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Rua Resource Centre Catalogue
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Call Number: 307.76 LAI
The Growth of Cities
Call Number: 307.764 SNE
Population Patterns : What Factors Determine the Location and Growth of Human Settlements?
Call Number: 304.6 HYD
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Building a Great Community
This Manual designed by the Canadian Institute of Planners is to assist educators with teaching and learning about urban planning and community development.
Liveability and Environment (Melbourne Water)
Featured resources about what has been done by Melbourne Water to cope with the challenges of population growth and climate change to make Melbourne a better place to live.
Carfee offers extensive resources regarding the solutions to the vexing problem of the urban automobile while also providing links to multiple websites in urban planning.
Smart Growth Network
News and resources about the Smart Growth Network which works to promote the development that boosts the economy, enhances community vitality and protects the environment through its network of partners.
UN HABITAT - Planning and Design
The UN Habitat resources about the planning and design of cities in response to the current rapid urbanisation.
Urban Planning - The City of Melbourne
The City of Melbourne is a key centre of Victoria’s productivity and innovation. As the city continues to grow and change we need to plan ahead to meet the needs of residents, businesses and visitors.