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The Living City

by David Cadman

Part of the Routledge Library Editions: Sustainability Series

The Living City Synopsis

First published in 1990. The options and probabilities for the future of cities are issues of outstanding contemporary importance, both in the developed and developing worlds. The Living City draws together both current mainstream ideas on their futures and various alternative views to enliven the debate and put forward an agenda for sustainable urban development, emphasizing ideas that question the economic imperatives of that development. Certain aspects of city life - the economy of the city, city-countryside relationships, the city as a cultural centre - are selected for study, as the book looks at the historical past and current experiences to speculate on the likely condition of cities in the future. In addition, the book investigates whether the Third World experience of city life is a separate experience or whether there are lessons to be learnt relating to all cities. The book will appeal to professionals in the surveying, planning and architectural fields, as well as students and academics in Planning, Geography, Economics, Architecture, Development Studies and Sociology and anyone interested in issues concerning the city and the environment.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780367186333
Publication date: 25th June 2019
Author: David Cadman
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 254 pages
Categories: Urban & municipal planning, Sustainability, City & town planning - architectural aspects,

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