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Title Transforming distressed global communities : making inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable cities / edited by Fritz Wagner, Riad Mahayni and Andreas G Piller
Published Farnham, Surrey, England Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xix; 384 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Urban planning and environment
Urban planning and environment.
Contents Introduction / Robert Whelan -- Berlin : Resilience and Transformation / Robert Mugerauer -- Marseille : France's Great Port City Comes Back from the Brink / H.V. Savitch, Doddy Iskandar, and Charles Kaye-Essien -- Liverpool Story : Growth, Distress, Reinvention, and Place-Based Strategy in a Northern City / David Shaw and Olivier Sykes -- Evolution of City-Wide Master Plans in the Context of Urban Shrinkage / Robin Boyle and Robert Mehregan -- Houston : A Livable City Without Zoning? / Zhu Qian and Elise M. Bright -- The Transformation of a Mid-Sized Metropolitan Area in Canada : The Case of the Québec City Region / Mario Carrier and Marius Thériault -- Rio de Janeiro : Urbanistic Challenges/Experiments for a City at a Crossroads / Pedro Novais -- In The Wake of Katrina : Case Studies in Planning for a Healthier and More Sustainable New Orleans / Robert W. Becker and Jane S. Brooks -- Distressed City : The Challenges of Planning and Managing Megacity Jakarta / Christopher Silver -- Green, Global, and Connected : Can Sydney Solve its Metropolitan Governance Problems? / Heather MacDonald -- A Transformational Path For Cape Town, South Africa / David Dewar -- Twilight In Delhi : The Failure of Slum Rehabilitation Programs in Creating a Healthier City / Manish Chalana and Susmita Rishi -- Planning the Recovery : Dubai's Search for a New Model / Adnan Husnéin and Surajit Chakravarty -- Rapid Urbanization and Healthy Cities and Healthy Villages Programs in the Eastern Mediterranean / Kaiumars Khoshchashm -- Integrated Urban-Rural Planning in China : The Case of Zhenjiang / Weiping Wu, Min Zhang, Jianjie Shi, and Jingyu Tu -- Visions of New Urban-Rural Relations and Alternative Definitions of Well-Being in Rapidly Urbanizing China : The Case of Chengdu, Sichuan / Jiawen Hu and Daniel Benjamin Abramson -- City Life in Modernizing Societies / Daniel Monti -- Best Practice Methods for Cities : State of the Art / Eugenie L. Birch, Susan M. Wachter, and Alexander Keating -- Conclusions and Lessons Learned / Fritz W. Wagner, Riad G. Mahayni, and Andreas G. Piller
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject City planning -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
City planning -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies.
Sustainable urban development -- Case studies.
Urban renewal -- Case studies.
Quality of life -- Case studies.
Sustainable living -- Case studies.
Community life -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Wagner, Fritz W.
Mahayni, Riad G.
Piller, Andreas G.
ISBN 9781317007685 (electronic bk.)
1317007689 (electronic bk.)