Sustainability Assessment and Cities
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Sustainability assessment is growing as a new way to integrate environmental matters with economic and social considerations. The emerging techniques and processes are examined in terms of their application to cities on three levels: projects, plans, and buildings. The global context is used to examine the development of sustainability assessment in Australia, in particular Western Australia and New South Wales where innovative work has recently been done in cities.
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