The Compact City: A Sustainable Urban Form?


This book presents the latest thinking on the benefits and dangers of higher density urban living. It offers diverse opinions and research, from a wide range of disciplines, and gives an insight into both the theoretical debate and the practical challenges surrounding the compact city. Essential reading for anyone with an interest in sustainable urban development.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Hedley Smyth
  • Mike Jenks
  • Elizabeth Burton
  • Katie Williams
  • Patrick N. Troy
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1996


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