Cities For A Small Planet

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Basic Books, 2008 - ARCHITECTURE - 193 pages
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Nothing else damages the earthOCOs environment more than our cities. As the worldOCOs population has grown, our cities have burgeoned, and their impact on the environment worsened. At the same time, citie"

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This is an amazing book! It is a brief read that simply and succinctly explains the connections between social and environmental sustainability. The language is clear and the examples are some of the ... Read full review


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Richard Rogers is University Professor of New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam and the author of "Information Politics on the Web" (MIT Press). He is Director of the Foundation (Amsterdam) and the Digital Methods Initiative.

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