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Sustainable cities

Sustainable cities

Japanese perspectives on physical and social structures

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Published by United Nations University Press in Tokyo, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- Japan,
  • Sustainable development -- Japan

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Hidenori Tamagawa
    ContributionsTamagawa, Hidenori, 1956-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT169.J3 S87 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 287 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17201403M
    ISBN 10928081124X
    LC Control Number2006003758

      Leo Hollis's top 10 books about cities. liberating, creative and sustainable. The book sets out the basic rules of classical architecture, Author: Leo Hollis. After Sustainable Cities critically examines what has happened to these priorities and asks whether these social commitments have been abandoned in a period of austerity governance and climate change and replaced by a darker and unfair city. After Sustainable Cities provides a critical review of what has happened to sustainable cities.

    This volume addresses namely “Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable” and contains the description of a range of terms, which allows a better understanding and fosters knowledge. This book presents a set of papers on the state of the art of knowledge and practices about the numerous challenges. Socially Sustainable Cities Principles and Practices Edited by Antoine S. Bailly, Philippe Brun, Roderick J. Lawrence, and Marie-Claire Rey March 1,

    The book includes a variety of perspectives conveyed through international case studies and examples of cities that have transformed for a sustainable future, exploring their successes and failures to ensure that readers are left with ideas on how to turn their city into a resilient sustainable city for the future/5(4). He is the co-author of Do It Yourself (Pluto, ), author of Low Impact Living (Routledge, ) and Unlocking Sustainable Cities (Pluto, ). 'Uplifting in vision and down-to-earth in practice, this book makes sustainable cities visible, tangible and irresistible' - Kate Raworth, author of 'Doughnut Economics'.


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