Making Brownfields Green: Commodification and Valuation of Urban Spaces

Piganiol, Marie
July 2014
Economic Sociology: The European Electronic Newsletter;Jul2014, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p65
The article presents a study on the commodification and valuation of urban spaces in Europe. Topics include political and economic implications of eco-neighbourhoods, renewal of industrial lands, and efforts to reduce global warming through reduction of urban energy consumption. It also discusses the use of environmental issues in creating economic value on land and housing markets and explores environmental concerns.


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