Urban Environmental Planning: Policies, Instruments, and Methods in an International Perspective / Edition 2

Urban Environmental Planning: Policies, Instruments, and Methods in an International Perspective / Edition 2

by Donald Miller, Gert de Roo
     
 

While other sources identify the need for effective programmes to improve urban environmental quality, this volume describes and assesses analytical methods and implementing programmes practised by leading communities around the world. See more details below

Overview

While other sources identify the need for effective programmes to improve urban environmental quality, this volume describes and assesses analytical methods and implementing programmes practised by leading communities around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754643920
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Series:
Urban Planning and Environment Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Pollution control in the United Kingdom13
3Tackling the problem of conflicting land uses in Hong Kong : a planner's view25
4From measurement to measures : land use and environmental protection in Brooklyn, New York35
5Land use conflicts and problem solving strategies : three case studies in the metropolitan area of Lisbon41
6A noise remedy program : Seattle-Tacoma International Airport59
7Land use conflicts at a nuclear weapons site : contamination, industry and habitat at Hanford, USA69
8Risk-based urban environmental planning : the Seattle experience77
9Towards an integrated district oriented policy : a policy for urban planning and the environment in Amsterdam95
10Improving environmental performance of local land use plans : an experiment with sustainable urban planning in Amsterdam109
11A method for incorporating environmental aspects into spatial planning121
12Innovative mitigation at a treatment plant : the applied waste water technologies research program137
13Dutch integrated environmental zoning : a comprehensive program for dealing with urban environmental spillovers147
14The rise and fall of the environmental zone : a discussion about area oriented environmental planning in urban areas161
15Integrated environmental zoning in the IJmond-Region near Amsterdam169
16Integrated environmental zoning and American inner-city redevelopment : a helpful intersection of land-use planning and environmental law181
17(Integrated) environmental zoning : a comparative study of 12 countries191
18Seattle's environmentally critical areas policies205
19A wildlife habitat network for community planning using GIS technology219
20Reducing flood damage impacts of urbanisation : institutional problems and approaches231
21Environmental appraisal of development plans245
22Integrated environmental zoning in local land use plans : some Dutch experiences261
23Integrating environmental quality criteria in municipal master plans : a general proposal269

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