Land, Development and Design

Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN-13 : 9781444328684

Page : 360 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 684 voters

Development of brownfield land can address shortfalls in theavailability of land for housing and other buildings, but thesesites present a range of problems that must be overcome in anysuccessful development. Land, Development and Design addresses all of the issuesin the context of the reuse of urban land, providing a solid,readable overview of the principles and practice of theregeneration of brownfield sites. Divided into four parts, coveringthe development process and planning policies; site assessment,risk analysis and remediation of contaminated land; developmentissues and finally design issues, the principal focus of the bookis on the reuse of urban land. It includes a full discussion ofcontaminated land, so that readers are aware of the issues andoptions available to resolve this problem. Land, Development and Design has been extensively revisedsince its first edition and provides final year undergraduate andpostgraduate students of both planning and surveying, as well asprofessional planners, surveyors and developers, a solid andreadable overview of the principles and practice of regeneration ofthe built environment.