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

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

Label
The well-tempered city : what modern science, ancient civilizations, and human nature teach us about the future of urban life
Title
The well-tempered city
Title remainder
what modern science, ancient civilizations, and human nature teach us about the future of urban life
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan F. P. Rose
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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. 25,000 first printing
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rose, Jonathan F. P
Dewey number
307.1/216
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
HT165.5
LC item number
.R67 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City planning
  • Cities and towns
  • Community development
Label
The well-tempered city : what modern science, ancient civilizations, and human nature teach us about the future of urban life, Jonathan F. P. Rose
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 463 pages
Isbn
9780062234728
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016004096
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
System control number
  • sky280202113
  • (OCoLC)943709990
  • 932667
Label
The well-tempered city : what modern science, ancient civilizations, and human nature teach us about the future of urban life, Jonathan F. P. Rose
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 463 pages
Isbn
9780062234728
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016004096
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
System control number
  • sky280202113
  • (OCoLC)943709990
  • 932667

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