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Ecocities - Rebuilding Cities in Balance with Nature

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Rebuilding Cities in Balance with Nature

by Richard Register (Author) 

Paperback

ISBN: 9780865715523

Talks about re-building cities and towns based on ecological principles for the long term sustainability, cultural vitality and health of the Earth's biosphere. This book describes the place of the city in evolution, nature and history. It focuses on the question of accessibility and transportation, and outlines design principles for the ecocity.

Throughout, this new edition is generously illustrated with the author's own inspired visions of what such rebuilt cities might actually look like.

CONTENTS

Introduction
As We Build So Shall We Live
The City in Evolution
The City in Nature
The City in History
The City Today
Access and Transportation
What to Build
Plunge On In -- Economics and Politics
Tools to Fit the Task
What the Fast Breaking News May Mean
Toward Strategies for Success
Index. 

 

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