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Cities People Planet: Liveable Cities for a Sustainable World

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There is a huge amount of interest in the future of the planet and how architecture and design can contribute to this.This book considers the ecological design of the city and includes ideas and best practice examples of ecological architectural and urban design around the world.

The tone of the book is extremely accessible as it demonstrates how small changes in one area o
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Paperback, 296 pages
Published December 1st 2004 by Wiley-Academy (first published 2004)
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Erik Porse
2004. A survey of the background and challenges related to urbanization leading towards the possibilities for ecological living in cities. Includes some history on the origin of cities and economic development and includes information on urbanization in lesser-industrialized countries. Ends with the Eco-polis concept, a vision based on renewable energy, innovative transit systems, walkable cities, healthy communities, and local economic development.
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