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    Sustainable Cities - Cities & Nature Sustainable Cities - Cities & Nature Presentation Transcript

    • PLAN 1900: Sustainable Cities Week 1: City and Nature Anuradha Mukherji Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning
    • KEY TAKEAWAYS
    •  City and nature not opposites, nor binary concepts, but closely integrated, shape one another.  City sits in nature and is impacted by environmental processes  City shapes nature – modify & impact environment  City is an environmental and social construct.  Environmental processes are filtered through social arrangements – a result of political and economic decisions
    • Dense Hillside Settlement, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Photograph by author @ 2010
    • Destroyed Hillside Settlement, Port-au-Prince, Haiti On the other side of hill from the previous image of hillside settlement Photograph by author @ 2010
    • House in Petionville, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Photograph by author @ 2010
    • Temporary Shelter Campsites, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Photograph by author @ 2010
    • Temporary Shelter Campsites, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Photograph by author @ 2010
    • Temporary Market, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Photograph by Comerio @ 2010 (Used with permission)
    • CITY AS AN ECOLOGICAL SYSTEM - Suburban Sprawl, Las Vegas This image is attributed to guidoanselmi @ 2010 (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)
    •  CITY INPUT: ENERGY, WATER  CITY OUTPUT: NOISE, SEWAGE, GARBAGE, AIR POLLUTION
    • Back Bay, Boston
    • Times Square, New York This image is attributed to Terabass @ 2009 (CC BY-SA 3.0)
    • Shibuya, Japan This image is attributed to Bopuc @ 2013 (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
    • CHICAGO: URBAN HEAT ISLAND ROLE OF URBAN PARKS