Creating sustainable cities /

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Author / Creator:Girardet, Herbert.
Imprint:Foxhole, Dartington, Totnes, Devon : Green Books, 1999.
Description:77 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Series:Schumacher briefing ; no. 2
Subject:Urban ecology (Sociology.
Sustainable development.
Cities and towns.
Cities and towns -- Growth.
City planning.
Sociology, Urban.
Sustainable development.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Format: Print Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [76]-77).
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Introduction and Summary
  • Urban Sustainability: A Contradiction in Terms?
  • Urbanisation and Its Impacts
  • Cities As Superorganisms
  • Cities and Their Ecological Footprint
  • The Metabolism of Cities
  • From Urban Sprawl to Convivial Cities
  • Prospects for Urban Farming
  • Smart Cities and Urban Best Practices
  • Principles and Policies
  • Culture of Sustainability
  • Appendix I. Organizations
  • Appendix II. References and Bibliography