Appraising infrastructure for new towns in Ireland

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Appraising infrastructure for new towns in Ireland. / Hunt, Dexter V.L.; Lombardi, D. Rachel; Jefferson, Ian; Rogers, Christopher D.F.; Butler, David; Memon, Fayyaz A.

In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Urban Design and Planning, Vol. 165, No. 2, 01.06.2012, p. 103-121.

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Hunt, Dexter V.L. ; Lombardi, D. Rachel ; Jefferson, Ian ; Rogers, Christopher D.F. ; Butler, David ; Memon, Fayyaz A. / Appraising infrastructure for new towns in Ireland. In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Urban Design and Planning. 2012 ; Vol. 165, No. 2. pp. 103-121.

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abstract = "Over a 20 year period 1996-2016, a new 223 ha town is being developed 10 miles west of Dublin's city centre on the south side of Lucan, County Dublin, in the Republic of Ireland (ROI). This € 4 billion 'Adamstown' development is the first of four planning schemes in ROI to be approved as a strategic development zone - an integrated planning framework deemed suitable for creating sustainable neighbourhoods in sites of strategic economic or social importance to the state. The creation of sustainable neighbourhoods in ROI is facilitated through the implementation of a checklist of 60 indicators. This paper critically examines the attempts being made to consider sustainability within the development's overall infrastructure plan, specifically: transport, energy and water services, information technology and waste. Inadequacies in the existing development are linked to shortfalls in the sustainability checklist, by way of a comparison of infrastructure-related indicators from the ROI checklist with those derived for the UK and exemplar European projects (i.e. Bedzed, UK and Freiberg, Germany). The subsequent legacy for future residents of Adamstown is then considered in the context of 'what if' scenarios.",
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