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Title Eco-cities : a planning guide / editor, Zhifeng Yang
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume (unpaged))
Series Applied ecology and environmental management
Applied ecology and environmental management.
Contents Section 1. Theoretical bases -- section 2. Case studies
Summary As cities undergo vast changes due to industrialization, urbanization, and globalization, environmental considerations assume a growing importance in the urban planning processes of an increasing number of governments around the world. Several cities and regions around the world have already enacted policies that signal the emergence of a paradigm of sustainability in eco-cities planning. Providing an overview of urban ecosystem structure, function, and change, Eco-Cities: A Planning Guide addresses how to successfully accomplish eco-city planning that meets government requirements. It adds a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable urban development.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Form Electronic book
Author Yang, Zhifeng, 1963-
ISBN 1439883238 (electronic bk.)
9781439883235 (electronic bk.)