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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 35 new and published books in the subject of Sustainability Assessment — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Incomplete Streets

    Processes, practices, and possibilities

    Edited by Stephen Zavestoski, Julian Agyeman

    Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

    The ‘Complete Streets' concept and movement in urban planning and policy has been hailed by many as a revolution that aims to challenge the auto-normative paradigm by reversing the broader effects of an urban form shaped by the logic of keeping automobiles moving. By enabling safe access for all...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Buildings

    Edited by Rohinton Emmanuel

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    The ‘fit for purpose’ of the built environment has been a focus of attention since classical times, both in the West and in the East. However, an explicit focus on ‘sustainable buildings’ is relatively new. The last two decades in particular have seen an explosion of published material on the...

    Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ecological Restoration and Environmental Change

    Renewing Damaged Ecosystems

    By Stuart K. Allison

    What is a natural habitat? Who can define what is natural when species and ecosystems constantly change over time, with or without human intervention? When a polluted river or degraded landscape is restored from its damaged state, what is the appropriate outcome? With climate change now threatening...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Institutional and Social Innovation for Sustainable Urban Development

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Klaus Töpfer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Which new institutions do we need in order to trigger local- and global sustainable urban development? Are cities the right starting points for implementing sustainability policies? If so, what are the implications for city management? This book reflects the situation of cities in the context of...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sustainability Appraisal

    A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International Experience

    By Barry Dalal-Clayton, Barry Sadler

    Sustainability Appraisal is a sourcebook of the state-of-the-art of this rapidly emerging and diversifying area. It draws on a wealth of international experiences and approaches to illustrate the status and scope of Sustainability Appraisal/Assessment (SA) This comprehensive guide highlights how SA...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sustainability Principles and Practice

    By Margaret Robertson

    Sustainability Principles and Practice gives an accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each chapter explores one...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Climate Change and Cultural Heritage

    A Race against Time

    By Peter F. Smith

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    History reveals how civilisations can be decimated by changes in climate. More recently modern methods of warfare have exposed the vulnerability of the artefacts of civilisation. Bringing together a range of subjects - from science, energy and sustainability to aesthetics theory and civilization...

    Published August 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Water Policy and Management in Spain

    Edited by Francisco González-Gómez, Miguel A. García-Rubio, Jorge Guardiola

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Spain is facing an increasingly difficult situation in terms of water stress. This is an issue that is due mostly to poor management practices in all sectors. Large amounts of water have been used for agricultural purposes at very low prices for too long; there is an uncontrolled use of...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published May 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment

    3rd Edition

    By Landscape Institute, I.E.M.A.

    Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) can be key to planning decisions by identifying the effects of new developments on views and on the landscape itself. This fully revised edition of the industry standard work on LVIA presents an authoritative statement of the principles of assessment....

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge