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Etymology : eco+city -eco a prefix mostly relating to Ecological terms , and city as an urban settlement.[1]
Function : noun

1 The process of transforming non-productive zones of a coast in nature, redefining the urban elements in the city.



1. See MRVD 'La Costa Iberica'
2. Image of Dongtan: presented at the United Nations World Urban Forum by China as an example of an eco-city, and is the first of up to four such cities to be designed and built in China by Arup, a global design and engineering company.

(bianny pouriet, 4/12/07)
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