- Inbunden (Hardback)
- Antal sidor
- New ed
- Ashgate Publishing Limited
- Carmona, Professor Matthew (series ed.)
- Includes 68 b&w illustrations
- Includes 68 b&w illustrations
- 241 x 165 x 19 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 52:B&W 6.14 x 9.21in or 234 x 156mm (Royal 8vo) Case Laminate on White w/Gloss Lam
- 476 g
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Designing Sustainable Cities in the Developing World
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'Cities in developing countries must try to avoid replicating unsustainable infrastructure found in developed countries. The book explores, through a wide range of case studies, mechanisms and processes such as community participation, indigenous design and institutional arrangements which can be used to develop more sustainable solutions. In particular, it makes a valuable contribution to knowledge about urban design in developing countries by showing the powerful contribution that society and culture can make towards achieving sustainable cities.' Jeremy Gibberd, CSIR, South Africa '...should be acknowledged for its refreshingly pragmatic introduction of a new perspective on cities that is innovative in scale, content and objectives, which could lead to sustainable development of cities and would allow the future generations to meet their needs after a well-planned urbanization...such compilation of well-researched essays and case studies, which are pertinent to worldwide situations, can promote discussions and lead towards steps in the direction of bringing about sustainable design of cities in the developing world and reconciliation between conservation of heritage and the speed of urban changes.' Building Engineer 'This book...represents a new complementary approach to the literature on cities in the developing world. It offers a redesigned perspective to encompass and shape the effects of globalization in the urban form and the design of sustainable cities.' Journal of Housing and the Built Environment
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Professor Roger Zetter is Deputy Head of the Department of Planning and Director of the Development and Forced Migration Research Unit(dfm) in the School of Built Environment at Oxford Brookes University, UK. Professor Georgia Butina Watson is Head of the Department of Planning in the School of Built Environment at Oxford Brookes University, UK.
Contents: Introduction: Designing sustainable cities, Roger Zetter and Georgia Butina Watson. Urban Form and Transformation: Cultural sustainability and development: Drukpa and Burman Vernacular architecture, Regina Mapua Lim; Rebuilding city identity though history: the case of Bethlehem-Palestine, Jane Handal; Urban conservation in Mexican colonial cities: the historic centre of Morelia, Norma E. Rodrigo-Cervantes; Involving local communities in the conservation and rehabilitation of historic areas in Mexico City: the case of Coyoacan, Yanet Lezama-LA^3pez; Value-led heritage and sustainable development: the case of Bijapur, India, Anwar Punekar; Urban planning and sustainability in South Africa, Koyi Mchunu. Designing People-based Environments: Urban reform and development regulation: the case of Belem, Brazil, Jose Julio Lima; The impact of land subdivision processes on residential layouts in Makkah City, Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Abdullah Edrees; Sustainable urban form: environment and climate responsive design, Silvia de Schiller, Ian Bentley and Georgia Butina Watson; Collaborative public open space design in self-help housing: Minas-Polvorilla, Mexico City, Luis Gabriel JuA!rez-Galeana; Community involvement in planning and managing sustainable open space in Mexico, Ana Maria Maldonado-Fuse; Index.