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The compact city: a sustainable urban form?

Label
The compact city: a sustainable urban form?
Title
The compact city: a sustainable urban form?
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1967-
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  • Jenks, M.
  • Burton, Elizabeth
  • Williams, Katie
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  • Sociology, Urban
  • Cities and towns
  • City planning
  • Sustainable development
Label
The compact city: a sustainable urban form?
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Compact cities and sustainability: an introduction / Mike Jenks, Elizabeth Burton and Katie Williams -- Part I. Compact city theory: Centrists, decentrists and compromisers: views on the future of urban form / Michael Breheny -- In favour of the compact city / Mayer Hillman -- Density, efficiency and equality in Australian cities / Hugh Stretton -- The compact city: a successful, desirable and achievable urban form? / Louise Thomas and Will Cousins -- How compact is sustainable -- how sustainable is compact? / Ernie Scoffham and Brenda Vale -- The search for a sustainable urban form / Michael Welbank. -- Part II. Social and economic issues: Running the gauntlet: a compact city within a doughnut of decay / Hedley Smith -- Economic and social issues / Christopher Knight -- The compact city and the market: the case of residential development / Charles Fulford -- The compact city and the quality of life / Martin Crookston, Patrick Clarke and Joanna Averley -- Not compact cities but sustainable regions / Ray Green -- Urban consolidation and the family / Patrick N. Troy. -- Part III. Environment and resources: The transport dimension / George Barrett -- Travel behaviour and local accessibility to services and facilities / Stuart Farthing, John Winter and Tessa Coombes -- Sustainable transport in a compact city / Peter Nijkamp and Sytze A. Rienstra -- Environmental stress and urban policy / Patrick N. Troy. -- Part IV. Measuring and monitoring: The precautionary principle and the compact city / Elizabeth Wilson -- The compact city and urban sustainability: conflicts and complexities / Elizabeth Burton, Katie Williams and Mike Jenks -- Environmental capacity of a historic city: the Chester experience / Peter Drummond and Corinne Swain -- City space and pollution dispersion: a modelling and monitoring exercise / Caitriona Ni Rianin, Ben Croxford, John Littler and Alan Penn
  • Part V. Implementation: Who will care for compact cities? Richard Pratt and Peter Larkham -- Repairing our much abused cities: the way to sustainable living / Harley Sherlock -- Urban footprints: making best use of urban land and resources -- a rural perspective / Tony Burton and Lilli Matson -- The compact city and the need to travel: the implementation of UK planning policy guidance / Michael Breheny, Adrian Gurney and James Strike -- Sustainability in Scottish cities: two case studies of local management / Jim Johnson -- A new compact city form: concepts in practice / Louise Thomas and Will Cousins -- Conclusion: A question of sustainable urban form: conclusion / Mike Jenks, Katie Williams and Elizabeth Burton
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 350 pages
Isbn
9780419213000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The compact city: a sustainable urban form?
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Compact cities and sustainability: an introduction / Mike Jenks, Elizabeth Burton and Katie Williams -- Part I. Compact city theory: Centrists, decentrists and compromisers: views on the future of urban form / Michael Breheny -- In favour of the compact city / Mayer Hillman -- Density, efficiency and equality in Australian cities / Hugh Stretton -- The compact city: a successful, desirable and achievable urban form? / Louise Thomas and Will Cousins -- How compact is sustainable -- how sustainable is compact? / Ernie Scoffham and Brenda Vale -- The search for a sustainable urban form / Michael Welbank. -- Part II. Social and economic issues: Running the gauntlet: a compact city within a doughnut of decay / Hedley Smith -- Economic and social issues / Christopher Knight -- The compact city and the market: the case of residential development / Charles Fulford -- The compact city and the quality of life / Martin Crookston, Patrick Clarke and Joanna Averley -- Not compact cities but sustainable regions / Ray Green -- Urban consolidation and the family / Patrick N. Troy. -- Part III. Environment and resources: The transport dimension / George Barrett -- Travel behaviour and local accessibility to services and facilities / Stuart Farthing, John Winter and Tessa Coombes -- Sustainable transport in a compact city / Peter Nijkamp and Sytze A. Rienstra -- Environmental stress and urban policy / Patrick N. Troy. -- Part IV. Measuring and monitoring: The precautionary principle and the compact city / Elizabeth Wilson -- The compact city and urban sustainability: conflicts and complexities / Elizabeth Burton, Katie Williams and Mike Jenks -- Environmental capacity of a historic city: the Chester experience / Peter Drummond and Corinne Swain -- City space and pollution dispersion: a modelling and monitoring exercise / Caitriona Ni Rianin, Ben Croxford, John Littler and Alan Penn
  • Part V. Implementation: Who will care for compact cities? Richard Pratt and Peter Larkham -- Repairing our much abused cities: the way to sustainable living / Harley Sherlock -- Urban footprints: making best use of urban land and resources -- a rural perspective / Tony Burton and Lilli Matson -- The compact city and the need to travel: the implementation of UK planning policy guidance / Michael Breheny, Adrian Gurney and James Strike -- Sustainability in Scottish cities: two case studies of local management / Jim Johnson -- A new compact city form: concepts in practice / Louise Thomas and Will Cousins -- Conclusion: A question of sustainable urban form: conclusion / Mike Jenks, Katie Williams and Elizabeth Burton
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 350 pages
Isbn
9780419213000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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