By Alexander Fehér
This e-book makes a speciality of the crops historical past of the cultural panorama in southwestern Slovakia, which was once proven and followed through mankind and has considering continuously developed according to ongoing alterations (in environmental stipulations, biodiversity, land use, etc.). The publication analyses 4 dominant ecosystems regular for the cultural panorama and laid low with people: woodlands, wetlands, grasslands and agricultural land. every one atmosphere is mentioned in separate chapters. The chapters contain (a) uncomplicated info, common features, improvement techniques, developments and interpretations, (b) a printed or non-published case research in line with the author’s personal learn, and (c) an in depth bibliography. a suite of maps at the plants heritage and indices of geographical names and crops names serve to around out the insurance. The paintings offers a necessary element of departure for describing the common neighborhood features of the cultural panorama, with a watch to its destiny preservatio
By Greg Halseth,Laura Ryser
This e-book advances our figuring out of resource-dependent areas in built economies within the twenty first Century. It explores how rural and small city places are operating to discover good fortune in a brand new economic system marked by means of demographic, monetary, social, cultural, political, and environmental swap. How are we to appreciate the adjustments and differences operating via groups and economies? the place are the trajectories of swap top those resource-dependent locations and areas? Drawing upon examples from Canada, united states, united kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and the Nordic nations, those and different questions are explored and addressed via developing a serious political economic climate framework of source hinterland transition.
Towards a Political economic climate of source established Regions is a key source for college kids and researchers in geography, rural and commercial sociology, economics, environmental experiences, political technological know-how, nearby stories, and making plans, in addition to policy-makers, these in and the personal zone, and native and neighborhood improvement practitioners.
By Martin Johanson,Heléne Lundberg
By Nick Gallent,Iqbal Hamiduddin,Meri Juntti,Sue Kidd,Dave Shaw
Introduction to Rural making plans: Economies, groups and Landscapes offers a severe research of the main demanding situations dealing with rural areas and the ways in which public coverage and group motion form rural spaces.?
The moment version presents an exam of the composite nature of ‘rural planning’, which mixes land-use and spatial making plans components with neighborhood motion, nation-state administration and the tasks and programmes of nationwide and supra-national corporations and organizations. It additionally deals a extensive research of entrepreneurial social motion as a shaper of rural results, with specific assurance of the localism time table and Neighbourhood making plans in England. With a spotlight on accessibility and rural shipping provision, this booklet examines the governance preparations had to carry built-in recommendations spanning city and rural locations. via an exam of the atmosphere method of environmental making plans, it hyperlinks the procurement of atmosphere providers to the worldwide demanding situations of habitat degradation and loss, weather switch and source shortage and administration.
A helpful source for college kids of making plans, rural improvement and rural geography, Introduction to Rural Planning goals to make experience of present rural demanding situations and making plans ways, comparing the foreign money of the ‘rural’ label within the context of worldwide urbanisation, arguing that rural areas are relational areas characterized via severe construction and intake tensions.?
By James Viggers,David Lindenmayer,Haylee Weaver
The authors current a chronology of the evolution of the catchment and water provide method pre-1900 to this present day. They speak about significant advancements, regulations, and building and administration actions. each one bankruptcy is illustrated with ancient black and white pictures in addition to newly taken images that distinction current scenes with these from the earlier. Chapters additionally contain many desirable tales of existence in the water catchments and dealing for the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works.
Finally, the booklet comprises many striking insights into present and destiny matters with Melbourne’s water provide, together with matters linked to the hugely arguable North-South Pipeline and the desalination plant.
By World Bank
The publication discusses implications of the examine and descriptions strength coverage recommendations for governments which may support maximize some great benefits of city progress. those coverage ideas contain strategically buying land to organize for destiny city enlargement; developing nationwide urbanization rules that deal with the expansion of the total method of towns instantly as a way to aid economically effective urbanization; making an investment in small and medium city parts; making sure spatial entry to the bad to be able to make city progress extra inclusive; maximizing the advantages to the surroundings of present city density via place, coordination, and layout of density; and developing mechanisms to help interjurisdictional cooperation throughout metropolitan components.
