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The green belt has been one of the UK’s most consistent and successful planning policies. Over the past century, it has limited urban sprawl and preserved the countryside around our cities, but is it still fit for purpose in a world of unprecedented urban growth and potentially catastrophic climate change? Repurposing the Green Belt in the 21st Century examines the history of the green belt in the UK and how it has influenced planning regimes in other countries. Despite its undoubted achievements, it is time to review the green belt as an instrument of urban planning and landscape design. The problem of the ecological impact of cities and the mitigation measures of major climate changes are at the top of the urban agenda across the world. Urban agriculture, blue and green infrastructures, and forestation are the new ecological design imperatives driving urban policymaking. Through an examination of practice in the UK and in countries such as the Netherlands, Spain and Germany, the book proposes a framework for a reconsideration of the critical relationship between the city and its hinterlands for the 21st century. It will be useful for undergraduate and postgraduate students of planning, landscape architecture, urban design, architecture and land economics, as well as practitioners in design, planning and property/real estate.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Half-Title Page
  2. pp. i-ii
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  1. Title Page
  2. p. iii
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Reviews
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  1. List of figures
  2. pp. viii-xii
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  1. List of tables
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. p. xiv
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  1. Introduction
  2. Peter Bishop
  3. pp. 1-5
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  1. 1. A lost Arcadia: the historical emergence of Green Belt thinking in the UK
  2. Peter Bishop
  3. pp. 6-43
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  1. 2. Garden Cities, suburbs and fringes: the Green Belt in a global setting
  2. Alona Martinez Perez
  3. pp. 44-76
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  1. 3. An arena of conflict: the Green Belt debate in the 21st century
  2. Peter Bishop
  3. pp. 77-118
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  1. 4. The ‘Beltscape’: new horizons for the city in its natural region
  2. Rob Roggema
  3. pp. 119-155
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  1. 5. Conclusions: the Green Belt – a legacy for the 22nd century
  2. Peter Bishop
  3. pp. 156-163
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 164-168
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781787358843
Related ISBN(s)
9781787358850
MARC Record
OCLC
1201178450
Launched on MUSE
2021-01-19
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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