Achieving sustainable urban form / edited by Katie Williams, Elizabeth Burton, and Mike Jenks

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Subjects: Sociology, Urban
Cities and towns--Growth
City planning
Sustainable development
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London : New York : E & FN Spon, 2000
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: xii, 388 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Contributors
Achieving Sustainable Urban Form: An Introduction / Katie Williams, Elizabeth Burton, Mike Jenks 1
Pt. 1. Defining Sustainable Urban Form
Introduction / Katie Williams, Elizabeth Burton, Mike Jenks 7
Models and Pathways: The Diversity of Sustainable Urban Futures / Simon Guy, Simon Marvin 9
The Potential of the Compact City for Promoting Social Equity / Elizabeth Burton 19
Does Intensifying Cities Make them More Sustainable? / Katie Williams 30
Urban Form and Environmental Performance / Peter Newton 46
Energy, Transport and Urban Form in Australia / Michael Buxton 54
The New Millennium and the New Urban Paradigm: The Compact City in Practice / Mohammad-Reza Masnavi 64
Housing Form, Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions / Peter Newton, Selwyn Tucker, Michael Ambrose 74
Urban Form and Ecosystem Dynamics: Empirical Evidence and Practical Implications / Marina Alberti 84
The 'Ground Rules' of Sustainable Urban Form / Ernie Scoffham, Teresa Marat-Mendes 97
Pt. 2. Urban Form and Transport: New Dimensions
Introduction / Katie Williams, Elizabeth Burton, Mike Jenks 107
Sustainable Urban Form: The Big Picture / Peter Newman, Jeff Kenworthy 109
The Transport Implications of Alternative Urban Forms / David Simmonds, Denvil Coombe 121
Accessibility in Swedish Towns / Mats Reneland 131
The Contribution of Mixed Land Uses to Sustainable Travel in Cities / Uyen-Phan Van, Martyn Senior 139
Assessing the Sustainability of Urban Development Policies / Helena Titheridge, Simon Hall, David Banister 149
The Exploding City Region: Should It, Can It, Be Reversed? / Peter Headicar 160
Land Use, Transport and People: Identifying the Connections / Dominic Stead, Jo Williams, Helena Titheridge 174
Pt. 3. Approaches and Strategies for Achieving Sustainable Urban Form
Introduction / Katie Williams, Elizabeth Burton, Mike Jenks 187
Development/Demonstration: An Adaptive Strategy / David van Vliet 189
Sustainable Urban Management Systems / Michael Crilly, Adam Mannis 202
Urban Form and the Sustainability of Urban Systems: Theory and Practice in a Northern Conurbation / Joe Ravetz 215
Compact Cities, Environmental Conflicts and Policy Strategies: Complexity as a Criterion for Decision Making / Gert de Roo 229
The Acceptability of Urban Intensification / Mike Jenks 242
Sustainable Development Comes of Age: The Thames Environment 21 Experience / Hugh Howes 251
The Kent Design Initiative: Towards a Sustainable Future / Abigail Raymond 258
Review of the Wycombe District Local Plan: Comparative Strategic Site Assessment - the Goals Achievement Matrix / Giuseppe Zanre 266
Pt. 4. Built Form and Design Solutions
Introduction / Katie Williams, Elizageth Burton, Mike Jenks 273
The Contribution of Urban Villages to Sustainable Development / Michelle Thompson-Fawcett 275
Generating Models of Urban Sustainability: Vienna's Westbahnhof Sustainable Hill Town / Heidi Dumreicher, Richard S. Levine, Ernest J. Yanarella 288
Sustainable Development in Southern California: The Case of Playa Vista / Alexander E. Kalamaros 299
The Hulme Estate and the 'Homes for Change' Development: Britain's First Major Sustainable Housing Project / Peter G. Fauset 303
Sustainable Urban Renewal: Kolding Denmark / David van Vliet, Torben Gade 310
Sustainable Social Housing for No Extra Cost? / James Morgan, Roger Talbot 319
A Sustainable Urban Matrix: Achieving Sustainable Urban Form in Residential Buildings / Tigran Hasic 329
Achieving Sustainable Urban Form through the Adaptive Re-Use of Buildings for Residential Use / Tim Heath 337
Achieving Sustainable Urban Form: Conclusions / Katie Williams, Elizabeth Burton, Mike Jenks 347
References 357
Index 383
Additional Authors: Williams, Katie
Burton, Elizabeth
Jenks, M. (Michael)
Notes: LCCN: 99039827
ISBN: 0419244506 (pb.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-382) and index
OCLC Number: 41959250
ISBN/ISSN: 0419244506