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Title World cities : achieving liveability and vibrancy / editors, Ooi Giok Ling, Belinda Yuen.

Published Singapore : World Scientific Publishing, [2010]
©2010

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 UniM Archit  307.76 WORL    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes "This book documents the presentations and discussions that took place during the inaugural World Cities Summit held in Singapore, 23-25 June 2008"--p. 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Introduction: World Cities - Challenges of Liveability, Sustainability and Vibrancy / Belinda Yuen, Giok Ling OOI 1 -- Chapter 2 Good Governance - Sustainability and the City / Giok Ling OOI 13 -- Chapter 3 Well-being Creates Vibrant Cities / Thai Ker LIU 29 -- Chapter 4 Age of the City: The Challenge for Creative Cities / Peter Hall 47 -- Chapter 5 Integrated Sustainable Waste Management / Anne Scheinberg 71 -- Chapter 6 Transportation for Liveable Cities: Problems, Obstacles and Successful Solutions / Vukan R Vuchic 105 -- Chapter 7 Biodiversity in Sustainable Cities / Loke Ming Chou 131 -- Chapter 8 Liveable Cities / Andrew Tan 155 -- Chapter 9 Collaboration between the Public and Private Sectors for Urban Development / Sock-Yong Phang 173 -- Chapter 10 Sustainability in the Built Environment / Chye Kiang Heng, fi Zhang 193 -- Chapter 11 Sustaining Cities with Climate Change: Is there a Future For Human Livelihoods? / Victor R Savage 211 -- Chapter 12 Financing Environmental Infrastructure / Ursula Schaefer-Preuss 241 -- Chapter 13 Achieving Inclusive and Sustainable Growth: The Role of Cities and Urbanisation / Emiel A Wegelin, Michael Lindfield 259 -- Chapter 14 Cities and Happiness in Environmental Goods / Euston Quah, Qiyan Ong 277 -- Chapter 15 Conclusion: World Cities - Towards a Liveable, Sustainable and Vibrant Future? / Giok Ling OOI, Belinda Yuen 299.
Other author Ooi, Giok Ling.
Yuen, Belinda K. P.
World Cities Summit (2008 : Singapore)
Subject City and town life -- Congresses.
Sustainable development -- Congresses.
City planning -- Congresses.
ISBN 9789814280716
9814280712