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Designing sustainable cities in the developing world [electronic resource] / edited by Roger Zetter and Georgia Butina Watson.

Contributor(s): Zetter, Roger | Watson, Georgia Butina.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Design and the built environment series: Publisher: Gower House, Aldershot Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., 2006Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 210 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780754680031 (electronic bk.); 0754680037 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): City planning -- Developing countries | Cities and towns -- Developing countries -- Growth | Sustainable development -- Developing countries | Urbanisme -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement | Villes -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement -- Croissance | D�eveloppement durable -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Regional Planning | Stadsplanning | Ontwikkelingslanden | Duurzame ontwikkelingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Designing sustainable cities in the developing world.DDC classification: 307.1/216091724 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Urban design and sustainability in the developing world / Roger Zetter and Georgia Butina Watson -- Urban form and transformation -- Cultural sustainability and development : drukpa and burman vernacular architecture / Regina Mapua Lim -- Rebuilding the identity of the city in history : the historic centre of Bethlehem-Palestine / Jane Handal -- Urban conservation in Mexican colonial cities : The historic centre of Morelia / Norma Rodrigo-Cervantes -- Involving local communities in the conservation and rehabilitation of historic areas in Mexico City: the case of Coyoacan / Yanet Lezama-L?opez -- Value-led heritage and sustainable development : the case of Bijapur, India / Anwar Punekar -- Urban planning and sustainability in South Africa / Koyi Mchunu -- Designing people-based environments -- Development control and urban reform : the case of Belem, Brazil / Jose Julio Lima -- Urban change in residential layouts in Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia / Mohammed Edrees -- Sustainable urban form : environment and climate responsive / Silvia de Schiller, Ian Bentley and Georgia Butina Watson -- Collaborative public open space design in self-help housing : Minas-Polvorilla, Mexico City / Luis Gabriel Ju?arez-Galeana -- Community involvement in planning and managing -- Sustainable open space in Mexico / Ana Maria Maldonado-Fuse.
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Urban design and sustainability in the developing world / Roger Zetter and Georgia Butina Watson -- Urban form and transformation -- Cultural sustainability and development : drukpa and burman vernacular architecture / Regina Mapua Lim -- Rebuilding the identity of the city in history : the historic centre of Bethlehem-Palestine / Jane Handal -- Urban conservation in Mexican colonial cities : The historic centre of Morelia / Norma Rodrigo-Cervantes -- Involving local communities in the conservation and rehabilitation of historic areas in Mexico City: the case of Coyoacan / Yanet Lezama-L?opez -- Value-led heritage and sustainable development : the case of Bijapur, India / Anwar Punekar -- Urban planning and sustainability in South Africa / Koyi Mchunu -- Designing people-based environments -- Development control and urban reform : the case of Belem, Brazil / Jose Julio Lima -- Urban change in residential layouts in Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia / Mohammed Edrees -- Sustainable urban form : environment and climate responsive / Silvia de Schiller, Ian Bentley and Georgia Butina Watson -- Collaborative public open space design in self-help housing : Minas-Polvorilla, Mexico City / Luis Gabriel Ju?arez-Galeana -- Community involvement in planning and managing -- Sustainable open space in Mexico / Ana Maria Maldonado-Fuse.

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