World Cities and Urban Form

World Cities and Urban Form

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This book presents new research and theory at the regional scale showing the forms metropolitan regions might take to achieve sustainability. At the city scale the book presents case studies based on the latest research and practice from Europe, Asia and North America, showing how both planning and flagship design can propel cities into world class status, and also improve sustainability. The contributors explore the tension between polycentric and potentially sustainable development, and urban fragmentation in a physical context, but also in a wider cultural, social and economic context.We are considering going back to Cairo even if it is difficult to find accommodation (Interviews a€” June 2005). Suburban residential development ( Maadi - Katameya Autostrada Axis: e.g. Fig. ... 5km would go some way to solve housing problems through the help of private investors who had been allocated 80% of the land, anbsp;...

Title:World Cities and Urban Form
Author:Mike Jenks, Daniel Kozak, Pattaranan Takkanon
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-12-02


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