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Title The natural city : re-envisioning the built environment / edited by Ingrid Leman Stefanovic and Stephen Bede Scharper

Publ Info Toronto ; Buffalo [N.Y.] : University of Toronto Press, [2012]
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Descript vii, 350 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents Cultivating the terrain / Ingrid Leman Stefanovic and Stephen Bede Scharper -- In search of the natural city / Ingrid Leman Stefanovic -- Can cities be both natural and successful? Reflections grounding two apparently oxymoronic aspirations / W.S.K. Cameron -- The 'Gruing' of cities / Frank Cunningham -- 'My streets are my ideas of imagination' : literature and the theme of the natural city / Peter Timmerman -- From community to communion : the natural city in biotic and cosmological perspective / Stephen Bede Scharper -- Sailing to Byzantium : nature and city in the Greek East / Bruce V. Foltz -- Dao in the city / Vincent Shen -- Biocracy in the city : a contemporary Buddhist practice / Kenneth Maly -- Gated ecologies and 'Possible Urban Worlds' : from the global city to the natural city / Hilary Cunningham -- Other voices : acoustic ecology and urban soundscapes / Richard Oddie -- Ecofeminist 'cityzenry' / Trish Glazebrook -- Sustainable urbanization / John B. Cobb, Jr. -- 'Troubled nature' : some reflections on the changing nature of the millennial city, Gurgaon, India / Shubhra Gururani -- Urban place as an expression of the ancestors / William Woodworth Raweno:Kwas -- Seeing and animating the city : a phenomenological ecology of natural and built worlds / David Seamon -- The city : a legacy of organism-environment interaction at every scale / Robert Mugerauer -- Natural cities, unnatural energy? / Gaurav Kumar and Bryan W. Karney -- Children and nature in the city / Sarah J. King and Ingrid Leman Stefanovic -- Conclusion / Ingrid Leman Stefanovic and Stephen Bede Scharper
Note The Natural City explores how to integrate the natural environment into healthy urban centres from philosophical, religious, socio-political, and planning perspectives. Recognizing the need to better link the humanities with public policy, The Natural City offers unique insights for the development of an alternative vision of urban life."--pub. desc
LC subject Urban ecology (Sociology)
City planning -- Environmental aspects
Sustainable urban development
Add Author Leman-Stefanovic, Ingrid
Scharper, Stephen B
ISBN 9780802091604 (bound)
0802091601 (bound)
9781442611023 (pbk.)
1442611022 (pbk.)