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Reshaping the built environment : ecology, ethics, and economics

Author: Charles J Kibert
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, [1999] ©1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents the thinking of leading academics and professionals in planning, civil engineering, economics, architecture, construction, and a host of other fields who are seeking to discover ways of creating a more sustainable built environment.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reshaping the built environment.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)610325296
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles J Kibert
ISBN: 1559637013 9781559637015 1559637021 9781559637022
OCLC Number: 40830078
Description: xvi, 362 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Promises and limits of sustainability / Charles J. Kibert --
Ecological challenge, human values of nature, and sustainability in the built environment / Stephen R. Kellert --
Environmental ethics / Sarah van Gelder --
Uneconomic growth and the built environment / Herman E. Daly --
Introduction to renewable energy technologies / Stephen J. Strong --
Environmentally responsible building materials selection / Nadav Malin --
Ecological design, living machines, and the purification of waters / John Todd --
Landscape: source of life or liability / John Tillman Lyle --
Construction and demolition waste / Peter Yost --
Building values / Gail A. Lindsey --
Architecture as pedagogy / David Orr --
Biourbanism and sustainable urban planning / Daniel Williams --
Creating greener communities through conservation subdivision design / Randall Arendt --
Environmentally superior buildings from birth to death / Thomas E. Graedel --
Environmental performance of buildings / Raymond J. Cole --
The Chicago Brownfields initiative / William C. Trumbull --
Sustainable new town and industrial ecology / Ernest A. Lowe.
Responsibility: edited by Charles J. Kibert ; foreword by Alex Wilson.
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