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Images of the Future City: Time and Space For Sustainable Development [Hardcover]

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  • Category: Books (Business & Economics)
  • Author:  H}}jer, Mattias, Gullberg, Anders, Pettersson, Ronny
  • Author:  H}}jer, Mattias, Gullberg, Anders, Pettersson, Ronny
  • ISBN-10:  9400706529
  • ISBN-10:  9400706529
  • ISBN-13:  9789400706521
  • ISBN-13:  9789400706521
  • Publisher:  Springer
  • Publisher:  Springer
  • Pages:  407
  • Pages:  407
  • Binding:  Hardcover
  • Binding:  Hardcover
  • Pub Date:  01-Feb-2011
  • Pub Date:  01-Feb-2011
  • Item ID: 100970600
  • List Price: $219.99
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This book is an ideal complement to studies showing the potentially devastating ecological effects of climate change, studies trying to calculate the costs of climate change, and studies trying to identify the most pressing needs in preparing for the new climate.This book illustrates life in a city that emphasizes sustainable energy. In it, fourteen researchers offer results from a backcasting study carried out in Stockholm, detailing various aspects of a future sustainable city, such as travel, housing and time use.Foreword.- Preface.- List of Figures.- List of Tables.- 1. The Sustainable City.- 2. Limitations and Necessities.- 3. Limits of Urban Sustainability.- 4. Urban Tempo and Structure.- 5. Introduction - Urban Structure, Activity Patterns and Technology.- 6. Development of Urban Structures.- 7. Visions and Urban Structures.- 8. Stockholms Urban Development .- 9. Future Cities  Possible Changes.- 10. Time and Consumption.- 11. Housing and Other Premises.- 12. Food.- 13. Travel.- 14. Durable Goods.- 15. Time Use in the Future.- 16. Production.- 17. Vehicles.- 18. Housing.- 19. Summary of Technical Potential.- 20. Introduction.-? 21. Six Images of the Future  Introduction and Definitions.- 22. Urban Cores 2050  Fast and Slow.- 23. Suburban Centers  Fast and Slow.- 24. Low-rise Settlements  Fast and Slow.- 25. Measures and Possibilities in Concentration.- 26. Time Use Today and in Images of the Future.- 27. Energy Use From the Household Perspective.- 28. Energy Use in 2000 and 2050.- 29. Suburban and Inner City Families with Children and No Car.- 30. Images of the Future From a National Economic Perspective.- 31. The Sustainable City: Necessary System Shifts and Their Conditions; Appendixes.

What could a future Western city look like if energy use per capita was reduced by sixty percent? This is the overarching question researchers have addressed in a major backcasting study carried out in Stockholm in recent ylC+

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