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《城市区域:超越城市的生态和规划》

《城市区域:超越城市的生态和规划》

2013年8月25日 18:31:28
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ProductDetails
Hardcover:430pages
Publisher:CambridgeUniversityPress;1edition(July14,2008)
Language:English
ISBN-10:0521854466
ISBN-13:978-0521854467

EditorialReviews
Review
’Itshouldcertainlyinformpracticearoundtheworldoverthecomingyearsandhelptoconstructtheintellectualargumentsformuchmoreeffectivebigurbanregionplanning,withmuchmoreintelligentecologicalconsciousness.’esrevs.co.uk

’...animportantcontributiontothecriticallyimportantdebateaboutthefutureplanningmanagementofworldcitiesatatimewhentheirpopulationwillincreaseby2billionoverthenext20years....atimely...attempttodemonstratethesignificanceofaspatialandecologicalcontexttosolvingtheproblemsthatlieahead.’Biologist
ProductDescription
Withlandplanning,socioeconomicsandnaturalsystemsasfoundations,thisbookcombinesurbanplanningandecologicalscienceinexaminingurbanregions.Writingforgraduatestudents,academicresearchers,planners,conservationistsandpolicymakers,andwiththeuseofinformativeurban-regioncolormaps,RichardFormananalyzes38urbanregionsfrom32nations,includingLondon,Chicago,Ottawa,Brasilia,Cairo,Seoul,Bangkok,Canberra,andamajorcasestudyoftheGreaterBarcelonaregion.Alternativepatternsofurbanizationspread(includingsprawl)areevaluatedfromtheperspectiveofnatureandpeople,statingland-useprinciplesextractedfromlandscapeecology,transportationandhydrology.Good,badandinterestingspatialpatternsforcreatingsustainablelandmosaicsarepinpointed,andurbanregionsareconsideredinbroadercontexts,fromclimatechangetobiodiversityloss,disastersandsenseofplace.
BookDescription
CombiningecologicalscienceandurbanplanningForman’spioneeringbookfeatures38colourmaps,acasestudyoftheBarcelonaRegion,78land-useprinciplesaswellasaricharrayoftangiblegoodandbadlandpatternsextractedfromurbanregionsworldwide.Anessentialpurchaseforstudents,planners,conservationistsandpolicymakers.
AbouttheAuthor
RichardT.T.FormaniscurrentlyHarvardUniversity’sPAESProfessorofLandscapeEcology.HehastaughtattheUniversityofWisconsinandRutgersUniversity,isanAAASFellowandhasreceivedtheLindbackAwardforTeachingExcellence.