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Ecology of Place Planning for Environment, Economy, and Community

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ISBN-10: 1559634782

ISBN-13: 9781559634786

Edition: 2nd 1997

Authors: Timothy Beatley, Kristy Manning

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Current patterns of land use and development are at once socially, economically, and environmentally destructive. Sprawling low-density development literally devours natural landscapes while breeding a pervasive sense of social isolation and exacerbating a vast array of economic problems. As more and more counties begin to look more and more the same, hope for a different future may seem to be fading. But alternatives do exist.The Ecology of Place, Timothy Beatley and Kristy Manning describe a world in which land is consumed sparingly, cities and towns are vibrant and green, local economies thrive, and citizens work together to create places of eduring value. They present a holistic and…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 12/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 278
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.880

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Envisioning Sustainable Places
Principles of Urban Form
The Ecology of Place
Building a Restorative Economy
The Civic Community
Getting There from Here: Starting Points and Future Directions