Sustainable Urban Planning: Tipping the Balance
Copyright © 2004 Robert Riddell
Author(s): Robert Riddell
Published Online: 4 FEB 2008
Print ISBN: 9781405102896
Online ISBN: 9780470773703
About this Book
Sustainable Urban Planning introduces the principles and practices behind urban and regional planning in the context of environmental sustainability.
- This timely text introduces the principles and practice behind urban and regional planning in the context of environmental sustainability.
- Reflects a growing recognition that cities, where the majority of humans now live, need to be developed in a sustainable way.
- Weaves together the concerns of planning, capitalism, development, and cultural and environmental preservation.
- Helps students and planners to marry the needs of the environment with the need for financial gain.