Author: Rumi AijazEduardo Samper/Several ContributorsTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): Rumi AijazPublisher: Observer Research FoundationYear: 2013Language: EnglishPages: 229ISBN/UPC (if available): 9789332700130
Urban experts from Austria, China, Colombia, Germany, India, UK and USA, share in this book, practical knowledge and experience of urbanization.The volume comprises an editorial introduction followed by 10 papers contributed by experts on important urban topics such as city planning and design, transport system, world city network, energy management, and social exclusion. The book also features a concise bibliography of urban studies.It is expected that the information provided in this publication would help in exploring options and opportunities for the creation of habitable and sustainable urban centres.
ContentsList of Tables and FiguresAbout the Conference OrganizersAbout the Editor/Contributors1. Editorial Introduction by Rumi Aijaz2. Bogota: Recent Urban Transformations and Visions for its Future by Eduardo Samper3. Challenges and Strategies for China’s Next Stage of Urban Development: Researches and Practices in Shanghai and Huangyuan by Yue Wu4. Sustainable Cities and the Transport System by Hermann Knoflacher5. Expanding Transport Networks for Urban and Regional Development: A Study of the National Capital Region in India by Rumi Aijaz6. The Contemporary Structure of the World City Network: How Industries Connect Cities across the World by Stefan Kratke7. Meeting UK Government’s 80% CO2 Reduction Target in Local Authority Corporate Estate by Paul Kennedy8. Energy Transition Policies in Europe and their Social Impact by Ulrich Schachtschneider9. Addressing the Ultimate Urban Exclusion: Slums by Raymond J. Struyk10. India’s Rapid Urbanisation and Exclusion of the Poor by Jayshree Sengupta11. Excluded Berlin: Housing at the Margins of Urban Citizenship by Andrej HolmBibliography of Urban Studies