Sustainable Development and Planning V

Sustainable Development and Planning V

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This book contains the proceedings of the latest in a series of biennial conferences on the topic of sustainable regional development that began in 2003. Organised by the Wessex Institute of Technology, the conference series provides a common forum for all scientists specialising in the range of subjects included within sustainable development and planning. It has become apparent that planners, environmentalists, architects, engineers, policy makers and economists have to work together in order to ensure that planning and development can meet our present needs without compromising the ability of future generations. The topics covered by the papers included in the book include City planning; Regional planning; Social and political issues; Sustainability in the built environment; Rural developments; Cultural heritage; Transportation; Ecosystems analysis, protection and remediation; Environmental management; Environmental impact assessment; Indicators of sustainability; Sustainable solutions in developing countries; Sustainable tourism; Waste management; Flood risk management; Resources management; and Industrial developments.[7] Allacker, K., Sustainable Building: The development of an evaluation method, PhD diss, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Department of Architectural Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 464p., 2010. [8] ISO 14040, Environmentalanbsp;...

Title:Sustainable Development and Planning V
Author:C. A. Brebbia, Ēlias Beriatos
Publisher:WIT Press - 2011


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