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Spaces of sustainability

geographical perspectives on the sustainable society

by Mark Whitehead

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [218]-232) and index.

    StatementMark Whitehead.
    GenreCase studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 W485 2007, HC79.E5 W485 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 242 p. :
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18279574M
    ISBN 100415358035, 0415358043, 0203004094
    ISBN 109780415358033, 9780415358040, 9780203004098
    LC Control Number2006015005

    This book crosses disciplinary boundaries to investigate how the benefits of green spaces can be further incorporated in public health. In this regard, the book highlights how ecosystem services provided by green spaces affect multiple aspects of human health and well-being, offering a strategic way to conceptualize the topic. The discussion around the sustainability of parks and open space is critical to a city emerging from years of disinvestment. Given this experience, it is commendable that all stakeholders have recognized that the success of the city’s parks and open spaces is integral to the success of the city as a whole—including downtown and Midtown.

    Sustainability was a major issue in a recent mayoral election and the city has since adopted Greenworks Philadelphia, a plan to make the city more sustainable by Innovative initiatives such as converting vacant city lots into parks and the Green Stormwater Initiative have expanded the physical green footprint of the city while reducing. Before, the city was extended by an additional layer of technology; now, there is the idea of “creating the digital space of cities” in itself (Schaffers et al. IV) and adding new, digital spaces to the already existing, physical ones.

      Sustainable design is the practice of designing products, services and processes to be sustainable. This primarily means that designs minimize environmental impact and improve quality of life in communities they touch throughout their entire lifecycle. Conferences as Learning Spaces on Climate Change and Sustainability: Insights from University Students' Experiences: /ch The international community is increasingly recognizing the importance of youth's meaningful engagement and .


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