Five Cities: Modelling Asian Urban Population-environment Dynamics
Gayl D. Ness, Michael M. Low
Oxford University Press, 2000 - Architecture - 311 pages
This book documents important new research on the dynamic interactions between population and the urban environment. The focus is on five cities in Asia: Faisalbad in Pakistan, Khon Kaen in Thailand, Cebu in the Philippines, Pusan in South Korea, and Kobe in Japan. It provides both important case studies and powerful analytic models. Urban planners, international development organizations, and students of urban studies will all find this book an invaluable resource.
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