Sustainable Cities: Concepts and Strategies for Eco-city Development

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Bob Walter, Lois Arkin, Richard W. Crenshaw
EHM Eco-Home Media, 1992 - Business & Economics - 354 pages
"In Sustainable Cities, leading experts from their respective fields present concepts and strategies for ecological city design that include: ecological design principles, planning techniques, resource management, community relations, sustainable technologies, construction techniques, economic strategies and much more... Sustainable Cities shows how urban development and the environment can coexist in a successful partnership that will result in better air quality, cleaner water, more nutritious food, less commuting time, quieter and more nature-oriented surroundings, a richer community life, less urban stress, and improved health for the people who live and work in cities. Whether you are a professional involved in shaping our cities, or a concerned citizen seeking the best for your neighborhood, this book contains the range of information you need to be effective in creating sustainable cities." --

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OVERALL DESIGN PARAMETERS
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