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  1. Cities for Children

    Children's Rights, Poverty and Urban Management

    By Sheridan Bartlett, Roger Hart, David Satterthwaite, Ximena de la Barra, Alfredo Missair

    Urban authorities and organizations are responsible for providing the basic services that affect the lives of urban children. Cities for Children is intended to help them understand and respond to the rights and requirements of children and adolescents. It looks at the responsibilities that...

    Published June 30th 1999 by Routledge

  2. European Directory of Sustainable and Energy Efficient Building 1999

    Components, Services, Materials

    By John Goulding

    This directory has become a valued source of information for energy-efficient building designers and specifiers throughout Europe and the details and scope of product, service and supplier listings have again been extensively updated for this edition....

    Published December 31st 1998 by Routledge

  3. Stand-Alone Photovoltaic Applications

    Lessons Learned

    By Ecofys

    Photovoltaics is already an economic and practical option for providing electricity in many situations such as remote housing, in hybrid systems and for some service applications. Over the last decade, an International Energy Agency (IEA) team (Photovoltaic Power Systems, Task III) made up of...

    Published December 31st 1998 by Routledge

  4. Greening the Built Environment

    By Maf Smith, John Whitelegg, Nick J. Williams

    This work aims to provide a possible specification of the problems involved in greening the built environment and an articulation of the solutions. It begins with a discussion of sustainability as a concept and its applicability to contemporary towns and cities. The following chapters take up...

    Published June 30th 1998 by Routledge

  5. Healthy City Projects in Developing Countries

    An International Approach to Local Problems

    By Edmundo Werna

    Edited by Trudy Harpham, Ilona Blue, Grey Goldstein

    With the growth of cities and towns throughout the developing world have come significant health problems. The urban poor are particularly affected, faced with the worst of both worlds: urban problems such as pollution and stress, combined with infectious diseases common in both rural and urban...

    Published April 30th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Environmentally Friendly Cities

    Proceedings of Plea 1998, Passive and Low Energy Architecture, 1998, Lisbon, Portugal, June 1998

    By Eduardo Maldonado

    Edited by Simos Yannas

    The 15th Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) conference considered the issues of sustainability and environmental friendliness at the city scale. Some 150 papers address the many and varied questions faced by architects and planners in reducing the impact on the environment of cities and...

    Published December 31st 1997 by Routledge

  7. Local and Global

    The Management of Cities in the Information Age

    By Jordi Borja, Manuel Castells

    This text challenges the belief that cities will eventually disappear as territorial forms of social organization as new information technologies permit the articulation of social processes without regard for distance, arguing that the specific role of cities will become more important, and...

    Published March 31st 1997 by Routledge

  8. Children's Participation

    The Theory and Practice of Involving Young Citizens in Community Development and Environmental Care

    By Roger A. Hart

    People's relationship to nature is the greatest issue facing the world at the turn of the millennium, and all over the world young people have shown enormous enthusiasm for environmental action. Many countries are radically reassessing both the role of citizens in managing their environment and the...

    Published December 31st 1996 by Routledge

  9. Making Cities Work

    The role of local authorities in the urban environment

    Edited by Herbert Girardet

    Cities around the world are facing severe environmental challenges; many have high levels of air and soil pollution, overcrowding, poor sanitation and growing waste disposal problems. This book takes a positive attitude; cities can be made to work sustainably, and many are already doing so. Their...

    Published September 30th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Sustainability the Environment and Urbanisation

    By Cedric Pugh

    The 1992 Rio Summit and subsequent literature and debate has focused on 'green' issues such as biodiversity, climate change and marine pollution. Much less has been written concerning the 'brown' agenda: factors such as poor sanitation and water quality, air pollution and housing problems which are...

    Published May 31st 1996 by Routledge