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Sustainable Urban Design By Edited by Randall Thomas

Sustainable Urban Design
by Edited by Randall Thomas

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This new text provides a coherent overview of the important issues in sustainable urban design. The writers successfully cover all the key elements in one volume together with fully illustrated examples of best practice.
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Sustainable Urban Design: An Environmental Approach by Edited by Randall Thomas

Bringing together theory and practice this important text provides a coherent overview of the important issues in sustainable urban design. The contributors, recognised experts from both architectural and planning practices, focus on the physical aspects of the urban environment - the buildings and their engineering systems, landscaping, transport systems, energy, water and waste systems. Illustrated with state of the art case studies, the writers successfully cover all the key elements in one volume, providing substantiated examples of best practice.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 1. Introduction 2. Urban Planning and Design 3. Transportation 4. Landscape and Nature in the City 5. Building Design 6. Energy and Information 7. Materials 8. Water 9. Waste and Resource 10. Summary Part 2 11. Coopers Road Estate Regeneration: Southwark, London 12. Parkmount: Streetscape and Solar Design 13. CASPAR II: Innovation in Housing 14. Coin Street Housing: The Architecture of Engagement 15. Sustainable Design in an Urban Context: Three Case Studies 16. BedZED - Beddington Zero - Fossil Energy Development 17. Bo01: An Ecological City District in Malmoe, Sweden

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GOR005591458
Sustainable Urban Design: An Environmental Approach by Edited by Randall Thomas
Edited by Randall Thomas
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2002-12-26
224
0415281237
9780415281232
N/A
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