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Eco-development in China

Cities, Communities and Buildings

Palgrave Macmillan
  • Explores China’s eco-development strategies and practices

  • Considers a selection of eco-development Chinese case studies - eco-city, eco-community and eco-building

  • Examines solutions for future eco-development in China

Part of the book series: Palgrave Series in Asia and Pacific Studies (PSAPS)

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Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    • Wu Deng, Ali Cheshmehzangi
    Pages 1-12
  3. Eco-Development in the Global Context

    • Wu Deng, Ali Cheshmehzangi
    Pages 51-79
  4. Eco-Development in the Chinese Context

    • Wu Deng, Ali Cheshmehzangi
    Pages 81-104
  5. Macro Level: Eco-City Cases in China

    • Wu Deng, Ali Cheshmehzangi
    Pages 105-155
  6. Meso Level: Eco-Neighbourhood/Community Cases in China

    • Wu Deng, Ali Cheshmehzangi
    Pages 157-185
  7. Micro Level: Green Building Cases in China

    • Wu Deng, Ali Cheshmehzangi
    Pages 187-213
  8. Future Eco-Development in China and Beyond

    • Wu Deng, Ali Cheshmehzangi
    Pages 215-254
  9. Concluding Remarks

    • Wu Deng, Ali Cheshmehzangi
    Pages 255-265
  10. Back Matter

    Pages 267-273

About this book

This book explores China’s eco-development strategies and practices from a multi-scalar perspective, discussing the importance of interplay between multi spatial levels of the built environment, as well as the stakeholders who are key players for China’s eco-development. Based on a selection of eco-development Chinese case studies - eco-city, eco-community and eco-building - it highlights how specific eco initiatives and green features are applied and practiced, offering a guide to China’s strategy directions and design and planning trends. The book identifies gaps and strategies and solutions for future eco-development expected to take place in China in the coming decades, as well as useful references for eco-development in other countries, and provides a useful resource for studies in the fields of urbanism, sustainable development and eco-design.

Keywords

  • Urban Studies and Planing
  • Cities in China
  • Environmental Geography
  • Sustainable Urbanism
  • Eco-development Strategies
  • Local Economy and Governance in China
  • urban geography and urbanism

Authors and Affiliations

  • University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Ningbo, China

    Wu Deng, Ali Cheshmehzangi

About the authors

Wu Deng is currently teaching in the Department of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. He is a certified Passive House Designer by the Passive House Institute, Germany. Previously, he was a Lead Consultant and Technical Manager on sustainable city at Siemens Corporate Technology.

Ali Cheshmehzangi, urbanist/urban designer by profession, is currently the Head of Department of Architecture and Built Environment and Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. He is also Director of Urban Innovation Lab (UIL) with a project on smart-eco-city transitions.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Eco-development in China

  • Book Subtitle: Cities, Communities and Buildings

  • Authors: Wu Deng, Ali Cheshmehzangi

  • Series Title: Palgrave Series in Asia and Pacific Studies

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-8345-7

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Singapore

  • eBook Packages: Social Sciences, Social Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-10-8344-0

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-981-13-4128-1

  • eBook ISBN: 978-981-10-8345-7

  • Series ISSN: 2662-7922

  • Series E-ISSN: 2662-7930

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVII, 273

  • Number of Illustrations: 21 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Urban Sociology, Sustainability, Physical Geography

Buying options

eBook USD 84.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-981-10-8345-7
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 149.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)