Authors Acknowledgments 1. What does sustainability mean for cities? 2. Sustainable homes and suburbs 3. Nature in the city 4. Sustainable workplaces 5. Sustainable transport 6. Making the green city 7. Green-shaded cities Notes and references Index
Nicholas Low is Associate Professor of Environmental Planning at the University of Melbourne and the author or editor of eight books. Low is a Fellow of the Royal Australian Planning Institute and a member of the editorial board of four international journals in planning and environment. He is currently researching transport institutions and policy in Australia.Brendan Gleeson is Professor of Urban 'Policy and Management at Griffith University, Brisbane. His research interests include urban planning and governance, urban social policy, disability studies, and environmental theory and policy. He is co-author and co-editor with Nicholas Low of a variety of books on urban planning, environmental policy and transport issues. Gleeson has worked professionally in many countries, including the UK, Germany, New Zealand, the USA and Australia.Dr Ray Green is a landscape architect, environmental planner and Head of Landscape Architecture at the University of Melbourne. He has also practised professionally as a landscape architect in the Untied States, Mexico, Australia and Southeast Asia.Dr Darko Radovic has taught, researched and practised architecture and urban design in Europe, Australia and Asia. He heads the Masters of Urban Design Program at the University of Melbourne.
'There is much in the polemics of this book to sympathise with and much in the examples of sustainable practice to admire.' - Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design'The authors make a strong commitment to the perspective of the citizen, the result is a very refreshing analysis and prescription.' - Urban Studies, Volume 43, No 10
'There is much in the polemics of this book to sympathise with and much in the examples of sustainable practice to admire.' - Nicholas A. Phelps, Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 2006