ISBN-10:
0415553334
ISBN-13:
9780415553339
Pub. Date:
08/30/2010
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Water and the City: risk, resilience and planning for a sustainable future / Edition 1

Water and the City: risk, resilience and planning for a sustainable future / Edition 1

by Iain White
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ISBN-13: 9780415553339
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/30/2010
Series: Natural and Built Environment Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Iain White is a qualified Town Planner, a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and a Lecturer in Spatial Planning at the University of Manchester. His main research interest lies in exploring issues surrounding water and the built environment.

Table of Contents

Section 1: The Past, Present and Future Context 1. Nature, Climate and Hazard 2. Drivers for Change Section 2: The Problems of Water in the City 3. Too Much Water in the City 4. Too Little Water in the City Section 3: Towards A Conceptual Framework 5. Risk, Resilience and Spatial Planning 6. Principles of Intervention Section 4: Planning for a Sustainable Future 7. Hazard and Resilience in the City 8. Exposure and Resilience in the City 9. Vulnerability and Resilience in the City 10. Towards a more Sustainable City Bibliography

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