Sustainable urban development : a quadruple bottom line assessment framework
Teriman, Suharto, Yigitcanlar, Tan, & Mayere, Severine (2009) Sustainable urban development : a quadruple bottom line assessment framework. In The Second Infrastructure Theme Postgraduate Conference : Conference Proceedings, Queensland University of Technology, Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering, Queensland University of Technoogy, Brisbane, pp. 228-238.
Sustainable development has long been promoted as the best answer to the world's environmental problems. This term has generated mass appeal as it implies that the development of the built environment and its associated resource consumption can both be achieved without jeopardising the natural environment. In the urban context, sustainability issues have been reflected in the pomotion of sustainable urbanisation in a manner that allows future generations to repeat this process. This paper attempts to highlight an increasing urgency in formulating a suitable model for assessing sustainability at urban level, because this is where the bulk of a nation's population reside, and where sustainability problems mostly occur. It will also point out to the increasing importance of governance in facilitating urban sustainability research. This assessment involves the use of physical, social, environmental and goverance aspects in assessing the extent to which development of an urban settlement is sustainable. Specifically, this assessment model is carried out to determine whether or not sustainable urban development pratice is implemented in the provision of residential development, and in particular whether the development of master-planned residential communities have more desireable outcomes compared to traditional residential subdivision.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Sustainable Urban Development, Quadruple Bottom Line Assessment, Urban Governance, Master Planned Communities, Traditional Residential Subdivision|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Urban Analysis and Development (120507)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Please consult the authors.|
|Copyright Statement:||This publication documents conference proceedings. Reproduction, but not modification, is permissable without the authors' consent but must be referenced appropriately. No modification of this publication's contents is allowed.|
|Deposited On:||27 Jan 2010 11:58|
|Last Modified:||10 Jun 2010 00:16|
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