BEQUEST: the framework and directory of assessment methods.

Deakin, Mark, Curwell, Steve and Lombardi, Patrizia (2001) BEQUEST: the framework and directory of assessment methods. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 6 (6). pp. 373-383. ISSN 0948-3349

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This paper has outlined the areas of the Environment and Climate Programme (Economic and Social Aspects of Human Settlement) the BEQUEST project addresses. It has also examined the framework for analysis the project sets out for a common understanding of SUD and the assessment methods currently made use of by planners, architects, engineers and surveyors to build environmental capacity. The paper has done this by: • fore-grounding the question of urban development and representing the process of urbanisation as a life cycle of inter-related activities;
• agreeing the sustainable development issues underlying the urban process;
• identifying the environmental, economic and social structure, spatial level and time scales of sustainable urban development

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 0948-3349
Electronic ISSN: 1614-7502
Uncontrolled Keywords: BEQUEST (Building Environmental Quality Evaluation for Sustainability); assessment methods; evaluation; environmental quality; network; sustainability; urban development;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Edinburgh Napier University, Institute for Sustainable Construction
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 700 Arts & recreation > 720 Architecture > 720 Architecture
Library of Congress Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Item ID: 4850
Depositing User: Mrs Lyn Gibson
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2012 10:43
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2013 10:47

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