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Unformatted text preview: Sustainability Prism- Livability- preservation and restoration of the natural and built environments, the restoration of existing neighborhoods, the design of compact commercial districts that are connected with residential areas, and the layout of streets as the center of the public environment. - Economy- Growth management- livability- (unmarked development beholden to only market principles, can provide high quality of living environments)- Ecology- green cities conflict- livability- ( competing beliefs of natural vs built environment. Extent to which ecological systems should determine urban forms)- Equity- gentrification conflict- livability- (preservation of poorer neighborhoods for the benefit of their present populations vs their redevelopment and upgrading to attract middle and upper class population back to the city- Mostly focused on ecology for sustainable development and resolving the resource conflict between economy and ecology- Equity is achieved by maintain environmental resources and economic livelihoods...
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course ENV S 135B taught by Professor Wack during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08