Special Issue "Land Use and Sustainability"

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A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2010)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Brian Deal
University of Illinois, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, 111 Temple Buell Hall, 611 Taft Dr., Champaign, IL 61820, USA
E-Mail: deal@uiuc.edu
Phone: +1 217 333 1911
Fax: +1 217 244 1717
Interests: land use; urban planning; spatial modeling; dynamic modeling; green infrastructure; energy systems; energy conservation

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Imagine the future of 21st century urban society: megacities are straining global resources; mega-regions, with regional governments are challenging established political identities; common values towards development and stewardship proliferate worldwide; an ubiquitous internet infrastructure penetrates all walks of life; and the inescapable realities of climate change are an omnipresent part of everyday existence.

Developing more sustainable communities with the resilience to adapt to this potential future requires, in part, land use planning practices that create and maintain efficient infrastructure, ensure close-knit neighborhoods, preserve natural systems, and encourage a sense of community. It also requires the engagement of decision makers at multiple levels and the prescription of innovative solutions.
Land use regulations, transportation infrastructure investments, storm and waste water management, and building standards are some of the traditional tools used to shape the development of human habitats. Adapting these tools, and developing a new palette to work from is critical if we are to effectively address the great challenges to sustaining the built environment that lie ahead.

This issue looks at land use sustainability from an evolutionary perspective. What are the approaches, methods and tools needed to shape the development of human habitats and ensure their sustainability into an uncertain future?

Brian Deal, Ph. D.
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • land use sustainability
  • climate change
  • local impacts
  • models
  • green infrastructure
  • land use regulation
  • sustainable transportation
  • smart growth

Published Papers (16 papers)

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Sustainability 2011, 3(9), 1517-1530; doi:10.3390/su3091517
Received: 15 April 2011; in revised form: 25 June 2011 / Accepted: 7 September 2011 / Published: 20 September 2011
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Sustainability 2010, 2(10), 3239-3257; doi:10.3390/su2103239
Received: 11 August 2010; in revised form: 28 September 2010 / Accepted: 5 October 2010 / Published: 15 October 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(9), 2734-2745; doi:10.3390/su2092734
Received: 15 July 2010; in revised form: 9 August 2010 / Accepted: 25 August 2010 / Published: 31 August 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(8), 2499-2522; doi:10.3390/su2082499
Received: 11 June 2010; in revised form: 1 July 2010 / Accepted: 4 August 2010 / Published: 4 August 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(8), 2467-2482; doi:10.3390/su2082467
Received: 29 June 2010; in revised form: 14 July 2010 / Accepted: 30 July 2010 / Published: 3 August 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(7), 2253-2278; doi:10.3390/su2072253
Received: 21 May 2010; in revised form: 9 June 2010 / Accepted: 8 July 2010 / Published: 19 July 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(7), 1991-2009; doi:10.3390/su2071991
Received: 2 June 2010; Accepted: 19 June 2010 / Published: 5 July 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(6), 1571-1601; doi:10.3390/su2061571
Received: 18 April 2010; in revised form: 10 May 2010 / Accepted: 14 May 2010 / Published: 3 June 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(6), 1536-1552; doi:10.3390/su2061536
Received: 15 April 2010; in revised form: 27 April 2010 / Accepted: 26 May 2010 / Published: 1 June 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(5), 1327-1344; doi:10.3390/su2051327
Received: 24 March 2010; in revised form: 20 April 2010 / Accepted: 5 May 2010 / Published: 11 May 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(5), 1252-1281; doi:10.3390/su2051252
Received: 30 March 2010; in revised form: 7 April 2010 / Accepted: 28 April 2010 / Published: 5 May 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(5), 1182-1203; doi:10.3390/su2051182
Received: 10 March 2010; in revised form: 6 April 2010 / Accepted: 27 April 2010 / Published: 29 April 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(4), 1035-1054; doi:10.3390/su2041035
Received: 23 March 2010; in revised form: 7 April 2010 / Accepted: 15 April 2010 / Published: 19 April 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(2), 576-590; doi:10.3390/su2020576
Received: 6 January 2010; Accepted: 11 February 2010 / Published: 12 February 2010
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Sustainability 2009, 1(4), 838-854; doi:10.3390/su1040838
Received: 14 September 2009; Accepted: 14 October 2009 / Published: 22 October 2009
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Sustainability 2009, 1(3), 346-362; doi:10.3390/su1030346
Received: 22 May 2009; Accepted: 8 July 2009 / Published: 22 July 2009
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