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Greening the built environment- new stereotypes or a holistic view of cities

Handassa Magazine, Issue 13 | March, 2016.

This short communication presents brief historical accounts on ‘greening the built environment’. It introduces the expansion of human-made environments and its impact. It summarises the different categories of green cities, those that are challenged by population growth, economic development and technological advances as well as environmental crisis and natural disasters. The article defines resilient cities and highlights the emerging threats and challenges in the Mediterranean Basin.

Access the full article on the following: 36_greening-the-cities or http://www.hostoplan.com/mouhandess/mag/File/36.pdf

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