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Green cities of Europe : global lessons on green urbanism / edited by Timothy Beatley
Alternate Title Global lessons on green urbanism
Washington, DC : Island Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HT243.E85 G74 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Urban ecology (Sociology) -- Europe -- Case studies
Urbanization -- Environmental aspects -- Europe -- Case studies
Sustainable urban development -- Europe -- Case studies
Environmental policy -- Europe -- Case studies
Physical Description viii, 234 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: why study European cities? / Timothy Beatley -- Paris, France: a 21st-century eco-city / Lucie Laurian -- Freiburg, Germany: Germany's eco-capital / Dale Medearis and Wulf Daseking -- Copenhagen, Denmark: green city amid the finger metropolis / Michaela Brüel -- Helsinki, Finland: greenness and urban form / Maria Jaakkola -- Venice, Italy: balancing antiquity and sustainability / Marta Moretti -- Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain: from urban greenbelt to regional green infrastructure / Luis Andrés Orive, Rebeca Dios Lema -- London, England: a global and sustainable capital city / Camilla Ween -- Conclusion: green cities of Europe as compelling models / Timothy Beatley
Alternate Author Beatley, Timothy, 1957-

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