Urban Regeneration is widely discussed but less widely understood. Fully revised with important new policy, case studies and international analysis, the Second Edition of Urban Regeneration will correct that. The 16 chapters, written by leading experts, are organised into four sections: • The Context for Urban Regeneration: The history and evolution • Major Themes and Topics: Including Housing, Community, Employment and the Environment • Key Issues in Managing Urban Regeneration: Including Legal and Organisational considerations • Experience Elsewhere and a View of the Future: Expanded section now discussing Australia and the Celtic Fringe as well as Europe and the USA This is the essential handbook for practitioners involved in regeneration, as well as students of planning, urban studies, geography and architecture.
Chapter 15: Urban Regeneration in Australia
Urban Regeneration in Australia
Urban regeneration will occupy an increasingly significant role as a mechanism for sustainable urban development in the twenty-first century, given that for much of the past century city growth occurred without reference to the considerable array of pressures and constraints that now confront metropolitan planners, e.g. rapid population growth, urbanisation and intensification, resource constraints and climate change, as discussed in more detail in Newton and Doherty (2014). Of all the policy levers available to government in Australia to shape the future of a metropolitan region from an environmental and social perspective, where to encourage residential (re)development is one area where impact can be significant. Even more so if the key dimensions of an urban system ...