Eco-City as Approach for Sustainable Development

  • Moataz Moustafa Saad Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt
  • Mohamed AbdelAll Ibrahim Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt
  • Zeyad M. El Sayad Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt
Keywords: Eco-City, Sustainable City, Sustainable Development, Planning Eco-City.

Abstract

Eco-City is an essential approach for create sustainable development for the time being .The development aspects of Eco-City must be achieved, and it is one of the most effective way to proceed sustainable development of city. Sustainable development is major to improve the quality of life of the citizens and to reduce the effect of cities upon resources outside the urban context. Eco-cities enhance the comfort of citizens and society through integrated urban planning and management that fully harnesses the benefits of ecological systems. Also Eco-City serves as a fundamental catalyst for change, improving environmental quality of the natural and built environments for future generations, and upgrading conditions for sustainable development, the current situation of environmental problems is more serious than we think. Thus, it is very important for us to turn our eyes to the environment and to find out a positive way to live with nature .Therefore, the paper will present analysis for 4 Eco-City pioneer projects in Europe and Asia and then we will get the main features of those Eco- City projects based on a result of analysis.

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Published
2017-02-03
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