Advancing Sustainability at the Sub-National Level: The by Eran Feitelson

By Eran Feitelson

Sustainability notions were commonly embraced via planners. although, the query of what can planners give a contribution to the development of such notions has now not acquired a lot cognizance earlier. This quantity examines the aptitude contribution of making plans to the development of sustainability at sub-national point, and the constraints it faces in doing so. Bringing jointly case stories from the united states, united kingdom, Poland, Israel, South Africa, The Netherlands and Italy, it covers a variety of concerns and contexts, starting from the metropolitan to the neighborhood point. at the foundation of those case reports, the e-book exhibits that planners do certainly have various ideas to increase sustainability notions at those degrees, and seem to be doing so. The booklet proposes that planners may still function at degrees: first of all to alter institutional buildings, and secondly to develop sustainability notions incrementally meanwhile, in the present institutional constraints.

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