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Retail

Posted on: 30 May 2013
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This supplement from Estates Gazette looks at the retail property market.

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Re-framing sustainable development: A critical analysis

Posted on: 29 May 2013
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This report by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM argues that the current emphasis on an integrated consideration of environmental, social and economic components of sustainability is undermined by poor decision making, weak governance and institutional frameworks. The report proposes that the concept of sustainability be reframed to focus more explicitly on the environmental dimension within culturally sympathetic contexts.

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Flying into the future: Key issues for assessing Britain’s aviation infrastructure needs

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A bigger hub airport at either Heathrow, Stansted or in the Thames Estuary is needed to meet Britain’s aviation needs, according to a new report by the Independent Transport Commission (ITC). It argues that good aviation connectivity is “crucial” for the British economy and jobs, but the country faces capacity constraints in both long-haul and short-haul travel.

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Sustainable tourism as driving force for cultural heritage sites development

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The publication analyses nine cultural heritage sites located in South-East Europe (Aquileia, Berat, Bitola, Cetinje, Dubrovnik, Hallstatt, Idrjia, Nafpaktos and Venice). The authors focused on the application of environmental planning and management approach to cultural heritage sites and studied the so called “Hit and Run Tourism” affecting some of the mentioned case study areas.

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Flooding bibliography

Posted on: 29 May 2013
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The Institution of Civil Engineers published this bibliography to accompany a conference held on 23 May 2013 on developing flood resilient communities.

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Large housing estates: ideas, rise, fall and recovery. The Bijlmermeer and beyond

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The author compares the Bijlmermeer (Amsterdam region) with many other large housing estates in the Netherlands and abroad, and analyses what conclusions may be of use for other areas. His book might be of use for all who deal with large housing estates, especially those facing challenges.

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International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change Annual Report 2012

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The International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change has published its latest annual report, providing an overview of the programme’s mission and objectives, and highlighting key activities of 2012.

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International Conference on Climate Change and Local Wisdom: Living in harmony within our built environment. Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia, 14-15 February 2013

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This conference explored the relationship between a high quality space for living by looking back to our past history and local context of the built environment to find the balance between development and conservation, and between design and nature. Proceedings are available online.

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Tourism and the shifting values of cultural heritage: Visiting pasts, developing futures. Taipei, Tajikistan, 5-9 April 2013

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This conference sought to examine both the tensions and opportunities in the processes of valuing and protecting cultural heritage and, in mobilising it for development purposes in the wider social sphere. Abstracts are available online.

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50th International Federation of Landscape Architects Congress. Auckland, New Zealand, 10-12 April 2013

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The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) is an organisation which represents the landscape architectural profession globally. It aims to provide leadership and networks to support the development of the profession and its effective participation in the realization of attractive, equitable and sustainable environments. Presentations are available online.

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