Compact Cities: Sustainable Urban Forms for Developing by Rod Burgess, Mike Jenks

By Rod Burgess, Mike Jenks

This choice of edited papers types a part of the Compact urban sequence, making a sister quantity to The Compact urban (1996) and reaching Sustainable city shape and lengthening the talk to constructing nations. This new e-book examines and evaluates the advantages and defects of compact urban techniques within the context of constructing international locations in Africa, Asia and Latin the USA. problems with conception, coverage and perform on the subject of sustainability of city shape are tested through quite a lot of overseas lecturers and practitioners.

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The fourth urban restructuring model for compaction has been traditional infill, densification and intensification, which has been used for the regeneration of core areas, historic centres, and disused industrial and other land. 21 Rod Burgess In all of these efforts emphasis has been placed on the close integration of transport and land use planning, the use of a wide a range of physical and socioeconomic planning instruments to discourage car use and a range of architectural and design practices to encourage the greater harmonisation of the built environment with the natural environment.

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