Enabling Eco-Cities : Defining, Planning, and Creating a Thriving Future

Cities are striving to become more resilient, adaptive and sustainable; this requires new ways of governing and developing the city. This book features chapters by researchers using regenerative development and transitions theories to envisage how Eco-Cities could be planned, designed and created, a...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Hes, Dominique (Editor), Bush, Judy (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Singapore Springer Singapore 2018, 2018
Edition:1st ed. 2018
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1 Introduction: Introduction: Creating Eco-Cities—From Sustaining to Thriving by Dominique Hes and Judy Bush
  • Chapter 2 Regenerative Development and Transitions Thinking by Dominique Hes and Lars Coenen
  • Chapter 3Innovation: Creativity as a Renewable Resource for the Eco-City By Tanja Beer, David Curtis and Julie Collins
  • Chapter 4 Urban Green Space in the Transition to the Eco-City: Policies, Multifunctionality and Narrative by Judy Bush and Dominique Hes
  • Chapter 5 Niches: Small-Scale Interventions or Radical Innovations to Build Up Internal Momentum by Andréanne Doyon
  • Chapter 6 Benefit Driven Design Process: An Inclusive and Transdisciplinary Approach Towards Enabling More Resilient and Thriving Outcomes by Angelica Rojas-Gracia
  • Chapter 7 The Problem, the Potential, the Future: Creating a Thriving Future by Dominque Hes and Judy Bush