Urban Landscapes Environmental Networks and the Quality of Life

Today, more than 50% of the world’s population lives in cities and is subject to particular environmental and economic impacts against the backdrop of an evolving planetary crisis. This book explores the intimate relationship between the quality of life of city dwellers and the quality of urban land...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sargolini, Massimo
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Milano Springer Milan 2013, 2013
Edition:1st ed. 2013
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Ecology vs Aesthetics. Bios, Techne, Logos. Environmental and Landscape Quality. The City Under Transformation and the City in Crisis. Metabolization of the Changes. Waste Spaces: Disused, Residual, and Degraded Areas. Smart Communities. A Changing Vision (Alternative Scenarios). Urban and Territorial Regeneration Programs. Environmental Networks and Greening the City. Environmental Networks and the Shape of the City. Different Spatial Relationship Scales. New Instruments and Support Systems for Decision Making
  • Part II Case Study – the Adriatic City: Interdisciplinary Studies for an Integrated View: Issues of Identity, Expectations, and Networks. Economics, Ecosystem Services, Sustainability, and Renewable Energy Systems. Environmental Quality.