Building Homes for Tomorrow

Building Homes for Tomorrow

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'Development Without Damage' explores the environmental and human impact of resource-based industries around the world, and looks at the ways in which their damaging effects can be reversed, limited or prevented altogether.The impacts of urbanisation may not appear to offer much hope for a sustainable future, but there is another, more positive side to the process. ... CASE. STUDY. Brazil: Curitiba. Curitiba in Brazil is one of the best examples of a ... policies of sustainable development, based around a series of public-transport corridors that provide fast and low-cost bus travel around the city. ... People do still live in slum areas around the city, but there are far fewer than there were just a few years ago .

Title:Building Homes for Tomorrow
Author:Rob Bowden
Publisher:Evans Brothers - 2009


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