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Main Title Livable cities of the future : proceedings of a symposium honoring the legacy of George Bugliarello /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Karamouz, Mohammad,
Budinger, Thomas F.
Bugliarello, George,
Publisher National Academies Press,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 880945581
ISBN 9780309300094; 0309300096
Subjects Sustainable urban development. ; City planning--Environmental aspects. ; Cities and towns--Forecasting.
Internet Access
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ELAM  HT241.L58 2014 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 08/19/2014
Collation xi, 160 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references. Livable Cities of the Future, a symposium honoring the legacy of George Bugliarello, was hosted October 26, 2012, by the Polytechnic Institute of New York University.
Contents Notes
"At the beginning of the 20th century an estimated five percent of the world's population lived in cities. Today, half the world's population is urbanized. Urban sustainability is multifaceted and encompasses security, economics, environment and resources, health, and quality of life. It can be viewed as the intersection of two extremely complex and not yet fully understood processes, urbanization and global sustainability, which will increasingly overlap as urban populations continue to grow. Effective policies are critical for addressing urban sustainability, and must be politically realistic in deciding on appropriate balances, such as centralized versus decentralized systems, "soft" versus "hard" solutions, local versus regional focus, agriculture versus pollution, and free markets versus interventions."--Publisher's description.