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What is Sustainable Urban Development

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
Improving the quality of life in a city, including ecological, cultural, political, institutional, social and economic components without leaving a burden, e.g., the result of a reduced natural capital and an excessive local debt, on the future generations—and thus forming the sustainable city.
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Knowledge-Based Urban Development
Tan Yigitcanlar (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 11
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5888-2.ch736
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Remote Sensing and GIS for Modelling Green Roofs Potential at Different Urban Scales
Promoting urban growth in line with the present needs without compromising the needs of future generations.
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