5. Designing Urban Systems: Ecological Strategies with Stocks and Flows of Energy and Material

  1. Matthias Richter2 and
  2. Ulrike Weiland3
  1. Peter Baccini

Published Online: 13 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345025.ch5

Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework

Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework

How to Cite

Baccini, P. (2011) Designing Urban Systems: Ecological Strategies with Stocks and Flows of Energy and Material, in Applied Urban Ecology: A Global Framework (eds M. Richter and U. Weiland), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345025.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Germany

  2. 3

    Institute for Geography, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Author Information

  1. ETH Zürich, Zurich, Kriesbühl, CH-6027 Römerswil, Switzerland

  1. Postal address: Kriesbühl, CH-6027 Römerswil, Switzerland.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333398

Online ISBN: 9781444345025

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Keywords:

  • designing urban systems;
  • challenge of a new urbanity;
  • polis, social concept and landscape;
  • “urban system” as Netzstadt;
  • material flow analysis (MFA);
  • carbon flow in urban system;
  • “transition period” and urbanization;
  • reconstruction strategies;
  • design of urban systems;
  • SWOT of urbanity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The challenge of a new urbanity

  • Urban systems and their resource management

  • Strategies of reconstruction

  • Developing strategies for the design of urban systems

  • References