Eco-Cities and the Transition to Low Carbon Economies

December 3, 2014|
Eco-Cities and the Transition to Low Carbon Economies by Federico Caprotti
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The author examines the two most advanced eco-city projects: the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City in China, and Masdar City in Abu Dhabi. These are the most notable attempts at building new eco-cities to both face up to the 'crises' of the modern world and to use the city as an engine for transition to a low-carbon economy.
Federico Caprotti is Senior Lecturer in Cities and Sustainability at the Department of Geography, King's College London, UK. His main interests lie in the links between nature and the city. He has carried out historical research, as well as more contemporary work, on eco-cities in China and the Gulf. Federico's research has been funded...
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Title:Eco-Cities and the Transition to Low Carbon EconomiesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:135 pages, 8.5 X 5.51 X 0.71 inShipping dimensions:135 pages, 8.5 X 5.51 X 0.71 inPublished:December 3, 2014Publisher:Palgrave Pivot USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1137298758

ISBN - 13:9781137298751

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