Sustainability in Birmingham, UK
The Eastside Redevelopment
You will need an example from an MEDC city that shows that Sustainable Development is also being tackled in the developed world. Use the websites listed to create a case-study that shows how the Eastside Redevelopment in Birmingham, UK is working towards sustainable urban development.
Location of the Eastside Redevelopment Area
Aims of the Eastside Redevelopment
Land-uses within the Eastside area
Impacts on society in central Birmingham (both positive and negative)
Impacts on the economy of Birmingham (+ve/-ve)
Impacts on the environment in central Birmingham (+ve/-ve)
Is this development going to last in the long-term? (Futurity)
http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/eastside - Birmingham City Council
http://www.eastsidebirmingham.co.uk/ - The Eastside Redevelopment website
http://bigcityplan.birmingham.gov.uk/category/areas/eastside/- Birmingham's Big City Plan
http://www.sustainable-eastside.net/index.html - Sustainable Development in Eastside
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastside,_Birmingham - Wikipedia - Why not?