- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- Spon Press
- 25 halftone illustrations 60 line illustrations
- 60 line illustrations, 25 halftone illustrations
- 247 x 190 x 21 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 900 g
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The Compact City
A Sustainable Urban Form?
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"A useful source of theories on sustainable urban development in the developed world." -"Building "It represents the most consistent attempt that I have encountered in a long time to rigorously analyse and codify the city--to make it understandable, for instance, in the way that Modernist city planning had rendered it." -"The Architect's Journal ..."presents the latest thinking on the benefits and dangers of higher density urban living." -"Plan ..."this collection is a valuable antidote to the trend to offer simplistic solutions to complex problems." -"The Architectural Review ..."scholarly and well edited...It will also be used as a whole or in parts as required reading for tertiary coursework in schools of planning, architecture, and urban design ..."The Compact City is a significant contribution to achieving sustainable urban forms. It is also an excellent introduction to the complexities faced by the planning profession in a world seeking sustainable solutions to human settlements, and the role which can be played by urban design." -"Urban Design International
Bloggat om The Compact City
Part One: Compact city theory. The compact city debate. Claims and counter-claims addressing implications for environmental, economic and social sustainability. Part Two: Environment and resources. Research associated with environment, sustainability and urban form, including transport, energy, pollution and urban ecology. Part Three: Economic and social issues. Economic and market feasibility of the compact city. Social acceptability. Part Four: Measuring and monitoring. Research on quantification. Predictions of future development. Impact assessment and quantification. Urban capacity studies and urban modelling. Part Five: Implementation. Examples of achieving sustainable urban form and good practice - including policy and implementation, design and urban management. Index.