A study of the efficiency and potential of the eco-village as an alternative urban model
Thesis (MA (School of Public Management and Planning))--University of Stellenbosch, 2005.
It is generally agreed that the concept of sustainability should play an increasing role in future urban development world-wide. In order to ensure ecological sustainability, cities around the world have to decrease their environmental footprint. Two aspects are important in this regard: the decrease of energy consumption and the decrease of waste products and its subsequent management.