6 edition of Sustainable ubran development. found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Mark Deakin ... [et al.].|
|LC Classifications||HT166 .S91342 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 531 p. :|
|Number of Pages||531|
|ISBN 10||0415322162, 0415322170, 0203417038|
|ISBN 10||9780415322164, 9780415322171, 9780203417034|
This study is part of the Sustainable Development in the 21st century (SD21) project. The project is implemented by the Division for Sustainable Development of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs and funded by the European Commission - Directorate-General for Environment - Thematic Programme for. The SUTP Sourcebook module describes the importance of freight transportation in the context of urban development and provides detailed information on available options to meet current and future challenges for urban goods transport in rapidly growing cities of the developing world. First edition: Download PDF in en (7 MB).
Urban case studies from several international research projects illustrate our conceptual approach of urban transformations towards sustainable development. Thus, the book reaches far beyond a mere additive description of single case studies. It incorporates the results of condensed synthesis, resulting from comparisons and evaluations. The NUA was formally adopted at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development in It sets forth a new global standard for sustainable urban development while also protecting the environment. “Professor Davidson and I felt the urgency to create a book focused on the New Urban Agenda because the resolution.
In October , at the once-inyear Habitat III conference, countries around the world endorsed the historic New Urban Agenda, which sets a new global standard for sustainable urban development and guides global efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in the era of climate change.. Next week, early February , national and city leaders will convene again at the . The Forum is a unique opportunity for stakeholders to lead the debate on sustainable urban development, define work priorities and commit to the implementation of global development .
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The Sustainable Urban Development Reader presents an authoritative overview of the field using original sources in a highly readable format for university classes in urban studies, environmental studies, the social sciences, and related fields.
It also makes a wide range of sustainable urban planning-related material available to the public in /5(9). The Sustainable Urban Development Reader presents an authoritative overview of the field using original sources in a highly readable format for university classes in urban studies, environmental studies, the social sciences, and related fields.
It also makes a wide range of sustainable urban planning-related material available to the public in Cited by: With contributions from leading academics and expert practitioners, this book provides readers with diverse international case studies which highlight and examine the concrete challenges of practicing sustainable urban development.
The examples in this book touch upon all aspects of sustainable urban development work, from City Hall to the. ‘Sustainable’ urban planning, policy and design professes to solve sustainability problems, but often depletes and degrades ever more resources and ecosystems and concentrates wealth and concretize social disparities.
Positive Development theory holds that development could create more net ecological and social gains than no construction at all. It explains how existing. Book Description. Dilemmas of Sustainable Urban Development offers valuable insights into a difficult line of work whose practice inevitably requires a confrontation with fundamental conflicts between divergent goals, and therefore also Sustainable ubran development.
book difficult choices and compromises. With contributions from leading academics and expert practitioners, this book provides readers with diverse.
Dilemmas of Sustainable Urban Development offers valuable insights into a difficult line of work whose practice inevitably requires a confrontation with fundamental conflicts between divergent goals, and therefore also demands difficult choices and compromises.
With contributions from leading academics and expert practitioners, this book provides readers with diverse international case studies Author: Jonathan Metzger, Jenny Lindblad. Hans van Ginkel Rector, United Nations University The challenges of the world's future are linked to the growing share of the global population that will reside in urban areas.
UN projections indicate that by the world's urban population share will rise to 60 percent. Of the two billion added to the global population, 99 percent will be added to the urban areas of the world. Sustainable development in urban areas: Cities that lead by example.
As cities worldwide continue to grow at a rapid pace, sustainable development is seen as a key component in safeguarding the world and its ecosystems for future generations. Compared to most recent works on sustainable development (such as Atkinson et al.
; Baker ) focusing on the theory of urban sustainability, this book offers a practical understanding of. Abstract: The Sustainable Development Goals recently adopted by the United Nations represent an important step to identify shared global goals for development over the next two decades.
Yet, the stated goals are not as straightforward and easy to interpret as they appear on the surface. Review of the Sustainable Development Goals indicators suggests that some further refinements to their. the sustainable urban development reader 3rd edition.
International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development. Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article. New content urban collective action, Books; Keep up to date. Register to receive personalised research and resources by email.
What is Sustainable Urban Development. Definition of Sustainable Urban Development: Improving the quality of life in a city, including ecological, cultural, political, institutional, social and economic components without leaving a burden, e.g., the result of a reduced natural capital and an excessive local debt, on the future generations—and thus forming the sustainable city.
Sustainable urban development means responsible growth and development strategies that are broader in vision and more regional in scale. There are a range of sustainable growth strategies: For instance, urban in-fill, suburban redevelopment, and open-land development can all lead to more diverse housing styles and multi-modal transit.
Bringing together classic readings from a wide variety of sources, this key book investigates how our cities and towns can become more sustainable. Thirty-eight selections span issues such as land use planning, urban design, transportation, ecological restoration, economic development, resource use and equity planning.
Section introductions outline the major themes, whilst the editors /5(2). This Sustainable Urban Development Textbook examines a total of 43 selected topics of sustainable urban environmental development and urban management practices.
The topics are arranged in Preface. Introduction In the foreword the Sustainable Urban and Regional Infrastructure Development: Technologies, Applications and Management, Kevin O’Connor points out that, in the 21st Century, ‘urban and infrastructure sustainability’ has become a very prominent element in the day-to-day debate on urban policy and the expression of that policy in urban planning and development decisions.
Sustainable Urban Development research in the Department for Continuing Education at the University of Oxford. Research on Sustainable Urban Development (SUD) at Oxford seeks to develop advanced knowledge on the challenges and opportunities for developing more sustainable and just urban spaces, communities and politics.
Taking their concept of sustainable development from the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, Connor and Dovers (both of the Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, Australian National U.) explore a series of case studies of institutional reform.
Light Rail Transit Systems: 61 Lessons in Sustainable Urban Development shows how to design and operate light rail to maximize its social benefits. Readers will learn how to understand the value of light rail and tactics on its effective integration into communities.
Sustainable urban development highlights the need for reform of market mechanisms to achieve environmental goals and the achievement of a balance with social and economic considerations.
Several themes common to all definitions of sustainable urban development have emerged: A change in the quality of growth. The Sustainable Urban Development Reader includes a number of seminary writings by some of the foremost thinkers in sustainable urbanism, including Timothy Beatley and William McDonough.
Even though "sustainable" and "green urbanism" are trendy hot topics, the readings in this book form the foundation of each field and become increasingly /5(9).
Sustainable urban planning is the recent phenomenon arising with the sustainability concept. Urban areas are the main bodies where sustainable policies can be applied and sustainability criteria have to be tested in. Urban life is equal to the social system in the contemporary world. Urban sustainable development becomes crucial and this condition can be obtained with urban planning.