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dc.contributor.authorBogunovich, Dushko
dc.description.abstractIn order to be ready for the harsh environmental challenges of the 21st century, cities need a new planning agenda. Defining this agenda is impossible without first revisiting the core concepts of our work: ‘sustainability’, ‘city’ and ‘urban planning’. A four-fold shift in emphasis is vital: from an excessive focus on the development density, to the monitoring and taming of urban metabolism; from a single focus on sustainability to one which also includes resilience; from traditional city to urban region; from policy and land-use planning to strategic urban and regional design. In most parts of the world, the battle for the compact city is lost. However, from the perspective of ecological sustainability, perhaps it was the wrong battle anyway. We should now direct our creative energies at deploying ecological design and clean technologies on a mass scale to our unstoppable, sprawling urban regions.en_NZ
dc.rightsAll rights reserveden_NZ
dc.subjecturban metabolismen_NZ
dc.subjecturban regionsen_NZ
dc.titleFrom planning sustainable cities to designing resilient urban regionsen_NZ
dc.typeConference Contribution - Paper in Published Proceedingsen_NZ
dc.subject.marsden120507 Urban Analysis and Developmenten_NZ
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationBogunovich, D. (2009). From planning sustainable cities to designing resilient urban regions. In Fourth International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning.en_NZ
unitec.institutionUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
unitec.conference.titleFourth International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planningen_NZ
dc.contributor.affiliationUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
unitec.institution.studyareaConstruction + Engineering

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