Planning at the Landscape Scale
By (author) Paul H. Selman
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Planning at the Landscape Scale by Paul H. Selman
Book DescriptionTraditionally, landscape planning has involved the designation and protection of exceptional countryside. However, whilst this still remains important, there is a growing recognition of the multi-functionality of rural areas, and the need to encourage sustainable use of the whole countryside rather than just its 'hotspots'. With an inter-disciplinary assessment of the rural environment, this book draws on theories of landscape values, people-place relationships, sustainable development, and plan implementation. It focuses on the competing influences of globalization and localization, seeing the role of planning as the reconciliation of these conflicting demands, reinforcing character and distinctiveness without museum-izing rural areas. Taking a 'landscape scale' approach to the topic, this book responds to the interest sparked by concern for rural landscapes and by recent local and national policy shifts in this area.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415351423
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Paul H. Selman
Planning at the Landscape Scale, Hardback (October 2005)
Taking a multi-disciplinary approach to planning, this book addresses the conflicting effects of globalization and localization in rural landscaping.
Environmental Planning, Paperback (December 1999)
Offers a comprehensive overview of the principles and practices of planning rural and urban environments. Introducing general ideas rather than specific practices, this book includes introductions to the nature and purpose of town planning; wildlife and landscape protection; and, pollution control.
Local Sustainability, Paperback (October 1996)» View all books by Paul H. Selman
Following on from the UN Conference on Environment and Development in 1992, sustainable development has become a major policy objective throughout the world. This book addresses the nature of sustainable development, the particular issues raised at local level, and the ways in which local citizens, organizations and businesses can respond.
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Author Biography - Paul H. Selman
Paul Selman is Professor of Landscape at Sheffield University.
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