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Author Archibugi, Franco.

Title The ecological city and the city effect : essays on the urban planning requirements for the sustainable city / Franco Archibugi
Published Aldershot, England ; Brookfield, Vermont : Ashgate Publishing Ltd., [1997]


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Description ix, 243 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Series Studies in green research
Studies in green research.
Contents Preface: The ecological city: Reality and mystification -- 1. A strategy for the modern city: Research lines aimed at the identification of 'optimal centrality' -- 2. The degradation of the urban environment: The planological approach -- 3. Centralities and peripheries: A new strategy for the recovery of the urban environment -- 4. Urban planning and ecology: What relationship? -- 5. The 'urban mobility integrated basin': A prerequisite of rational planning -- 6. The urban labour basin: Misleading formulations -- 7. The land-use/resources matrix: An instrument for environmental planning -- 8. Ecological equilibrium and territorial planning: The Italian case -- 9. The 'Urban Environment Programme' of the Italian Government Ten-Year Plan for the Environment (Decamb)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-231) and index
Subject City planning -- Environmental aspects.
City planning.
Sustainable development.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
LC no. 97074456
ISBN 1859726534
Other Titles Ecological city