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Shaping Neighbourhoods: For Local Health and Global Sustainability
Shaping Neighbourhoods For Local Health and Global Sustainability
Author: Hugh Barton, Marcus Grant, Richard Guise
This substantially revised and important second edition responds to a changing agenda in government policy and planning practice, putting issues of climate change and obesity at the centre of its concern. This guide ensures you:
  • Understand the underlying principles for planning healthy and sustainable neighbourhoods and towns;...  more »
  • Plan the collaborative and inclusive processes needed for multi-sectoral cooperation;
  • Develop know-how and skills in matching local need with urban form;
  • Discover new ways to integrate development with natural systems;
  • Design places with character and recognise good urban form;
  • Guide communities, and advise developers, in the creation of successful and sustainable places for living.
Containing many new case studies and a wealth of new research, this indispensable guide bridges the gulf between theory and practice, between planning authorities, investors and communities, and between different professional perspectives. Whether you are a student faced with a local planning project; a planner, urban designer or developer involved in new development; a health authority concerned with promoting physical activity; or a community group wanting to improve your neighbourhood; this book is for you.
ISBN-13: 9780415495486
ISBN-10: 0415495482
Publication Date: 3/2/2010
Pages: 344
Edition: 2
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Publisher: Routledge
Book Type: Hardcover
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