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Future forms and design for sustainable cities / [edited by] Mike Jenks and Nicola Dempsey
Bib ID 3573133
Format BookBook
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Edition 1st ed. 
Description Oxford : Architectural, 2005 
xiii, 444 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 075066309X
Full contents Machine derived contents note: Introduction: Sustainable Urban Forms: Pointers to the Future? (Mike Jenks); Section One - The Big Picture: Cities and Regions; Introduction (Mike Jenks); Back to the City: A Route to Urban Sustainability (B. Giddings, B. Hopwood, M. Mellor and G. O'Brien); The Intelligent City: Ubiquitous Network or Humane Environment (N. Gillen and G. Briggs); Towards the Spatial Sustainability of City Regions (A. Okabe); Urban Planning and design: The Multi-modal Urban Region (L. Bertolini; Creating a Sustainable City Region (R. Green); A Land Consumption Model: Future Spatial Development (A. Frenkel); Forecasting the Sustainability of Alternative Plans (M. Echenique); Section Two - Designing for Sustainable Urban Form at High and Lower Densities: Introduction (Mike Jenks); High-density, High-rise and Multiple Intensive Land Use in Hong Kong: A Future City Form for the New Millennium (S. Lau); The City as Megastructure (J. Karakiewcz); From Central Business District to New Downtown: Revitalisation in Singapore (P. Yang); Towards a Sustainable City: Rebuilding Lower Manhattan (B. Willis); Roof City Transformations: A New Strategy (I. Hulshof); Sustainable Cells of Urbanism: A Regenerative Theory (T. Bartuska and B. Kazimee); Sustainable Urbanity in a Powerful but Fragile Landscape (F. Johns); Envisioning the Future: Sustainable Models for Rural Communities (H. Webster and P. Williams); Part Three - Aspects of Design for Sustainable Urban Forms: Introduction (Mike Jenks); The Language and Meaning of Density (M. Jenks and S. Green); Urban Densities and Accessibility to Local Facilities (K. Kaido); Emerging Work Patterns and their Place in Designing the City (N. Gillen); Solar Cities: The 'Solar Oxford' Initiative (S. Roaf, M. Fuentes and R. Gupta); Daylight for Urban Living: Solar Access Modelling for Public Spaces in Dense Urban Areas (J. Mardaljevic); High-density Housing Blocks: A Comparative Sustainability Assessment (A. Amato, R. Frewer and S. Humphrey); Conclusion: Future Forms for City living? (Mike Jenks) 

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to ECHO (Ebrary).

Subjects Urban ecology (Sociology)  |  City planning.
Form/genre Electronic books.
Other authors/contributors Jenks, M. (Michael)  |  Dempsey, Nicola  |  Ebrary, Inc


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