Enabling Eco-cities: Defining, Planning, And Creating A Thriving Future

March 8, 2018|
Enabling Eco-cities: Defining, Planning, And Creating A Thriving Future by Dominique Hes
$59.82 
$78.50 save 23%
Hardcover
Earn 299 plum® points
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Free shipping on orders over $35
In-Store Availability

about

Cities are striving to become more resilient, adaptive and sustainable; this requires new ways of governing and developing the city. This book features chapters by researchers using regenerative development and transitions theories to envisage how Eco-Cities could be planned, designed and created, and concludes with practical tools and an outline of how this evolution could be facilitated. It examines two major questions: How can we use understandings of Eco-Cities to address the legacy of urban built form and existing practices which often make it difficult to create the systemic changes needed? And what are the elements of complex urban places and spaces that will enable the planning, creation and evolution of thriving cities?

The book will appeal to planners, city makers, urban researchers, students and practitioners, including planners, designers, architects and sustainability managers, and all those seeking to envisage the steps along the path to thriving cities of the future.


Dominique Hes is Director of the Thrive Research Hub at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Judy Bush is a researcher and lecturer in environmental policy and practice at the University of Melbourne, Australia.
Loading
Title:Enabling Eco-cities: Defining, Planning, And Creating A Thriving FutureFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:127 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 inShipping dimensions:127 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 inPublished:March 8, 2018Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9811073198

ISBN - 13:9789811073199

Appropriate for ages: All ages

Look for similar items by category: