Vortex Cities to Sustainable Cities: Australia's Urban Challenge
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BeschreibungIntroduces the largest Australian cities, their history and the planning ideas that have influenced their development. The notion of sustainable cities is seen as the latest in a long tradition of attempts to improve urban environments.
InhaltsverzeichnisAcknowledgements; Introduction; Section I Patterns and processes in historical perspective; 1 Australia's largest oities; 2 Australian cities and planning; 3 Australian cities today: issues, governance and planning; 4 Towards sustainable cities; Section II Sustainability issues; 5 Population; 6 Water; 7 Transport; 8 Waste, industrial ecology and ecological modernisation; 9 Climate change, ozone depletion and urban air quality; 10 Biodiversity; Section III Future directions; 11 Processes facilitating sustainable cities in Australia; Conclusion; Reference list; Index
PortraitDr Phil McManus is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Geosciences at the University of Sydney with qualifications in urban and regional planning, environmental studies and geography. In Australia he has lived and taught in Perth, Newcastle and Sydney. He is a National Councillor of the Australian Conservation Foundation.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF NEW SOUTH WALES PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2004
Seitenanzahl: 231 Seiten