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A Legal Guide to Urban and Sustainable Development for Planners, Developers and Architects
A Legal Guide to Urban and Sustainable Development for Planners, Developers and Architects Daniel K. Slone, Doris S. Goldstein 0470053291 9780470053294 Practical guide to the legal issues of using urbanist and sustainable development principlesBy exa
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A Legal Guide to Urban and Sustainable Development for Planners, Developers and Architects by Daniel K. Slone, Doris S. Goldstein

Practical guide to the legal issues of using urbanist and sustainable development principlesBy examining and explaining the particular legal issues that accompany urbanist design and sustainable development, this timely book shows urban planners, developers, designers, and architects how to make the law work for them in planning and executing sustainable urban projects. Written by experienced attorneys, this book thoroughly explains the practical implications of the current law and legal theories surrounding urbanism and sustainability, and forecasts its future directions.Using case studies, photographs, and illustrations, this book offers real-world solutions to the legal issues of urban and sustainable development, including:Incorporating good urban design principles into local land regulationOvercoming impediments to urban and sustainable design practiceGetting projects built and codes changed within the existing zoning frameworkUsing fundamentally new approaches to zoningManaging and coping with litigationStructuring and operating the mixed-use common interest communityUnderstanding legal issues specific to urbanist building typesAvoiding unnecessary conflicts between urbanist codes and sustainability codesCollectively, the authors have handled every aspect of urbanist law. The two lead authors, Daniel K. Slone and Doris S. Goldstein, are attorneys who are pioneers in the field, having worked with architects, planners, city officials, and developers at the vanguard of urban planning and sustainability. Their comments and firsthand experience, interspersed throughout the book, help illuminate how the law governs day-to-day planning and development activities.The movements toward sustainable and urbanist development are changing the landscape of America. Armed with this book, you can confidently navigate through the law as you initiate an urban development project and see it to fruition.

Author: Daniel K. Slone, Doris S. Goldstein

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Wiley

Publication Date: 2008-08-18

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Daniel K. Slone, Doris S. Goldstein (Edition: 1) Hardcover