A guide to today's careers in urban planning with advice for navigating a successful career. Filled with interviews and guidance from leading urban planners, it covers everything from educational requirements to planning specialities and the many directions in which a career in urban planning can go.
Planning and Urban Design Standards teaches students best practices and guidelines for urban planning and design. It has more than 1,400 informative illustrations and includes the latest rules of thumb for designing and evaluating any land-use scheme - from street plantings to new subdivisions.
Maps out the main challenges for spatial planning that have been created or amplified by climate change. Gives examples of strategic spatial responses to climate change from around the world, with a focus on implementation and governance.
This Queensland-based author presents an innovative new paradigm of 'Positive Development', in which the built environment provides greater life quality, health, amenity and safety for all, without sacrificing resources or money.