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  1. Urban Development and Civil Society

    The Role of Communities in Sustainable Cities

    By Michael Carley, Harry Smith

    Edited by Paul Jenkins

    The world's population is rapidly urbanizing but the affluence and development often associated with cities are far from equitably or sustainably distributed. Where it was once taken for granted that responsibility for urban development lay with the state, increasingly the emphasis has shifted to...

    Published September 30th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Biowaste and Biological Waste Treatment

    By Gareth Evans

    With growing public pressure and increasingly stringent environmental legislation, the waste industry is now being called upon to develop more sustainable methods of dealing with refuse. Coupled with moves to reduce reliance on landfill as a disposal route, biological treatment will increasingly...

    Published September 30th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Municipalities and Community Participation

    A Sourcebook for Capacity Building

    By Janelle Plummer

    Series: Municipal Capacity Building Series

    'Among all the literature on participation, this is the first book I know that focuses on municipal authorities. It... also has particular importance both for higher levels of government (at national or provincial/state level) and for international agencies. Firstly, it is a reminder of the...

    Published June 30th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Architecture City Environment

    Proceedings of PLEA 2000, Cambridge, UK 2-5 July 2000

    By Koen Steemers

    Edited by Simos Yannas

    PLEA is a network of individuals sharing expertise in the arts, sciences, planning and design of the built environment. It serves as an international, interdisciplinary forum to promote discourse on environmental quality in architecture and planning. This 17th PLEA international conference...

    Published June 30th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Cities in Developing Countries

    By Cedric Pugh

    This text addresses the difficulties of balancing the imperatives of sustainability with the pressing challenges facing some of the world's most underdeveloped areas. Various perspectives are brought to bear on issues from economics and theories of health through to the foundations of...

    Published February 29th 2000 by Routledge

  6. City-Region 2020

    Integrated Planning for a Sustainable Environment

    By Joe Revetz

    Based on analysis of the Manchester city-region, this book offers a vision of a sustainable urban future, through integrated strategic management of the entire city-region. It translates principles into practice for achieving the necessary balance to ensure a higher standard of living and safe...

    Published January 31st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Communities

    The Potential for Eco-Neighbourhoods

    By Hugh Barton

    '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 September 30th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Solar Air Systems - Built Examples

    By Robert Hastings

    Thirty-five different buildings with successfully installed solar air systems are described and documented. The building types cover single family houses, apartment buildings, schools, sports halls, and industrial commercial buildings with six different configurations of solar air systems used....

    Published September 30th 1999 by Routledge

  9. The Community Planning Handbook

    "How People Can Shape Their Cities, Towns and Villages in Any Part of the World"

    By Nick Wates, Nick Wates

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    Growing numbers of residents are getting involved with professionals in shaping their local environment, and there is now a powerful range of methods available, from design workshops to electronic maps. The Community Planning Handbook is the essential starting point for all those involved -...

    Published September 30th 1999 by Routledge

  10. The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Cities

    By David Satterthwaite

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    The last five years have brought an enormous growth in the literature on how urban development can meet human needs and ensure ecological sustainability. This collection brings together the most outstanding contributions from leading experts on the issues surrounding sustainable cities and urban...

    Published June 30th 1999 by Routledge