Environmental Planning in the Netherlands: Too Good to be by Gert de Roo

By Gert de Roo

The Netherlands is without doubt one of the such a lot trendy and leading edge nations within the box of environmental making plans. during the last decade, its govt has brought such ground-breaking schemes as built-in Environmental Zoning, the City-Environment venture, the Bubble proposal and coverage strategies and new ways to dealing with noise, odours, soil pollutants, pollution and questions of safety. those tasks and coverage instruments replicate a swiftly altering and decentralising environmental coverage, which contrasts with extra traditional environmental ideologies. despite the fact that, at the present little is understood of those regulations within the overseas enviornment. De Roo exhibits how and why, lately, the country's making plans approach has moved clear of its conventional 'top-down' constitution. The ensuing alterations have had far-reaching outcomes for the conventional ideas of Dutch environmental coverage. additionally, measures for compensating over the top environmental lots are actually open to dialogue and environmental caliber is a topic of negotiation between stakeholders. these kinds of advancements suggest that environmental policy-making has turn into extra heavily built-in with neighborhood projects that concentrate on common location-specific traits. during this booklet, this improvement is often called 'tailor-made entire planning', which relates heavily to the neighborhood context, is area-specific, situation-dependent, and embraces shared governance.

Show description

Read Online or Download Environmental Planning in the Netherlands: Too Good to be True: From Command-and-Control Planning to Shared Governance (Urban Planning and Environment) PDF

Similar urban planning & development books

Activists in City Hall: The Progressive Response to the Reagan Era in Boston and Chicago

In 1983, Boston and Chicago elected revolutionary mayors with deep roots between neighborhood activists. Taking place of work because the Reagan management used to be taking flight federal relief from neighborhood governments, Boston's Raymond Flynn and Chicago's Harold Washington carried out significant guidelines that might live longer than them. greater than reforming governments, they replaced the substance of what the govt. used to be attempting to do: especially, to impact a degree of redistribution of assets to the towns' bad and dealing periods and clear of hole objectives of "growth" as measured through the buildup of skyscrapers.

Publics and the City (RGS-IBG Book Series)

Publics and town investigates struggles over the making of city publics, contemplating how the construction, administration and legislation of ‘public areas’ has emerged as an issue for either city politics and concrete conception. Advances a brand new framework for contemplating the various spatialities of publicness with regards to the town Argues city’s contribution to the making of publics is going past the availability of areas for public amassing Examines a chain of specific case reviews seems to be on the courting among urbanism, public spheres, and democracy

Architecture in an Age of Uncertainty (Ashgate Studies in Architecture)

Some time past 20 years fiscal bubbles inflated and architectural spending world wide reached fever pitch. In either well-established facilities of capital accumulation and far--flung locales, audacious construction tasks sprang up, whereas the skyscraper, heretofore mainly linked to American capitalism, appeared as though it may well close up and relocate to Dubai and Shanghai.

Still Renovating: A History of Canadian Social Housing Policy (Mcgill-Queen's Studies in Urban Governance)

Social housing - public, non-profit, or co-operative - used to be part of Canada's city good fortune tale. After years of overlook and lots of demands cheap houses and recommendations to homelessness, housing is once more a huge factor. In nonetheless Renovating, Greg Suttor tells the tale of the increase and fall of Canadian social housing coverage.

Extra info for Environmental Planning in the Netherlands: Too Good to be True: From Command-and-Control Planning to Shared Governance (Urban Planning and Environment)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.87 of 5 – based on 50 votes