Record Details

Catalog Search

The well-tempered city : what modern science, ancient civilizations, and human nature teach us about the future of urban life / Jonathan F. P. Rose.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 307.1216 ROS (Text) 36626103768776 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 307.1216 ROS (Text) 30032010684725 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062234728 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 463 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Wave, 2016.

Content descriptions

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.
Subject: City planning.
Cities and towns > Growth.
Community development > Environmental aspects.
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning.

Additional Resources