A guide to the science and art of settlement planning
Town planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyle, both as cause and potential remedy. While the core concept of seeing settlements as providing the human habitat is widely accepted, all too often there is a failure...
To Be Published June 1st 2016 by Routledge
Shaping a sustainable and healthy future
Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by...
Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge
For Local Health and Global Sustainability, 2nd Edition
This substantially revised and important second edition comes at a pivotal time, with both a strong agenda of localism in planning and with public health professionals now realising the vital importance of shaping urban environments in order to reduce the burden of disease and support better health...
Published January 12th 2010 by Routledge
Healthy Urban Planning aims to refocus urban planners on the implications of their work for human health and well-being. If many of the problems faced in cities are to be resolved, improving health will be the fundamental goal of urban planners. Poor housing, poverty, stress, pollution, and lack of...
Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge
The Potential for Eco-Neighbourhoods
'This book re-addresses the concepts of neighbourhood and community in a refreshing and challenging way. It will be of immense benefit, not only to town planners but also to al those professional and voluntary groups and politicians who seek to create the new communities of tomorrow' From the...
Published October 1st 1999 by Routledge
Sustainable development is still seen by authorities as an abstract concept. Local Environmental Auditing will help put it into practice. The book provides a comprehensive guide to monitoring the state of the local environment and establishing the impacts of local actions on global issues, and...
Published June 1st 1995 by Routledge