Urban Design

Urban Design

Green Dimensions

Book - 2005
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In Green Dimensions, Cliff Moughtin relates sustainable development and green design to the realm of urban design and development. Examining regional and local frameworks for design and planning, this book shows how sustainable urban design can be implemented on every scale. Working from a strong theoretical base, the author uses case studies and discusses policy developments, in order to challenge the conventional wisdom on sustainable design. The book provides a rounded discussion of the application and suitability of current practice, and predicts future design needs. Updating the reader on topics such as energy efficiency, sustainable city forms and the culture of new urbanism, this completely revised and restructured second edition also includes brand new chapters on the Urban Park and Bio-diversity.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston ; London : Elsevier Architectural Press, 2005
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780750662079
0750662077
Branch Call Number: NA9095 .M68 2005
Characteristics: xi, 254 p. : ill. ; 21 x 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Shirley, Peter

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