Leaders and coverage makers on the nationwide, provincial, and town degrees who are looking to know the way developments of their towns evaluate with others in East Asia, in addition to researchers and scholars drawn to the transformative phenomenon of urbanization within the constructing global, will locate this e-book a useful resource.
By Mintesnot G. Woldeamanuel
the writer discusses social, health and wellbeing and monetary effects of autocentric transportation and attainable coverage measures to handle them. the $64000 subject of fixing trip habit is mentioned. Chapters include elementary techniques, case stories, overview questions and ideas for sophistication projects.
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By Michael Hough
By Puay Yok Tan,Chi Yung Jim
This booklet bargains an outline of modern clinical literature on city greening and concrete ecology, concentrating on various disciplines comparable to panorama structure, geography, city ecology, city climatology, biodiversity conservation, city governance, structure and concrete hydrology. It comprises contributions within which teachers, public coverage specialists and practitioners percentage their substantial wisdom at the multi-faceted points of greening towns. The greening of towns has witnessed an international resurgence during the last twenty years and has made an important contribution to city liveability and sustainability, in addition to expanding resilience. As city greening efforts proceed to extend, it truly is worthwhile to advertise fresh advances in our realizing of assorted features of making plans, layout and administration of city greenery, yet whilst, it's also vital to achieve that there are vital gaps in our wisdom and that additional learn is required. The e-book is equipped in 3 major elements: recommendations, capabilities and kinds of city greening. the 1st half examines the historic roots of greening towns and the way the burgeoning box of city ecology can give a contribution invaluable rules and methods to steer the making plans, layout and administration of city greening. the second one half shifts the focal point to the varied variety of prone – the features – supplied by way of city greening, akin to these concerning city weather, city biodiversity, human health and wellbeing, and neighborhood development. the ultimate half explores traditional, usually ignored, yet vital kinds of city greenery akin to city woodlands and concrete farms, in addition to quite contemporary types of city greenery like these built-in with constructions and waterways. It deals a prepared reference source for researchers, practitioners and policy-makers to understand the serious concerns and set off extra reviews and functions within the quest for high-performance eco-friendly cities.
By Belinda Yuen,Anthony G.O. Yeh
This ebook is meant to fill a data hole within the research of up to date high-rise residing. whereas there was a lot documentation at the engineering and technological points of tall structures, fairly little has been written in regards to the social and livability of high-rise. less is written approximately Asian towns although Asia is the present hotbed of high-rise development.
Even although conventional discourse of high-rise housing isn't really continuously confident, new forces are redefining its position in twenty first century urbanity. Many towns all over the world are reembracing high-rise in city time table below present narrative of sustainable improvement. High-rise is quick changing into a concern sector in foreign examine time table. the hunt is for livable and sustainable high-rise improvement. opposed to the history of present trends--globalization, urbanization, mixed-use improvement, and new-built taller structures in internal urban components in either constructed and constructing international locations, this ebook examines the software program: layout, economics, property administration, criminal and estate rights, actual atmosphere, making plans, group improvement, and social dimensions of high-rise dwelling. research is with the generally acclaimed winning high-rise public housing in Hong Kong and Singapore to appreciate the benefits and concerns of high-rise dwelling, and to distill the major issues and classes within the making of a ‘good’ highrise residing setting. Hong Kong and Singapore were developing high-rise for greater than 4 a long time every one. the vast majority of their inhabitants has moved to stay in high-rise, settling on to reside high-rise, and registering regularly excessive residential delight. the peak of residence structures in either towns maintains to upward push. The tallest is predicted to be 70-storey. it's the rivalry of this e-book that opposite to previous universal unfavourable discourses on public high-rise residing, the high-rise setting may perhaps but provide city citizens a delightful residing adventure. best housing lecturers, researchers and practitioners within the towns have contributed to this e-book. This booklet provides a well timed contribution to our realizing of a widening city phenomenon that would impact an increasing number of the world’s population.