The Green Built Environment
This book Introduces the Green Built Environment to the general reader as well as the professional specialist and students!
Edited by Miriam Kennet and Judith Felton ISBN: 9781907543067 RRP £40.00 +P &P (£20.00 +P&P for students) Published by the Green Economics Institute
Based on a research project and events focused on the economy of the rural urban fringe undertaken for the government, and an event where planners, landscape, economists, development specialists and experts in architecture and renewables came together with councillors to work out long term strategies for sustainability and using the examples of Stonehenge and Pompeii as guides and warnings.
This book is a working handbook for practitioners in all these fields.
It is also an ideal companion for courses in Planning, Policy Making, and Green Economics and Sustainable Development, and design, many of which are being run at Masters level in University Built Environment Departments around the world.
The book will be useful for architects, planners, campaigners, policy makers and councillors with examples from all those fields from around the world! It brings innovative ideas and perspectives to deal with the current social and economic problems that are affecting the planet.
Are you a planner, builder, civil engineer, local, regional, national government councillor or official, geographers and environmental managers. Are you a student, a Professor or an academic looking to research the field of The Green Built Environment? Are you an activist, a campaigner or a policy maker looking to integrate ideas from this discipline? Are you from a company, or a professional eager to green your business?
This handbook will show you the latest issues and developments and how to integrate Green Economics into your life and work.
Book Overview: 6 parts. No. of pages 300 approx. ISBN: 9781907543067
The Green Built Environment “Green economics is like an intellectual sweet shop.” Manda Brookman, COAST – Cornwall Action for Sustainable Tourism.
“Green Economics, an economics based on holism, is music to our ears.” HRH. Prince Charles.
“The ideas of the Green Economics Institute are stunning, diverse and provocative!” A participant at one of our events “The Green Economics Institute has clearly resonated with people’s deep need for a real sense of purpose, which they have found lacking elsewhere.”
Green Economics Professional “The Green Economics Institute introduces an important dimension which is still often missing in the analysis of social dialogue, namely the issue of how to combine social, economic and environmental objectives.” Dr Adam Mrozowicki, Institute of Sociology, University of Wroclaw Poland
“The variety of people, the mixture of cultures and ideas contributes to the uniqueness of the Green Economics Institute’s work.” Daniela Kostadinova Petrovic, Serbia and Montenegro and GTZ German Technical Cooperation Green Economics is economics for the people.
It brings innovative ideas and perspectives to deal with the current social and economic problems that are affecting the planet. In this Handbook, we explore the wide spectrum of ideas and elements of The Green Built Environment, planning and landscape as well as architecture and buildings, from a Green Economics Perspective.
Miriam Kennet is CEO, director and co-founder of the Green Economics Institute and the founder and editor of the International Journal of Green Economics. She is a member of the Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University, where she trained in climate change and climate science. She has also been a Parish Councilor. She has been researching into the green built environment as part of government project on the Rural Urban Fringe especially with regard to long termism and what constitutes value and values. She is the author and editor of over 100 articles, books and book chapters in many languages, including a book on the green built environment and climate change currently being published by Wileys. Miriam recently was named as one of the 100 most powerful unseen women making change globally by a poverty charity.
Judith Felton has been an editor with the Green Economics Institute for several years, producing numerous volumes, journals, proceedings and books. Her background is in healthcare and she works as a complementary therapist. She is interested in the Buddhist approach to Green Economics.
Authors of this, the first book in the on the green built environment include: Jonathan Essex (UK), Miriam Kennet (UK), Jeffrey Turk (Belgium and Slovenia), Michelle S. Gale D’Oliveira (Brasilia), Sir Crispin Tickell (UK), Davide Bottos (Italy), Elizelle Juanee Cilliers (South Africa), Chit Chong (UK), Meredith Hunter (Australia), Cristina Cerulli (UK), Colin Tudge (UK), Edmundo Werna (Italy), Abdul Saboor Atrafi, Daniel Sharf, Pauline Mouret (France), Sandra Gusta (Latvia), Valerijs Skribans (Latvia), Alan Knight (UK), Martin Field, Ken Neal, Monica E. Siegrist (Australia), Winston Ka Ming Mak