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Biophilic Cities: Integrating Nature into Urban Design and Planning

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Tim Beatley has long been a leader in advocating for the "greening" of cities. But too often, he notes, urban greening efforts focus on everything except nature, emphasizing such elements as public transit, renewable energy production, and energy efficient building systems. While these are important aspects of reimagining urban living, they are not enough, says Beatley. We ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published October 21st 2010 by Island Press
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Aug 08, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A little too pie in the sky for me -- where are we getting the money to implement all these ideas? Aside from a few brief paragraphs regarding safety concerns, no mention of other issues that make projects like these struggle.
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Sep 26, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
some really great ideas in here - loved all the examples that are actually happening around the world!
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