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Cities and sustainable development

Cities and sustainable development

lessons and experiences from Asia and the Pacific

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air quality management -- Asia -- Case studies,
  • Air quality management -- Pacific Area -- Case studies,
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Asia -- Case studies,
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Pacific Area -- Case studies,
  • Sewage disposal -- Asia -- Case studies,
  • Sewage disposal -- Pacific Area -- Case studies,
  • Metropolitan areas -- Asia -- Environmental conditions,
  • Metropolitan areas -- Pacific Area -- Environmental conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEconomic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
    GenreCase studies
    ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 179 p. :
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15473093M
    ISBN 109211203673

    Urban planning and design for sustainable development is the process of shaping the physical setting for life to deal with the three-dimensional spaces in . The continuing rapid growth and development of China’s cities brings many complex challenges. Tasked with supporting strong economic development that provides jobs and a good quality of life for its growing number of residents, China’s cities also must ensure sustainable development in line with national efforts to transition to a less carbon-intensive economy, as outlined in China’s.

    Sustainable cities or sustainable urbanisation? shifted over time from a spatial definition (assuming a central urban point surrounded by a de-densifying periphery) to a more functional and relational focus on diverse flows between the rural and urban sectors, recent developments both in theory and in real worldFile Size: KB.   The UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) were put into place in and came into force in January Those goals are the pillars that anchor the UN’s Agenda for Sustainable Development. The concept of the new book club’s development is meant to support all 17 of the goals. In fact, the program is scheduled to run for

    Sustainable Communities Design Handbook: Green Engineering, Architecture, and Technology, Second Edition, brings together the major players responsible for sustainable development at both community and metropolitan book aims to explain and demonstrate the practice, planning, design, building and managing of the engineering, architectural and economic . Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions is the first book to explain what this grand experiment tells us about the most just path moving forward for cities and regions across the globe. The book offers chapters about neighbourhoods, the economy, and poverty, using stories from practice to help solve puzzles posed by academic research.


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