Sustainable Urban Planning: Lessons from Eco-friendly Cities


  • Lu Martin University of Technology Sydney, Australia Author


Urban Planning, global challenges, collaborative efforts


As the global population continues to urbanize rapidly, the need for sustainable urban planning has become increasingly imperative. Eco-friendly cities serve as exemplars of effective urban development that balances economic growth, social equity, and environmental stewardship. This paper explores the lessons learned from successful eco-friendly cities and their application to urban planning practices worldwide. The study employs a comparative analysis of several eco-friendly cities, including but not limited to Copenhagen, Singapore, and Portland, to identify common themes and key strategies that contribute to their sustainability. These cities exhibit innovative approaches to transportation, green infrastructure, waste management, and community engagement. The role of sustainable transportation systems is a central focus, with an examination of how these cities prioritize public transit, cycling, and pedestrian-friendly infrastructure. The paper also investigates the integration of green spaces and environmentally conscious architecture, emphasizing the impact on air and water quality, as well as overall well-being.




How to Cite

Sustainable Urban Planning: Lessons from Eco-friendly Cities. (2019). International Journal of Business Management and Visuals, ISSN: 3006-2705, 2(2), 28-33.

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