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Sustainability and cities: extending the metabolism model

Newman, P.W.G. (1999) Sustainability and cities: extending the metabolism model. Landscape and Urban Planning, 44 (4). pp. 219-226.

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The use of the metabolism concept, expanded to include aspects of livability, is applied to cities to demonstrate the practical meaning of sustainability. Its application in industrial ecology, urban ecology, urban demonstration projects, business plans and city comparisons are used to illustrate its potential.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: Institute for Science and Technology Policy
Publisher: Elsevier
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