Economics, environment & society: Are they always in conflict? Can they go in tandem? Welcome to an intellectually stimulating exercise in urban planning and sustainability. This book discusses these and other relevant issues in various occasions such as spatial identity formation in cases of Asian urban identities and in the case of the planning of a peninsular town in Vietnam, in terms of biodiversity and ethics in an urban context among others. You will not regret to read this book if you are one of those who have been amazed by rapid urbanization and the challenges and opportunities coming along.