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Green urbanism [electronic resource] : learning from European cities / Timothy Beatley.

By: Beatley, Timothy, 1957-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, c2000Description: 1 online resource : ill., maps.ISBN: 1559636823 (electronic bk.); 9781559636827 (electronic bk.); 1417543809 (electronic bk.); 9781417543809 (electronic bk.); 9781610910132 (electronic bk.); 1610910133 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Urban ecology (Sociology) | City planning -- Environmental aspects | Sustainable development | Cities and towns -- Europe | Planificaci�on urbana -- Aspectos ambientales | Desarrollo sostenible | Ciudades y pueblos -- Europa | �Ecologie urbaine | Urbanisme -- Aspect de l'environnement | D�eveloppement durable | Villes -- Europe | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Regional Planning | Urbanisatie | Stadsplanning | Ecologische aspecten | D�eveloppement durable | �Ecologie urbaine | Urbanisme -- Aspect de l'environnement | Villes -- Europe | Stadt | Umweltpolitik | EuropaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Green urbanism.DDC classification: 307.1/216/094 Other classification: 74.72 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : green urbanism and the lessons of European cities -- Land use and urban form : planning compact cities -- Creative housing and living environments -- Transit cities : public transport innovations and priorities -- Taming the auto : the promise of car-free cities -- Bicycles : low-tech ecological mobility -- Urban ecology and strategies for greening the urban environment -- Urban ecocycle balancing : toward closed-loop cities -- Renewable energy cities : living on solar income -- Building ecologically : designing buildings and neighborhoods with nature in mind -- Ecological governance in green-urban cities -- Building a sustainable economy : innovations in restorative commerce -- The promise of green urbanism : lessons from European cities.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : green urbanism and the lessons of European cities -- Land use and urban form : planning compact cities -- Creative housing and living environments -- Transit cities : public transport innovations and priorities -- Taming the auto : the promise of car-free cities -- Bicycles : low-tech ecological mobility -- Urban ecology and strategies for greening the urban environment -- Urban ecocycle balancing : toward closed-loop cities -- Renewable energy cities : living on solar income -- Building ecologically : designing buildings and neighborhoods with nature in mind -- Ecological governance in green-urban cities -- Building a sustainable economy : innovations in restorative commerce -- The promise of green urbanism : lessons from European cities.

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