TOOLS FOR CITY PLANNERS

Certification

BREEAM® ES Urbanism is the evaluation and certification scheme for sustainability that helps developers and planning officers to improve, measure and independently certify the sustainability of their development proposals in the early stages of urban planning. Moreover, it is a tool box that allows the opening of a channel of discussion between developers and planning officers in both directions. UP helps to certify the sustainability of the proposal / project at an early stage of development.

ISEMOA has designed a tool to help local and regional stakeholders improving the mobility for all citizens. The ISEMOA Quality Management System (ISEMOA QMS) is following a structured quality management approach based on a moderated audit process. This proven approach guided by UP-ISEMOA auditor helps local and regional stakeholders to assess the level of accessibility of public space and public transport in their area, and it helps to develop strategies and measures for improving the current situation.

Road Safety Audits as independent, detailed, systematic checks on technical security design features of road projects and as well applied to the different phases from the exploitation draft in its initial phase. UP qualified auditors certify the compliance of road safety for road projects.

Manuals

La Ciudad Paseable, CEDEX, Ministerio de Fomento, 2013, Madrid.

Recomendaciones para la consideración de los peatones en el planeamiento, diseño urbano y la arquitectura como resultado del proyecto de investigación: Influencia de las variables urbanísticas sobre la movilidad peatonal. Julio Pozueta, Patxi Lamíquiz y Mateus Porto.

Libro Verde del Urbanismo y la Movilidad, CICCP, 2008, Madrid.
Implicaciones del planeamiento urbano en la movilidad y en la sostenibilidad urbana. Comisión de Transportes del Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos.

Smart Sustainable City. Shaping smarter and more sustainable cities. Striving for sustainable development goals. ITU (International Telecommunication Union), 2016. This compendium details policy and technical considerations relevant to the development of Smart Sustainable Cities, providing policymakers and engineers with valuable reference material to guide their masters plans for urban development. They were developed by the ITU-T Focus Group on Smart Sustainable Cities. Key Performance Indicators are provided for city leaders to measure their progress in transitioning to Smart Sustainable Cities.
Land Use Planning, Island Press.
Founded in 1984, Island Press’ mission is to provide the best ideas and information to those seeking to understand and protect the environment and create solutions to its complex problems. The Land Use Planning books selection offers an overview of those most innovative recent trends in sustainable urban planning. New standards for future cities in the US?

Urban Modelling

Coming soon

Lewis Mumford, The City

Lewis Mumford on the City, Part 2: The City: Cars or People? by Christopher Chapman by Jean-Claude Chiabaut by Léonard Forest by Bert Haanstra by Robert Humble by Kirk Jones by Derek Knight by Ian MacNeill by Reginald Morris& by Bryan Probyn, National Film Board of Canada

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