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Vortex cities to sustainable cities : Australia's urban challenge

Author: Phil McManus
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : University of New South Wales Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Vortex Cities to Sustainable Cities: Australia's Urban Challenge examines how Australian cities are becoming unsustainable and suggests possibilities for future actions that move us towards sustainability. The chapters on population and demography, air quality, water quality, water availability, transport and biodiversity include many new ideas to make our cities more sustainable." "Looking specifically at the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil McManus
ISBN: 0868407011 9780868407012
OCLC Number: 58733142
Description: 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Australia's largest cities --
Ch. 2. Australian cities and planning --
Ch. 3. Australian cities today : issues, governance and planning --
Ch. 4. Towards sustainable cities --
Ch. 5. Population --
Ch. 6. Water --
Ch. 7. Transport --
Ch. 8. Waste, industrial ecology and ecological modernisation --
Ch. 9. Climate change, ozone depletion and urban air quality --
Ch. 10. Biodiversity --
Ch. 11. Processes facilitating sustainable cities in Australia.
Responsibility: Phil McManus.

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A vortex is an irresistible force, a whirlpool (usually of water or air) that violently captures and then destroys virtually everything in its path. The book's title makes a clear analogy between  Read more...

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