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Ferrão, Paulo, 1962- author
Sustainable urban metabolism / Paulo Ferrão and John E. Fernández
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2013]
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HT166 .F378 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Sustainable urban development
City planning
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Globalization
Physical Description xiii, 244 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-239) and index
Contents Urban metabolism: defining a field -- Industrial ecology: a metaphor for sustainable development -- Urban metabolism: resource consumption of cities -- Intellectual foundations and key insights -- Industrial ecology: a framework -- Industrial ecology: a framework of tools and practices -- Industrial ecology tools applied to urban resource management -- Sustainable urban systems -- Green urban policies and development -- Urban typologies: prospects and indicators -- Complexity and dynamics of urban systems -- Integrated approaches to sustainable urban metabolism -- Mapping and assessing urban metabolism -- Urban metabolism in practice: case studies from the developed world -- The challenge of urban metabolism in a developing context
Alternate Author Fernandez, John, 1963- author

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