Sustainable Urban Planning introduces the principles and practices behind urban and regional planning in the context of environmental sustainability. This timely text reflects a growing recognition that cities, where the majority of humans w live, need to be developed in a sustainable way. It weaves together the concerns of planning, capitalism, development, and cultural and environmental preservation. It helps students and planners to marry the needs of the environment with the need for financial gain.
Robert Riddell is Professor Emeritus at Auckland University, New Zealand.