Ecocities : rebuilding cities in balance with nature /

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Author / Creator:Register, Richard, 1943-
Edition:Rev. ed.
Imprint:Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, ©2006.
Description:1 online resource : illustrations, portrait
Subject:City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable development.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Urbanisme -- Aspect de l'environnement.
Écologie urbaine.
Développement durable.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Regional Planning.
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable development.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Stadsplanering -- miljöaspekter.
Stadsplanering -- sociala aspekter.
Ekologiskt byggande.
Hållbar utveckling.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Summary:Most of the world's population now lives in cities. So if we are to address the problems of environmental deterioration and peak oil adequately, the city has to be a major focus of attention. Ecocities is about re-building cities and towns based on ecological principles for the long term sustainability, cultural vitality and health of the Earth's biosphere. Unique in the literature is the book's insight that the form of the city really matters and that it is within our ability to change it, and crucial that we do. Further, that the ecocity within its bioregion is comprehensible and do-able, an.
Other form:Print version: Register, Richard, 1943- Ecocities. Rev. ed. Gabriola, BC : New Society Publishers, ©2006 0865715521 9780865715523