planning models : a look at Polish cities and sustainable development / Lidia Mierzejewska -- 7. The efficiency of land use conversion / Hai-Feng Hu and Tzu-Chia Chang -- 8. Moving toward urban sustainability : a comparison of the development of sustainability indicators in Seattle and Minneapolis / Katrina M. Harmon -- 9. Assessing sustainability in urban planning : the potential and limitations of indicators as a means to measure and monitor outcomes of policy implementation / Robin Ganser -- 10. Measuring sustainability : the role of ecological footprinting in assessing the impact of development / Andrea Collins and Andrew Flynn -- 11. Regional environmental capacity for sustainable growth : a historical approach / Mamoru Taniguchi, Hirofumi Abe, and Yoshiro Ono -- 12. Sustainability of urban transport : common strategies and individual actions / Marta Moreno and Juan Pedro Ruiz -- 13. Mobile vendors : persistence of local culture in the changing global economy of Bangkok / Kasama Polakit and Davisi Boontharm -- 14. Educational changes for sustainable cities : autonomous knowledge / Georgina Echániz Pellicer -- 15. Educating architects to address urban problems in building design / Singh Intrachooto, Luke Yeung, and Yaourai Suthiranart -- 16. Education into citizenship : environmental education, participatory democracy, and the precautionary principle / Karen Cairns -- 17. Public participation in achieving sustainability in central city neighborhoods / Ruth Yabes and David Pijawka -- 18. Balancing economic growth and social equality : less-educated workers in high-tech regions / Criseida Navarro-Díaz
Notes Originally published 2008 by Ashgate Publishing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable urban development.
Urbanization -- Environmental aspects
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable urban development.
Urbanization -- Environmental aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Heberle, Lauren C.
Opp, Susan M.,
ISBN 1315592878