Articles in the Professional category
Articles in the Professional category
Urban Retrofitting for Sustainability brings together interdisciplinary research contributions from leading international experts to focus on key issues such as systems innovation, financing tools, governance, energy, and water management. The chapters consider not only the knowledge and technical tools available, but looks forward to how they can be implemented in real cities by 2050.
In a world increasingly concerned about the impact of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere on global climate, the A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment will provide an understanding of the science and the public policy and regulation intended to tackle climate change. It will spell out the essential information needed for navigating through the growing regulatory maze with confidence.
Better Public Transit Systems is a complete primer for performance and investment analysis of public transportation. Whether you’re planning a major new public transit project, an extension or expansion of an existing system, or evaluating the needs of your current system, this book provides the tools you need to define your goals and objectives and conceive and analyze design alternatives. This completely revised Second Edition includes new material for students and online discussion questions, whilst remaining an essential reference book.
This book provides an evaluation of the delivery of sustainable development policies, and governance processes to support these, in local governments across Europe, focusing particularly on European tools that have specifically been designed to monitor local sustainability progress. This is particularly timely given the upcoming Rio 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development and the key role of local governments in delivering sustainable development policies.
This new report of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the world’s leading authority on urban issues, provides some thought-provoking insights and policy recommendations on how to plan and design sustainable urban mobility systems. The Global Report on Human Settlements is the most authoritative and up-to-date global assessment of human settlements conditions and trends.
Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility argues that the development of sustainable urban transportation systems requires a conceptual leap.
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What is a durable economy? It is one that not only survives, it thrives. How is it created, and what does it take to sustain over time? Sustainable Communities provides insight and answers to these questions.
This book offers a cross-disciplinary overview of transportation systems and the ways in which they interact with urban and regional planning decisions and environmental issues. It offers a thoughtful critique of existing methodology and policy, raising issues, providing facts, explaining linkages and, particularly, stimulating debate.
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