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Edens lost & found / Harry Wiland and Dale Bell

Additional authors: Wiland, Harry. | Bell, Dale, -- 1938- | D'Agnese, Joseph.
Published by : Chelsea Green Pub. Co., (White River Junction, Vt. :) Physical details: 4 videodiscs (ca. 228 minutes. Library has Chicago and Philadephia) : col. and b&w ISBN:1594584001 (Chicago: city of the big shoulders); 1594583943 (Philadelphia: the holy experiment). Year: 2006
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DVD 307.1 Ede (Browse shelf) Not for loan 014343
Visual Materials Visual Materials AIT 美國資料中心 AIT American Center

全球各地150個國家共設有650處美國資料中心,透過各種活動、講座,以及中心內的藏書、刊物、和電影讓訪客認識並熟悉美國。美國資料中心設置於美國在世界各地的駐外使館、學校、圖書館,或其他夥伴單位,不僅是一個提供資訊的管道,同時也透過各種活動與民眾交流互動。歡迎到全台任何一處美國資料中心參觀,會有更多豐富收穫!

DVD 307.1Ede (Browse shelf) Not for loan 014342

Edens Lost & Found highlights practical solutions and models for urban transformation that go beyond pollution prevention to tackle the challenge of improving the quality of life in cities for ourselves and future generations. Focusing on Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Seattle -- four cities that face a range of demographic, economic and environmental challenges -- this special documentary series shows how integrated resource planning combined with local community support have come together with bold strategies offering hope to our great American cities. Many of the problems these cities are confronting pose similar challenges to other metropolitan areas -- of all sizes -- across America. And there is much to be learned from the solutions they are finding. Showcasing strategies that contribute to a sustainable ecosystem -- including open space and public parks, urban forestry, watershed management, public art, waste disposal, recycling, green architecture, environmental justice, neighborhood development, and mass transit alternatives -- Edens Lost & Found presents the integrated "best practices" that are making a significant difference in these four cities.

Edens Lost & Found - Chicago: City of the Big Shoulders - City Hall and grass roots groups in Chicago are working on open space, green buildings and an educated citizenry to create a sustainable city.

Edens Lost & Found - Philadelphia: The Holy Experiment - Faced with severe budget limitations, Philadelphia's rebirth is being brought about by a network of community-based volunteer organizations.