Unique insights into the planning, design, and management of sustainable and healthy environments
The planning, design, and management of sustainable and healthy environments are the key themes addressed in the papers in this book, selected from the IAPS 19 Conference held in Alexandria (Egypt). Authors from a number of different disciplines discuss challenges, approaches, and successfully implemented environmental measures intended to promote healthy and sustainable environments: healthy environments for children and adults, settlement patterns, housing and sustainability, managing the environment, nature.
With reports on research from Scandinavia to Latin America, Japan to the Middle East, by expert authors drawn from four continents, this book offers unique global insights into the planning, design, and management of sustainable and healthy environments that can inform and inspire activities at a local level.
From the Reviews
"What if a topic were so very important that a title could never totally embrace it? This book explores links among sustainability, the environment, and the health of people. ... It application is truly global, with interested readers on every continent. ...
I heartily recommend this book to a broad, concerned readership."
J. Thomas Pierce, MBBS PhD(Navy Environmental Health Center) in Doody' Book Review 2010.