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Attaining Sustainable city shape represents an important develop within the sustainable improvement debate. It provides learn which defines parts of sustainable city shape - density, dimension, configuration, specified layout and caliber - from macro to micro scale. Case experiences from Europe, the us and Australia are used to demonstrate reliable perform in the fields of making plans, city layout and structure.
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