The City of Grace : An Urban Manifesto

In this sweeping appraisal of the urban condition, David Wadley argues that anything less that high-level resolution in modelling the well-being of inhabitants is wasting precious time. Humanity is encountering rising entropy, caused by unsustainable economic and demographic expansion. Backed by a s...

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Main Author: Wadley, David
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Singapore Springer Singapore 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1 Population, Globalization, the Market and The Environment
  • Chapter 2 The Foundations of Urban Modelling
  • Chapter 3 Beyond Goodness and Greatness: Desperately Seeking Grace
  • Chapter 4 Modelling the City of Grace
  • Chapter 5 A City Gracious in Function
  • Chapter 6 A City Graceful in Form
  • Chapter 7 A Graceless Age: Roadblocks and Pathways to Progress
  • Chapter 8 Conclusion: Grace and Urban Well-Being
  • Postscript
  • Saving Grace: A Southern Saga