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Landscape Architecture Frontiers 042: Slowing Cities and Lifestyles

Publisher: Oro Editions
ISBN: 9781951541354
AuthorKongjian, Yu
Pub Date13/07/2020
BindingPaperback
Pages186
Sustainable urban and community design, including resilient communities and cities, communities of social justice and peace, viable strategies for local economic growth, and eco-efficient cities
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While benefiting from the efficient and convenient urban life brought by the highly urbanised society, people are suffering from traffic congestion, energy shortage, and air and water pollution. In metropolises, these problems might aggravate city residents' mental stress, which has aroused a general concern on physical and psychological health. In this issue, we hope to improve urban spatial structure and enhance the quality of urban infrastructure, architecture, and landscape through research and design to form a slower-paced lifestyle, celebrate cultural identity, and create a more livable city environment that enjoys a smart use of space, a resource-saving development, a harmony between man and nature, and, a running efficiency of cities in which people feel pleasant and comfortable.

While benefiting from the efficient and convenient urban life brought by the highly urbanised society, people are suffering from traffic congestion, energy shortage, and air and water pollution. In metropolises, these problems might aggravate city residents' mental stress, which has aroused a general concern on physical and psychological health. In this issue, we hope to improve urban spatial structure and enhance the quality of urban infrastructure, architecture, and landscape through research and design to form a slower-paced lifestyle, celebrate cultural identity, and create a more livable city environment that enjoys a smart use of space, a resource-saving development, a harmony between man and nature, and, a running efficiency of cities in which people feel pleasant and comfortable.

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