The text takes a balanced approach, weaving together the concerns of planning, capitalism, development, and cultural and environmental preservation. It helps students and planners to connect the needs of the environment with the need for financial gain. This approach is mirrored in the structure of the book which is divided into two parts, one focusing on theories and the other on techniques.
List of Figures.
Part I: Principles:.
1. Sustainable and Ethical:.
Development, planning, sustainability.
Property, interests, neomodernity.
Conservancy and development ethics.
With sustainable and ethical intent.
2. Knowledge power outcomes:.
How planning works.
The radical approach.
Part II: Practice:.
3. Charter for Conservation with Development:.
Resource exploitation and discard dynamics.
Socio–environmentalism: The new reality.
Soft pathways matrix.
The new culture: balanced harmony.
4. Growth of Pattern Management:.
Growth pattern information needs.
Growth management basics.
Macro management practice.
Growth pattern policy directions.
5. Urban Growth Management:.
Yesterday s solutions today s problems.
Suburbia and ex–suburbia costed.
Urban reforms: options and actions.
6. Tipping the Balance:.