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Towards sustainable cities : East Asian, North American, and European perspectives on managing urban regions

Author: André Sorensen; Peter Marcotullio; Jill Grant
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT, USA : Ashgate, ©2004.
Series: Urban planning and environment.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While there has been much recent research into how to achieve sustainability in urban areas, most of this is specific to a particular region. This volume broadens these discussions by extending the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: André Sorensen; Peter Marcotullio; Jill Grant
ISBN: 0754637662 9780754637660
OCLC Number: 52757193
Description: xv, 308 pages : maps illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Towards sustainable cities / André Sorensen, Peter J. Marcotullio, and Jill Grant --
Sustainable urbanism in historical perspective / Jill Grant --
Why the Asian urbanization experience should make us think differently about planning approaches / Peter J. Marcotullio --
An inquiry into the promise and prospects of smart growth / Gerrit-Jan Knaap --
Varieties of U.S. growth management : lessons from New York and San Francisco / Rolf Pendall --
Cross-border impacts of a growth management regime : Portland, Oregon, and Clark County, Washington / Chang-Hee Christine Bae --
Developing and employing sustainability indicators as a principal strategy in planning : experiences in the Puget Sound urban region of Washington state / Donald Miller --
Sustainable Portland? A critique, and the Los Angeles counterpoint / Harry W. Richardson and Peter Gordon --
Canada's experience in planning for sustainable development / Jill Grant --
Coping with the growing complexity of our physical environment : the search for new planning tools in the Netherlands / Gert de Roo --
Central Belgium, a 'Park City'? A policy based on de-concentrated clustering / Jef Van den Broeck --
Major issues of land management for sustainable urban regions in Japan / André Sorensen --
Empowerment in the Japanese planning context / Hideki Koizumi --
Green structure plan for a sustainable urban-rural relationship in Japan / Mikiko Ishikawa --
Sustainable community improvement in Japan : infill redevelopment where everyone can continue to live / Shigeru Satoh --
Reform of planning controls for an urban-rural continuum in Korea / Sang-Chuel Choe --
Inner-city growth management problem in Seoul : residential rebuilding boom and planning response / Kwang-Joong Kim --
Urban growth management and housing supply in the capital region of South Korea / Sang-Dae Lee --
Towards land management policies for more sustainable cities / Jill Grant, Peter J. Marcotullio, and André Sorensen.
Series Title: Urban planning and environment.
Responsibility: edited by Andre Sorensen, Peter J. Marcotullio, and Jill Grant.

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