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dc.description.abstract Sustainability is currently the most pressing, complex, and challenging agenda faced by the city. The expanding urban population across the globe has turned its focus from being simple concerns such as global warming or depletion of non-renewable energy into a wider issue of environment, ecology and people. The launching of the concept of sustainable development in 1983 by the World Summit on Environment and Development,1 and the issues discussed at the Earth Summit of 1992 convinced every nation why they should consider being ecologically-sustainable. Eco-city, Eco-villages, and Green Architecture are among the concepts that have come to play a vital role in designing new habitats of the urban populations en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject City Planning : Environmental Aspects en_US
dc.title Ecological paradigms in planning the liveable city en_US
dc.type SRC-Report en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.accno 95928 en_US
dc.identifier.year [2009] en_US

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