Policy Press

Yvonne Rydin

Yvonne Rydin is Professor of Planning, Environment and Public Policy in the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London, with over thirty years of experience in researching and teaching in planning. She specialises in governance for urban sustainability looking both at topics such as urban energy, air quality and green spaces, and also processes such as the regulation of urban development, strategy preparation and the production of indicators.
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The Future of Planning

Beyond Growth Dependence

This timely book provides a fresh analysis of the limitations of the growth-dependence planning paradigm and considers alternative urban development models, ways of protecting and enhancing existing low value land uses and means of managing community assets within the built environment

The Purpose of Planning

Creating Sustainable Towns and Cities

Planning is an important aspect of policy making. This book looks at a range of issues to unlock the purpose of planning, ideal for students and practitioners alike.