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Theory of Mountainurbanology

Authors: Huang, Guangyu

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  • Outlines for the first time the framework of the mountainurbanology, an integrated cross-disciplinary knowledgebase on urban planning and ecology for mountain region
  • Provides a detailed introduction and comprehensive description of urban planning and design method in mountainous city planning
  • Links historical and cultural perspective and scientific techniques in planning practice
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This book is about mountainurbanology grounded in Southwest China, where mountain is a typical landform for many towns and cities. From the multi-disciplinary perspective in a dynamic changing context, it presents a comprehensive framework including the location of mountain city, planning, design, building, transportation, disaster, aesthetics and governance in building up mountain cities based on investigation of natural, social and economic studies. The book also emphasizes ecological planning method based on topography in mountainous area through the lens of teaching and practice on urban planning for over half a century in Southwest China. It is a highly informative book providing academic insight for senior undergraduates, graduate students, lecturers, research professionals and decision makers with an interest in urban planning, ecology, planning and design in mountainous region development. Prof. Guangyu Huang is regarded as Founding Pioneer of mountainurbanology in China, a sub-discipline of urban planning.

About the authors

Prof. Guangyu Huang (1935-2006), was born in Zhejiang, China. In 1959, he graduated from the  School of Architecture, Chongqing Architecture and Engineering Institute (later changed into Chongqing University). He is Co-Founder of School of Urban Planning, Founder of Urban Planning and Design Institute, Vice Dean of School of Architecture, Doctoral Supervisor and Professor in Chongqing University. He also founded the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Ministry of Construction’s Mountainous City and Regional Environmental Research Center, and was the first Director. He has served as Senior Associate Member of Urban Planning Society of China, director of Urban Ecological Planning and Construction Professional Committee of China, Deputy Director of Urban Ecology Professional Committee of Ecological Society of China, deputy director of National Steering Committee of Urban and Rural Planning Education in China and Member of Academy Degree Committee of the State Council, the People’s Republic of China. He was Adjunct Professor of Tsinghua University, Wuhan University, Nanjing University, Zhejiang University and Southwest Jiaotong University. He has published over 190 papers, 5 books and 3 compiled works.

The main works of Prof. Huang include Construction of Contemporary Towns (main author), Ecocity: Theory and Design Approach (co-author: CHEN Yong), On Mount Urbanology, Mounturban Planning & Design: A collection of Huang Guangyu’s Works, Theory of Mountainurbanology, The Planning Construction of Mountain Cities and Towns and Environmental Ecology (chief editor) and ’97 International Symposium on Sustainable Development of Human Settlements in Mountainous Regions (chief editor)

 

Prof. Guangyu Huang is recognized as Founder of mountainousurbanology, a pioneer of ecocity planning in China.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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eBook 128,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-16-0819-3
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Hardcover 166,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-16-0818-6
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Theory of Mountainurbanology
Authors
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-16-0819-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-16-0819-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-16-0818-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXIII, 269
Number of Illustrations
84 b/w illustrations, 102 illustrations in colour
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