Sustaining Urban Networks: The Social Diffusion of Large Technical Systems
Olivier Coutard, Richard Eugene Hanley, Rae Zimmerman
Psychology Press, 2005 - Architecture - 239 pages
Considering sustainability in its economic, environmental and social contexts, the contributors take stock of previous research on large technical systems and discuss their sustainability from three main perspectives: uses, cities, and rules and institutions.
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The Rise of Technological
CHAPTER THREE Urban Space and the Development
The Social Construction of
CHAPTER SEVEN The Diffusion of Information
CHAPTER NINE Conflicts and the Rise of Users Participation
CHAPTER TEN Reforming the Municipal Water Supply
AFTERWORD After Words
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