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Author: Patrick M Condon; Design Centre for Sustainability.
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : Design Centre for Sustainability at UBC, 2006.
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The Greater Vancouver region's population is expected to double in the next fifty years with a 250 percent increase in citizens over sixty-five. Sustainability by Design addresses the challenge of transforming livability into sustainability while accommodating this demographic change. Focusing on jobs, housing, transportation, infrastructure, parks, and open space, this beautifully illustrated and designed book is  Read more...
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Sustainability by design.
Vancouver, B.C. : Design Centre for Sustainability at UBC, 2006
(OCoLC)632640167
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick M Condon; Design Centre for Sustainability.
ISBN: 0978096622 9780978096625
OCLC Number: 174240972
Notes: "A project of the Design Centre for Sustainability at the University of British Columbia."
Description: 74 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Case study charettes --
Burnaby, B.C. : corridor --
East Ladner, B.C. : edge --
Langley, B.C. : node --
Regional design charette.
Responsibility: [written by Patrick Condon [and others]].
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The Greater Vancouver region's population is expected to double in the next fifty years with a 250 percent increase in citizens over sixty-five. Sustainability by Design addresses the challenge of transforming livability into sustainability while accommodating this demographic change. Focusing on jobs, housing, transportation, infrastructure, parks, and open space, this beautifully illustrated and designed book is an invaluable resource for city planners, design professionals, elected officials, and citizens interested in a sustainable future.

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