Sustainable Cities for the Third Millennium: The Odyssey of Urban Excellence

Cities are propellers of sustainable growth, theatres of values, schools of skills and abilities, beacons of culture and temples of citizen duties and rights. Aristotle called them “built politics”, places which have the noble aim to offer citizens a fulfilling and worthy life. Cities have always be...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mega, Voula P.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2010, 2010
Edition:1st ed. 2010
Online Access:
Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Cities in an Era of Fragility
  • For a New Balance Among Nature, Humans and Artefacts in Cities
  • Transport for Sustainable Cities
  • Energy for Sustainable Cities
  • Competitive and Attractive Cities
  • Social Justice and Solidarity in Cities
  • The Cities of Sciences, Culture and the Arts
  • The Urban Renaissance of the Third Millennium
  • The Cities of the Citizens
  • Sustainability Indicators: The Benchmarks of Urban Excellence