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Promoting environmental quality through urban planning and controls

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Center for Urban and Regional Studies.

Promoting environmental quality through urban planning and controls

a research report

by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Center for Urban and Regional Studies.

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Published by Environmental Studies Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency] in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • City planning -- United States.,
    • Environmental policy -- United States.,
    • Urban policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 435-463.

      Statementby Edward J. Kaiser [and others.
      ContributionsKaiser, Edward John., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Environmental Studies Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT167 .U56 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 465 p.
      Number of Pages465
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5166437M
      LC Control Number74601444

        DOI link for Urban Environmental Planning. Urban Environmental Planning book. Policies, Instruments and Methods in an International Perspective 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. With a passion for solving environmental issues and sustainable urban development she enrolled in a Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning / Bachelor of Science double degree. 'I love having the opportunity to solve real problems and work on projects that can contribute to building better environments,' Jasmine said.

        Urban resilience goes hand in hand with environmental sustainability. The World Bank’s Global Platform for Sustainable Cities (GPSC) works with mayors in developing countries to transform cities into inclusive and resilient hubs of growth, as part of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)’s Sustainable Cities program that is active in a focus in urban landscape planning and urban design on the creation of high-quality public spaces, or place-making. This is supported by a growing body of research which shows how high-quality public spaces are economically and socially beneficial for local communities and contribute positively to residents’ quality of life and wellbeing.

      The various dimensions of urban life – environmental, economic, social and cultural – are interwoven and success in urban development can only be achieved through an integrated approach. Measures concerning physical urban renewal must be combined with those promoting education, economic development, social inclusion and environmental. Urban planning is a technical and political process concerned with the development and design of land use and the built environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas, such as transportation, communications, and distribution networks. Urban planning deals with physical layout of human settlements. The primary concern is the public welfare, which.


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