|Title||Megacities : Urban form, governance, and sustainability|
|Author||edited by A. Sorensen and J. Okata|
|Imprint||London : Springer, 2011|
|Descript||xiii, 418p. : ill, maps ; 25 cm|
Introduction: megacities, urban form, and sustainability. -- Tokyo's urban growth, urban form and sustainability. -- Insearch of sustainable urban form for Seoul. -- Sustainable development, urban form, and megacity governance and planning in Tehran. -- Re-forming the megacity: Calcutta and the rural-urban interface. -- Landscapes of water in Delhi: negotiating global norms and local cultures. -- Bangkok's urban evolution: challenges and opportunities for urban sustainability. -- Urban dualism in the Jakarta Metropolitan Area. -- Strategic planning for London: integrating city design and urban transportation. -- Towards an ecological urbanism for Istanbul. -- Toronto megacity: growth, planning institutions, sustainability. -- Los Angeles: urban development in the postsuburban megacity. -- Mexico City: power, equity, and sustainable development. -- Bogota's recovery process. -- Socially sustainable urban development: the case of Sao Paulo. -- Sustainability and urban form: the metropolitan region of Buenos Aires. -- Megacity sustainability: urban form, development, and governance.
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