Is the World Urban?

Is the World Urban?

Author: Neil Brenner

Publisher: Actar

ISBN: 1940291933

Category: Architecture

Page: 256

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This book builds upon theories of planetary urbanization to evaluate the limits and potentials of geospatial information as a basis for mapping urbanization processes.
Is the World Urban?
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Neil Brenner, Nikos Katsikis
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-02 - Publisher: Actar

This book builds upon theories of planetary urbanization to evaluate the limits and potentials of geospatial information as a basis for mapping urbanization processes.
The World’s Urban Forests
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Joe R. McBride
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-07 - Publisher: Springer

The purpose of this book is to examine urban forests in cities around the world. It will ask questions about the history, composition, structure, and management of trees in urban areas. Data for this book was collected in 33 cities across broad geographical areas known as biomes. Constraints and opportunities
The Human Settlements Conditions of the World's Urban Poor
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Inge Jensen
Categories: Human settlements
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: UN-HABITAT

Books about The Human Settlements Conditions of the World's Urban Poor
Urban World/global City
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: David Clark
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Psychology Press

The millennium marked a symbolic transition in the history of human settlement. Over half of the world's six billion people now live in towns and cities. The world is an urban place. This book identifies and accounts for the characteristics of the contemporary city and of urban society. It analyses
Urban Drought
Language: en
Pages: 427
Authors: Bhaswati Ray, Rajib Shaw
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-30 - Publisher: Springer

This book presents water insecurity issues in urban areas while developing a water security index and explores the innovative approaches to water development and management with examples from Asian cities. The urban water crisis is a global phenomenon, but it is more obvious in the megacities of the developing world.