Compact Cities: Sustainable Urban Forms for Developing Countries

1st Edition

Rod Burgess, Mike Jenks

Routledge
Published December 14, 2000
Reference - 368 Pages
ISBN 9780419251309 - CAT# RU29246

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Summary

This collection of edited papers forms part of the Compact City Series, creating a companion volume to The Compact City (1996) and Achieving Sustainable Urban Form (2000) and extends the debate to developing countries. This book examines and evaluates the merits and defects of compact city approaches in the context of developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Issues of theory, policy and practice relating to sustainability of urban form are examined by a wide range of international academics and practitioners.

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