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1st Edition

Delta Urbanism: The Netherlands

ISBN 9781932364866
Published November 14, 2012 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

Delta Urbanism is a major new initiative that explores the growth, development, and management of deltaic cities and regions, with the aim of balancing various goals in a sustainable manner: urbanization, port commerce, industrial development, flood defense, public safety, ecological balance, tourism, and recreation. This book is a detailed history and overview of how one low-lying country has developed the policies, tools, technology, planning, public outreach, and international cooperation needed to save their populated deltas.



Han Meyer is professor of theory and methods of urban design, TU-Delft, The Netherlands