Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/11455/70570
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dc.contributor.authorHuang, S.L.en_US
dc.contributor.authorWong, J.H.en_US
dc.contributor.authorChen, T.C.en_US
dc.date1998zh_TW
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-11T06:00:01Z-
dc.date.available2014-06-11T06:00:01Z-
dc.identifier.issn0169-2046zh_TW
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11455/70570-
dc.description.abstractEver since the Earth Summit was launched at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992, the concept of sustainability has exerted significant influence on policy at local level. Sustainable urban development has also become an important local strategy for global sustainability. Due to their integrative and forward-looking characteristics, sustainability indicators have been proposed to measure and evaluate urban development. After discussing the ecological economic dimension of urban sustainability, this paper presents a procedure and a conceptual framework of the indicator system for measuring Taipei's urban sustainability. On the basis of natural processes and evolving urban development, the approach to Taipei's sustainable development is defined as reinforcing Taipei's metropolitan life-support system through its economic vitality for enhancing Taipei's urban productivity and quality and making Taipei a national capital with blue-green characteristics. Based on the conceptual framework of urban ecological economic system, 80 indicators are selected through participation of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), which can be used as policy-making indicators for measuring Taipei's urban sustainability. The policy-making indicators are further aggregated into 10 general public indicators and evaluated using signal lights (green, yellow and red). It is concluded that the proposed indicator system can provide evidence of progress on urban sustainability. Justification of public expenditure on urban development can therefore be evaluated. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USzh_TW
dc.relationLandscape and Urban Planningen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesLandscape and Urban Planning, Volume 42, Issue 1, Page(s) 15-27.en_US
dc.relation.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0169-2046(98)00054-1en_US
dc.subjecturban sustainabilityen_US
dc.subjectindicator frameworken_US
dc.subjecturban ecosystemen_US
dc.subjectTaipeien_US
dc.titleA framework of indicator system for measuring Taipei's urban sustainabilityen_US
dc.typeJournal Articlezh_TW
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/s0169-2046(98)00054-1zh_TW
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item.languageiso639-1en_US-
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