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Reinventing cities for people and the planet

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Worldwatch Institute , Washington, DC
City planning, Urban ecology, Conservation of natural resources, Urbanization, Sustainable development, Écologie urbaine, Urbanisation, Conservation des ressources naturelles, Politique énergétique, Développement du
StatementMolly O"Meara.
SeriesWorldwatch paper ;, 147
ContributionsWorldwatch Institute.
LC ClassificationsHT241 .S54 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL56419M
ISBN 101878071491
LC Control Number99071314

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In this revolutionary book, Gehl presents his latest work creating (or recreating) cityscapes on a human scale. One Planet Cities WWF is committed to increasing political leadership, public engagement and entrepreneurship to transform cities.

Our aim is to support the creation and development of One Planet Cities around the globe – cities that enable all people to thrive and prosper while respecting the ecological limits of our one and only planet. Comparing world cities in wealthier nations is important because of (1) global trends in urbanization, emerging health risks, and population aging; (2) the dominant influence of these cities on “megacities” of developing nations; and (3) the existence of data and scholarship about these world cities, which provides a foundation for.

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With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine sustainability for cities and neighbourhoods.

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Cities for People By Jan Gehl Overall I think this book is incredibly useful for those starting out in city planning and gathering basic theories that are increasingly at the fore in planning.

It's easy to read, gives examples and actually (perhaps unironically) designed well in layout - something I don't tend to notice with books unless done /5(82).

The book is highly recommended to those seeking to get started with critical urban theory, looking for an adequate update on theories formulated in the s and wanting to know how desirable social urbanization could be reached. Cities for people, not for profit is a book coming out just at the right time."—.

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Inventing the Future was published last year and has already created significant buzz in leftwing circles” – John Harris, Guardian. The World's Top Cities for People and the Planet By Alberto Lucas López, Daniela Santamarina, and Kelsey Nowakowski Today’s cities are finding it hard to be both livable and economically strong.

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