1 edition of Systems thinking and decision making in urban and environmental planning found in the catalog.
Systems thinking and decision making in urban and environmental planning
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-176) and index.
|LC Classifications||HT166 .P47 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 182 p. :|
|Number of Pages||182|
|LC Control Number||2010929040|
Holistic Management defined The Savory Institute website states that Holistic Management is a process of decision-making and planning that gives people the insights and management tools needed to understand nature: resulting in better, more informed decisions that balance key social, environmental, and financial considerations. I interpret the word “nature” to . Papers in this issue explore how data analytics, performance measures and assessment, urban building energy modeling, interactive digital technologies, and decision models such as Geodesign connect to urban form, network systems and design decision making, many in community and neighborhood-scale urban : Perry Pj Yang, Yoshiki Yamagata. systems approaches is human capacity to govern for the whole. Community-driven climate resilience planning is based on a simple premise: the more residents participate in their own community solutions, the more effective those solutions will be. The reality, however, is not quite as simple. Few cities have. Rapid urbanisation generates risks and opportunities for sustainable development. Urban policy and decision makers are challenged by the complexity of cities as social–ecological–technical systems. Consequently there is an increasing need for collaborative knowledge development that supports a whole-of-system view, and transformational change at Cited by:: Cited by::
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This paper develops a new approach to the planning process. It begins by examining the critical role played by the planner's assumptions. Two criteria for a good planning technique are suggested by this examination: (1) It should expose the assumptions underlying a proposed plan so that management can reconsider them and (2) it should suggest new and more relevant Cited by: The Garland Science website Systems thinking and decision making in urban and environmental planning book no longer available to access and you have been automatically redirected to INSTRUCTORS.
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The use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for contextual analysis and evaluation and computer-aided design for visualization is emphasized and taught. This is called critical systems thinking. Making use of over 25 case studies, the book offers an account of the development of systems thinking and of major efforts to apply the approach in real-world interventions.
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