Sustainable urban greening strategies for compact cities in developing and developed economies

@article{Jim2012SustainableUG,
  title={Sustainable urban greening strategies for compact cities in developing and developed economies},
  author={Carol Jim},
  journal={Urban Ecosystems},
  year={2012},
  volume={16},
  pages={741-761}
}
Urban greening contributes notably to quality of life and ecosystem services in cities. Compact cities in developing and developed countries are commonly beset by greenspace deficit. Based on literature review supplemented by field studies in different cities, a sustainable urban greening strategy is proposed. Urban renewal and new developments without a greening vision could miss the opportunities to bring relief. The public and private sectors can join hands to insert plantable spaces into… CONTINUE READING
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