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Creating sustainable cities / Herbert Girardet.

By: Girardet, HerbertContributor(s): Schumacher Society (Great Britain)Material type: TextTextSeries: Schumacher briefing ; no. 2.Publication details: Totnes, Devon : Published by Green Books for The Schumacher Society, 1999Edition: 1st edDescription: 77 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 1870098773 (pbk)Subject(s): Urban ecology (Sociology) | Cities and towns -- Growth | Sociology, Urban | City planning | Sustainable developmentDDC classification: 711.421 LOC classification: HT241 | .G54 1999
Contents:
1. Urban sustainability : a contradiction in terms? -- 2. Urbanisation and its impacts -- 3. Cities as superorganisms -- 4. Cities and their ecological footprint -- 5. The metabolism of cities -- 6. From urban sprawl to convivial cities -- 7. Prospects for urban farming -- 8. Smart cities and urban best practice -- 10. Principles and policies -- 10. A culture of sustainability.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 76-77).

1. Urban sustainability : a contradiction in terms? -- 2. Urbanisation and its impacts -- 3. Cities as superorganisms -- 4. Cities and their ecological footprint -- 5. The metabolism of cities -- 6. From urban sprawl to convivial cities -- 7. Prospects for urban farming -- 8. Smart cities and urban best practice -- 10. Principles and policies -- 10. A culture of sustainability.

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