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Describe the connection issue. SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. New Society Publishers, c Physical description xxv, p.
Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary Most nautre the world’s population now lives in cities.
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So if we are to address the problems of environmental deterioration and reguilding oil adequately, the city has to be a major focus of attention. Ecocities is about re-building cities and towns based on ecological principles for the long term sustainability, cultural vitality and health of the Earth’s biosphere.
Unique in the literature is the book’s insight that the form of the city really matters – and that it is within our ability to change it, and crucial that we do. Further, that the ecocity within its bioregion is comprehensible and do-able, and can produce a healthy and potentially happy future.
Ecocities describes the place of the city in evolution, nature and history. It pays special attention to the key question of accessibility and transportation, and outlines design principles for the ecocity. The reader is encouraged to plunge in to its economics and politics: The book then outlines the tools by which a gradual transition to the ecocity could be accomplished.
Ecocities – Rebuilding Cities in Balance with Nature
Throughout, this new edition is generously illustrated with the author’s own inspired visions of what such rebuilt cities might actually look like. Richard Register is one of the world’s great theorists and authors in ecological city design naturw planning. The founder of Urban Ecology and Ecocity Builders, he convened the first International Ecocity Conference inlectures around the world, and has authored two previous books, as well as an earlier edition of Ecocities.
Nielsen Book Data Urban ecology Sociology Sustainable development. Local subject Stephen H. Publication date Note Green Library copy 1: Browse related items Start at call number: