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Politics of urban runoff : nature, technology, and the sustainable city

Author: Andrew Karvonen
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011.
Series: Urban and industrial environments.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Karvonen
ISBN: 9780262016339 0262016338 9780262516341 0262516349
OCLC Number: 701493509
Description: xiv, 288 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The dilemma of water in the city --
Urban runoff and the city of relations --
Saving the springs : urban expansion and water quality in Austin --
After the flood : retrofitting Austin's urban core to accommodate growth --
Metronatural : inventing and taming nature in Seattle --
Reasserting the place of nature in Seattle's urban creeks --
Politics of urban runoff : building relations through active citizenship --
Towards the relational city : imaginaries, expertise, experiments.
Series Title: Urban and industrial environments.
Responsibility: Andrew Karvonen.

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