The well-tempered city : what modern science, ancient civilizations, and human nature teach us about the future of urban life / Jonathan F. P. Rose.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood||307.1216 ROS (Text)||36626103768776||New Adult Nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780062234728 (hardback)
- Physical Description: xiii, 463 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Wave, 2016.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Coherence -- The metropolitan tide -- Planning for growth -- Sprawl and its discontents -- The dynamically balancing city -- Circularity -- The metabolism of cities -- Water is a terrible thing to waste -- Resilience -- Natural infrastructure -- Green buildings, green urbanism -- Community -- Creating communities of opportunity -- The cognitive ecology of opportunity -- Prosperity, equality, and happiness -- Compassion -- Entwinement.
|Summary, etc.:|| "A visionary in responsible urban development and renewal presents an interdisciplinary exploration of the development of cities from the beginning of civilization to the present, revealing the conditions that gave rise to the happiest communities, and the qualities that define them,"--NoveList.
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