Low Impact Development: Planning and People in a Sustainable Countryside

Low Impact Development Planning and People in a Sustainable Countryside Simon Fairlie argues that instead of excluding low income people from living and working in rural areas planners should look favourably on proposals for low impact environmentally benign homes and w

  • Title: Low Impact Development: Planning and People in a Sustainable Countryside
  • Author: Simon Fairlie
  • ISBN: 9781897766255
  • Page: 340
  • Format: Paperback
  • Simon Fairlie argues that instead of excluding low income people from living and working in rural areas, planners should look favourably on proposals for low impact, environmentally benign homes and workplaces in the open countryside By giving people the opportunity to live in the countryside in return for ecological improvements and a commitment to sustainability, the plSimon Fairlie argues that instead of excluding low income people from living and working in rural areas, planners should look favourably on proposals for low impact, environmentally benign homes and workplaces in the open countryside By giving people the opportunity to live in the countryside in return for ecological improvements and a commitment to sustainability, the planning system could reinvigorate the land based economy, create a richer and diverse rural environment and facilitate the provision of self built affordable housing.

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