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Jim, Chi Yung

Greening Cities

Jim, Chi Yung - Greening Cities, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Green City Idea and Ideal
Chi Yung Jim, Puay Yok Tan

2. Perspectives on Greening of Cities Through an Ecological Lens
Puay Yok Tan

3. Imperatives for Greening Cities: A Historical Perspective
Yuanqiu Feng, Puay Yok Tan

Part II. The Functions of Urban Green Spaces

4. Urban Greening and Microclimate Modification
Evyatar Erell

5. Urban Greening and Its Role in Fostering Human Well-Being
Christine A. Vogt, Cybil Kho, Angelia Sia

6. Urban Community Gardens as Multimodal Social Spaces
Jeffrey Hou

7. Urban Green and Biodiversity
Peter Werner, John G. Kelcey

8. Urban Agriculture as a Productive Green Infrastructure for Environmental and Social Well-Being
Brenda B. Lin, Stacy M. Philpott, Shalene Jha, Heidi Liere

9. Urban Nature and Urban Ecosystem Services
Wendy Y. Chen

Part III. The Forms of Urban Green Spaces

10. Blue-Green Infrastructure: New Frontier for Sustainable Urban Stormwater Management
Kuei-Hsien Liao, Shinuo Deng, Puay Yok Tan

11. Highrise Greenery: Ancient Invention with New Lease of Life
Chi Yung Jim

12. Urban Ecological Networks for Biodiversity Conservation in Cities
Abdul Rahim Hamid, Puay Yok Tan

13. Urban Heritage Trees: Natural-Cultural Significance Informing Management and Conservation
Chi Yung Jim

14. Conservation and Creation of Urban Woodlands
Chi Yung Jim

15. Urban Waterfront Revivals of the Future
Swinal Samant, Robert Brears

16. Concluding Remarks
Puay Yok Tan, Chi Yung Jim

Keywords: Geography, Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning, Cities, Countries, Regions, Sustainable Development, Physical Geography, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Advances in 21st Century Human Settlements
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789811041136
Printed ISBN
978-981-10-4111-2

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