Abel Wolman's Metabolism of CitiesBack to list
The following illustration show Wolman's 1965, "Metabolism of a City" historical contribution to the field of industrial ecology. The graphic demonstrate the input-output transactions water, food, fuel, sewage, solid refuse and air pollutants of a United States hypothetical city of 1 million + people.
The Metabolism of Cities
Wolman and Abel
Dr. Gabriela Fernandez