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Growing a Sustainable City
  • Author : Christina D. Rosan,Hamil Pearsall
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017

Growing a Sustainable City? offers a critical analysis of the development of urban agriculture policies and their role in making post-industrial cities more sustainable.

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Growing a Sustainable City
  • Author : Christina D. Rosan,Hamil Pearsall
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2017

Urban agriculture offers promising solutions to many different urban problems, such as blighted vacant lots, food insecurity, storm water runoff, and unemployment. These objectives connect to many cities' broader goal of "sustainability," but tensions among stakeholders have started to emerge in cities as urban agriculture is incorporated into the policymaking

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Growing Greener Cities
  • Author : Eugenie L. Birch,Susan M. Wachter
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01

Nineteenth-century landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted described his most famous project, the design of New York's Central Park, as "a democratic development of highest significance." Over the years, the significance of green in civic life has grown. In twenty-first-century America, not only open space but also other issues of sustainability—

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Growing Better Cities
  • Author : Luc J. A. Mougeot,International Development Research Centre (Canada)
  • Publisher : IDRC
  • Release Date : 2006

Growing Better Cities: Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Development

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Growing a Sustainable City
  • Author : Christina D. Rosan,Hamil Pearsall
  • Publisher : Utp Insights
  • Release Date : 2017-11-15

Growing a Sustainable City? offers a critical analysis of the development of urban agriculture policies and their role in making post-industrial cities more sustainable.

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Growing Compact
  • Author : Joo Hwa P. Bay,Steffen Lehmann
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06

Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism by understanding the correlations between the social, economic and environmental

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Reimagining Sustainable Cities
  • Author : Stephen M. Wheeler
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2021-12-07

A cutting-edge, solutions-oriented analysis of how we can reimagine cities around the world to build sustainable futures. What would it take to make urban places greener, more affordable, more equitable, and healthier for everyone? In recent years, cities have stepped up efforts to address climate and sustainability crises. But progress

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The Sustainable City
  • Author : Steven Cohen,Guo Dong
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-15

Living sustainably is not just about preserving the wilderness or keeping nature pristine. The transition to a green economy depends on cities. Economic, technological, and cultural forces are moving people out of rural areas and into urban areas. If we are to avert climate catastrophe, we will need our cities

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For Hunger proof Cities
  • Author : Mustafa Koc̦,International Development Research Centre (Canada),Ryerson Polytechnic University. Centre for Studies in Food Security
  • Publisher : IDRC
  • Release Date : 1999

For Hunger Proof Cities: Sustainable urban food systems

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Sustainable Urbanism
  • Author : Douglas Farr
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-01-09

Written by the chair of the LEED-Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) initiative, Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature is both an urgent call to action and a comprehensive introduction to "sustainable urbanism"--the emerging and growing design reform movement that combines the creation and enhancement of walkable and diverse places with the

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Growing Compact
  • Author : Joo Hwa P. Bay,Steffen Lehmann
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06

Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism by understanding the correlations between the social, economic and environmental

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Sustainable Cities
  • Author : Mélanie Robertson
  • Publisher : IDRC
  • Release Date : 2012

As urbanization, environmental degradation, and poverty become increasingly urgent problems, understanding the links between sustainability and poverty reduction is imperative. A sustainable urban future for all requires raising the quality of life of the most vulnerable. Existing at the margins of urban life, low-income residents of cities in the global

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Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems
  • Author : Peter Newman,Isabella Jennings
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2012-09-26

Modern city dwellers are largely detached from the environmental effects of their daily lives. The sources of the water they drink, the food they eat, and the energy they consume are all but invisible, often coming from other continents, and their waste ends up in places beyond their city boundaries.

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Bird on Fire
  • Author : Andrew Ross
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-10-27

Phoenix, Arizona is one of America's fastest growing metropolitan regions. It is also its least sustainable one, sprawling over a thousand square miles, with a population of four and a half million, minimal rainfall, scorching heat, and an insatiable appetite for unrestrained growth and unrestricted property rights. In Bird on

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Cities Farming for the Future
  • Author : René van Veenhuizen,International Development Research Centre (Canada)
  • Publisher : IDRC
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01

Read online Cities Farming for the Future written by René van Veenhuizen,International Development Research Centre (Canada), published by IDRC which was released on 2006-01-01. Download full Cities Farming for the Future Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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