Triple book launch: Radical urban planning, health and well-being and planning law

Date: 18 July 2017
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Cost: Free

You are invited to the Bristol launch of three books from the University of the West of England (UWE, Bristol) and the WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments. Drinks and nibbles provided. The guest speaker is George Ferguson, ex-Mayor of Bristol.

City of Well-being: a radical guide to planning

by Hugh Barton (Routledge 2017)

"A majestic book" "Putting people at the heart of the place-making process" "Eloquently argued, beautifully written and scholarly in its comprehensive scope" "An urgently needed blueprint for creating healthy, liveable and sustainable cities."

- George Ferguson, Susan Thompson, Professor of planning, NSW University, and Herbert Girardet, international sustainability consultant

Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-being

(now in paperback) edited by Hugh Barton, Susan Thompson, Sarah Burgess and Marcus Grant (Routledge 2015)

"A manifesto for how we should plan our neighbourhoods, towns and cities. It champions the objectives of health and well-being. I'd like to see every politician, planner and developer given a copy."

- Kevin McCloud, MBE

The essential guide to planning law: Decision-making and practice in the UK

by Adam Sheppard, Deborah Peel, Heather Ritchie and Sophie Berry (Policy Press 2017)

“An easily accessible way into the planning worlds of our UK nations for someone who is just starting their career in planning. Reasonably compact but also comprehensive it provides an overview of planning law and practice with an obvious link to the real world. Money worth spending.”

- Harvey Pritchard, School of the Built Environment, Leeds Beckett University

Event address: Arnolfini
16 Narrow Quay
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