Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design: Linking Theory and Practice for Sustainable Cities

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Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design: Linking Theory and Practice for Sustainable Cities - Pickett, Steward T. A. (Editor), and Cadenasso, Mary L. (Editor), and McGrath, Brian (Editor)
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The contributors to this volume propose strategies of urgent and vital importance that aim to make today's urban environments more resilient. Resilience, the ability of complex systems to adapt to changing conditions, is a key frontier in ecological research and is especially relevant in creative urban design, as urban areas exemplify complex systems. With something approaching half of the world's population now residing in coastal urban zones, many of which are vulnerable both to floods originating inland and rising sea ...

Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design: Linking Theory and Practice for Sustainable Cities 2013, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789400753433

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Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design: Linking Theory and Practice for Sustainable Cities 2013, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789400753402

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