Developing Living Cities

Developing Living Cities
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Utgivelsesår 2010
Forlag World Scientific Publishing Co
Språk Engelsk
ISBN 9789814304504
Sider 316
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Om Developing Living Cities

With more and more of the world's population projected to live in urban areas, the life and death of cities has become a key factor in urban development considerations. This book attempts to bring an original contribution on the analysis of creating living cities. It advances the concept and framework of a “living city” and also explicates the key attributes of a “ living city” that are increasingly critical to the reinvigoration and sustainable growth of cities.The book also seeks to document and compare Singapore's development as a “living city” with other cities around the world. Contributed by researchers and practitioners across different disciplines, the book provides first-hand insights on the development choices that cities can make and expertly draws on case studies to illuminate how innovative cities have a comparative advantage. Written in a simple and accessible manner, this book will appeal to people interested in urban planning, policy and sustainability. Contents:Introduction: The Dynamics of Living Cities (S Kallidaikurichi & B Yuen)Developing Strategically Competitive Cities (M K Ng & D L H Hui)Committed Cities and the Problems of Governance: Micromanaging the Unmanageable (J Wanna & J Craik)Resilient Infrastructure Cities (P Newman)Transport and Communications Cities (P White)Benchmarking IT Cities (K E Corey & M I Wilson)Environmentally Sustainable Cities (J Harris & R Padawangi)Creating and Sustaining Liveable Cities (A Ley & P Newton)Adequate Shelter Cities (B Yuen)Achieving Sustainable Cities (S Kallidaikurichi et al.)Conclusion: The Actionable Agenda of Living Cities (B Yuen & S Kallidaikurichi)Readership: Academics, researchers and students of urban planning, management and/or Singapore development courses; city planning professionals and related practitioners; policymakers in urban development and management.


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