Planned Eco-cities and the Politics of Sustainability
- What are the genealogical origins of master-planned eco-cities (Masdar, Tianjin Eco-City, Konza Techno City, Eko Atlantic City, HOPE city, Dongtan, etc)?
- In what ways are eco-cities iconic of broader discourses on sustainability?
- What political work does the notion of “sustainability” do for urban development projects?
- What are the consequences of a “post-political” conceptualization of sustainability?
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