Margalit Harry

Usages de l’énergie
Titre Ouvrage:
Energy, Cities and Sustainability.
An historical approach. Routledge
196 p.
Evolution of the modern city, the energy sources that power it and the motivations behind increasing urbanisation. Changing energy use across history, analysing the origins and significance of the Industrial Revolution to reveal how the modern city came into being. Transport, population size, housing, electricity use and growing consumption are each discussed, showing how the cultural aspects of energy use have influenced urban form in the developed world and developing countries. Finally, in contemplating the future, it is considered whether this model of modern urban life is sustainable.