Nature in the City: Romance and Economy


The urban way of life has been criticized for many centuries, as long as the cities have existed. A romantic tradition credits nature with the qualities opposite to the city: nature is declared an embodiment of purity, health and beauty. A more rational and economical view defines nature as a system capable of restoring living resources. The article shows how cities will be inevitably filled with elements of nature.


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How to Cite
LIDIN, Konstantin. Nature in the City: Romance and Economy. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 49, p. 48-53, aug. 2016. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 22 july 2019. doi:


urban studies; nature; city; economy; resource flows; urban agriculture