Green Cities of Europe draws on the world's best examples of sustainability to show how other cities can become greener and more livable. Timothy Beatley has brought together leading experts from Paris, Freiburg, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Heidelberg, Venice, Vitoria-Gasteiz, and London to illustrate groundbreaking practices in urban planning. These cities are creating greenways, improving public transit, conserving energy, instituting green audits for government, and strengthening their city centres. With Green Cities of Europe , Beatley offers the planning community not only a vision of holistic sustainability, but a clear guide to accomplishing it.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Timothy Beatley
Publisher: Island Press
Imprint: Shearwater Books,US
Dimensions: Width: 16.30cm , Height: 1.30cm , Length: 23.00cm
ISBN 10: 1597269751
Publication Date: 23 July 2012
Audience: College/higher education , Professional and scholarly , Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
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Green Cities of Europe is the long awaited and much needed sequel to Beatley's pioneering Green Urbanism: Learning from European Cities . His updated overview of Europe's leadership in green urbanism is enhanced by case studies from practitioners and scholars who know these places so well. --Christopher Silver Dean & Prof Univ. of FL College of Design, Const and Planning
Timothy Beatley is Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities in the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning, in the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia, where he has taught for more than twenty years. He is the author of many books, including Biophilic Cities, Resilient Cities, and Green Urbanism (Island Press).
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