The Urban Planning Principles of Low Impact Urban Development
China’s natural resources and urban development face serious challenges, energy and environmental issues become increasingly prominent, forced us to reflect on the current model of urban development, exploring the new model of, taking the road of sustainable development. Low impact urban development can reduce the impact on the natural environment, maintain the natural ecological cycle of the city, and make the urban development in harmony with the natural environment. This article pointed out that we should apply the low impact development concepts into urban planning, discussed the urban planning principles and characteristics based on the concept of low impact urban development, made urban development established on the basis of the integration of natural environment, geography and climate, provided new opportunities for urban development.
Qunjie Xu, Honghua Ge and Junxi Zhang
Y. Dong and W. Dong, "The Urban Planning Principles of Low Impact Urban Development", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 361-363, pp. 1095-1098, 2012