Urbanization and Locality: Strengthening Identity and Sustainability by Site-specific Planning and Design by Fang WangUrbanization and Locality: Strengthening Identity and Sustainability by Site-specific Planning and Design by Fang Wang

Urbanization and Locality: Strengthening Identity and Sustainability by Site-specific Planning and…

byFang WangEditorMartin Prominski

Hardcover | November 3, 2015

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Based on a discussion of conflicts in the urbanization process, this book provides theoretical and practical solutions for the preservation and development of urban localities. On the basis of informative case studies, it reveals the similarities and unique aspects of urbanization in Germany and China. The process of urban growth and the future trend of locality and urbanization are also examined. The book gathers contributions from architects, landscape designers, environmental engineers, urban planners and geographers, who analyze urban issues from their individual perspectives and provide methods for preserving and developing urban localities. As such, it expresses responses to urban development trends against the backdrop of sustainability in the 21st century.

Ms. WANG Fang (1973-) is Associate Professor in College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Peking University and a registered urban planner. After receiving a Ph.D. in Architectural Design and Theory from Tsinghua University, WANG completed her postdoctoral research in geography, with a concentration in urban planning, at Peki...
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Title:Urbanization and Locality: Strengthening Identity and Sustainability by Site-specific Planning and…Format:HardcoverDimensions:384 pagesPublished:November 3, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3662484927

ISBN - 13:9783662484920

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Table of Contents

Part 1 New Wars: Conflicts Between People and Place.- Urbanization and New-type Urbanization.- Urban Cultural Landscape.- Locality, Place Identity, and Sustainability.- Part 2 New Strategies: Locality Preservation and Development in Urbanization Processes.- Strategies to Preserve Locality in Urbanization Processes.- Strategies to Develop Locality in Urbanization Processes.- Part 3 New Exploration: Site-specific Planning and Design.- Designing Sustainable Cities.- Eco-civilization: Urban Planning for the Future.