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Constructed Climates: A Primer on Urban Environments: A Primer on Urban Environments

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As our world becomes increasingly urbanized, an understanding of the context, mechanisms, and consequences of city and suburban environments becomes more critical. Without a sense of what open spaces such as parks and gardens contribute, itOCOs difficult to argue for their creation and maintenance: in the face of schools needing resources, roads and sewers needing maintena ...more
Unknown Binding, 283 pages
Published May 14th 2014 by Not Avail (first published January 1st 2011)
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Katie
May 05, 2013 added it
Constructed Climates, published in 2011, was a very relevant and informative read. Wilson's scientific background is evident in his writing, but the book is still understandable for a general audience.
One basic aspect of the book that I really appreciated is the layout. Wilson takes a couple pages of text to introduce the scope of each chapter, and the rest of the chapter consists of one argument and study per two pages. Charts and graphs are on the left page, and text explaining the study is on
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