Sustainable Urban Metabolism

Table of Contents
Part I: Urban Metabolism: Defining a Field 1. Industrial Ecology: A Metaphor for Sustainable Development 2. Urban Metabolism: Resource Consumption of Cities 3. Intellectual Foundations and Key Insights


Part II: Industrial Ecology: A Framework 4. Industrial Ecology: A Framework of Tools and Practices 5. Industrial Ecology as a Framework for a Sustainable Urban Metabolism


Part III: Sustainable Urban Systems 6. Green Urban Policies and Development 7. Urban Typologies: Prospects and Indicators 8. Complexities and Dynamics of Urban Systems 9. Integrated Approaches to Sustainable Urban Metabolism Part IV: Mapping and Assessing Urban Metabolism 10. Urban Metabolism in Practice: Case Studies from Developed Countries 11. The Challenge of Urban Metabolism in a Developing Context