CHAPTER ONE: CURRENT BACKGROUND
Dialectical Process - Vehicle of Change - Local Agenda 21 - Energy and Environment as a Driver for Change - Conclusion.
CHAPTER TWO: PROBLEMS AND RESOLUTIONS
Kyoto Climate Treaty and Bonn Agreement - Initiatives Toward Energy Efficiency - The Ecological Tax Reform (E.T.R) - Unequal Distribution of Wealth and Social Inequality - Environmental Assessment - Globalisation - Biodiversity - Urban Megalopolis - The City - Conclusion.
CHAPTER THREE: FOUR PREMISES
Interconnectedness - Limits to Growth - Energy-Interaction of Architecture and the Environment - An Environmental Aesthetic - Conclusion.
CHAPTER FOUR: A FRAMEWORK OF ASSESSMENT.
Master Plan - Indicators - Interconnectedness - Methodology - The Assessment and its Use - The Application of the Assessment - The Case Studies.
CHAPTER FIVE: CASE STUDY: SAN GIMIGNANO, ITALY.
Introduction - Stage 1 Observational Studies - Stage 2 Indicator Assesments - Stage 3 Capability Assessment - Stage 4 Determining.
CHAPTER SIX: CASE STUDY: LUDLOW, UK.
Introduction - Stage ;1 Observational Studies - Stage 2 Indicator Assessments - Stage 3 Capability Assessment - Stage 4 Determining.
CHAPTER SEVEN: IN SEARCE OF AN AESTHETIC.
Twentieth Century Background to Architecture - Twentieth Century Background to Landscape - Environmental Traditions - Leon Battista Alberti - Jay Appleton - Steven Bourassa and Roger Scruton.
CHAPTER EIGHT: COMING THROUGH. Millennium Consortium, Redevelopment of the Fort Area of Colombo, Sri Lanka - Master Plan, Canon's Marsh, Bristol Harbourside, UK. Edward Cullinan Achitects - Coffee Creek Center, Chesterton, Indiana, USA. William McDonough and Partners.