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Urban design : green dimensions

Author: Cliff Moughtin; Peter Shirley
Publisher: Boston : Architectural Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cliff Moughtin; Peter Shirley
ISBN: 0750662077 9780750662079
OCLC Number: 224368802
Notes: Previous edition: / Cliff Moughtin. Oxford : Butterworth Architecture, 1996.
Description: xi, 254 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. The environmental crisis and sustainable development --
2. Energy, buildings and pollution --
3. Energy, transport and pollution --
4. The region and sustainable development --
5. The urban park --
6. City metaphor --
7. City form --
8. The city quarter --
9. The urban street block --
10. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Cliff Moughtin with Peter Shirley.
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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  Read more...

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REVIEWS OF THE PREVIOUS EDITION:"This book is a serious and valuable exploration of green design in urban settings"Perspectives magazine"The book offers a timely reminder, not least for a younger Read more...

 
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