Creating Sustainable Cities (Schumacher Briefings)

Creating Sustainable Cities (Schumacher Briefings)

by HerbertGirardet (Author)


How can we put the pulsing heart of conviviality back into our cities? How can we make sure of creating cities of diversity for the new millennium : places of cultural vigour and physical beauty that are also sustainable in economic and environmental terms? This Schumacher Briefing shows the way forward.



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Format: Paperback
Pages: 77
Publisher: Green Books
Published: 26 Apr 2006

ISBN 10: 1870098773
ISBN 13: 9781870098779
Book Overview: Herbert Girardet is a UN Global 500 Award recipient.

Author Bio
Prof. Herbert Giradet is an author, consultant and filmmaker. He is an honorary fellow of the Royal Institute for British Architects (RIBA), a patron of the Soil Association, and a recipient of a UN Global 500 Award 'for outstanding environmental achievements'. In 2003 he was 'Thinker in Residence' in Adelaide, developing sustainability strategies for South Australia. He is visiting professor at the University of Northumbria, Middlesex University, and the University of West of England.