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Sustainable Urban Development Series


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The Sustainable Urban Development series focuses on the research and debate of the BEQUEST (Building, Environmental Quality Evaluation for Sustainability) network funded by the European Commission. Together the books provide a toolkit of interest and value to policy makers, academics, professionals and advanced level students in Urban Planning, Urban Property Development, Urban Design, Architecture, Construction and related areas of the built environment.

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Sustainable Urban Development Volume 3: The Toolkit for Assessment

Sustainable Urban Development Volume 3: The Toolkit for Assessment

Ron Vreeker, Mark Deakin, Stephen Curwell
December 12, 2008

The third volume of the Sustainable Urban Development Series outlines the BEQUEST toolkit that helps link protocol with the assessment methods currently available for evaluating the sustainability of urban development. It details the decision support mechanisms developed for users of the...

Sustainable Urban Development Volume 4: Changing Professional Practice

Sustainable Urban Development Volume 4: Changing Professional Practice

Ian Cooper, Martin Symes
August 22, 2008

This new book explores how the professions responsible for enhancing the built environment's sustainability seek to deliver this new agenda, offering multi-perspective case studies and discussion to argue for a rethinking of the role of urban development professional. Showing how...

Sustainable Urban Development Volume 2: The Environmental Assessment Methods

Sustainable Urban Development Volume 2: The Environmental Assessment Methods

Mark Deakin, Gordon Mitchell, Peter Nijkamp, Ron Vreeker
April 05, 2007

In this book, the second of a three-volume series, leading authorities on the methodology of environmental assessment provide a unique insight into questions of critical importance to sustainable urban development. Using the framework and protocols set out in Volume 1, Volume 2 examines how well...

Sustainable Urban Development Volume 1: The Framework and Protocols for Environmental Assessment

Sustainable Urban Development Volume 1: The Framework and Protocols for Environmental Assessment

Stephen Curwell, Mark Deakin, Martin Symes
September 07, 2005

Based on original research, this first volume of a set of groundbreaking new books sets out a framework for analyzing sustainable urban development and develops a set of protocols for evaluating the sustainability of urban development. Protocols included are for sustainable urban planning, urban...

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