The book Better City, Better Life brings together papers from different disciplines of researchers who have in common the theme Sustainability. This book is intended to reflect on current planning strategies and growth of cities, from the perspective of sustainable development. These reflections approach the spatial, economic, political, social, cultural and environmental model. This book is divided into the following themes: “sustainable cities”, “environmental sustainability” and “social and economic aspects of sustainability”. Better City, Better Life is directed to researchers, graduate students and professionals in the fields related to Architecture and Urban Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, Engineering, Biology, Ecology, and related fields. It is expected that the presented research can contribute to the training of these professionals.
Professora-assistente do Departamento de Arquitetura, Urbanismo e Paisagismo da Faculdade de Arquitetura, Artes e Comunicação (Faac) da Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” (Unesp), campus de Bauru, onde ministra disciplinas na graduação e é professora-orientadora do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Arquitetura e Urbanismo.