Planning Sustainable Cities. Global Report on Human Settlements 2009

UN Human Settlements Programme, dist. by Stylus Pub. 2009. 306p. illus. ISBN 978-1-84407-898-1. $144; pap. ISBN 978-1-84407-899-8. $49.95.


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This edition of the Global Report examines issues confronting urban planners worldwide and assesses the capacity of planning to meet the challenges of the 21st century. It addresses matters such as public participation in the planning process, the growth of informal settlements in developing countries,
and planning education around the globe. With an extensive statistical annex
and bibliography, this will be invaluable to anyone seeking a comprehensive review of global problems in this field.

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individual works of superlative nature.

2009 - Selection(s)