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Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design.

Author: Timothy Beatley
Publisher: Covelo : Island Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Practical advice and inspiration to ensure urbanists connect with nature in their cities.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Beatley, Timothy.
Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design.
Covelo : Island Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Beatley
ISBN: 9781610916219 1610916212
OCLC Number: 974589609
Description: 1 online resource (314 pages)
Contents: Cover ; About Island Press ; Subscribe ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Contents ; List of Case Studies ; Preface ; Acknowledgments ; Part 1: The Background and Theory of Biophilic Cities ; Chapter 1: The Power of Urban Nature: The Essential Benefits fo Biophilic Urbanism ; Chapter 2: Understanding the Nature of Biophilic Cities ; Chapter 3: The Urban Nature Diet: The Many Ways That Nature Enhances Urban Life ; Chapter 4: Biophilic Cities and Urban Resilience ; Part 2: Creating Biophilic Cities: Emerging Global Practice ; Chapter 5: Singapore City, Singapore: City in a Garden. Chapter 6: Milwaukee, Wisconsin: From Cream City to Green City Chapter 7: Wellington, New Zealand: From Town Belt to Blue Belt ; Chapter 8: Birmingham, United Kingdom: Health, Nature, and Urban Economy ; Chapter 9: Portland, Oregon: Green Streets in a River City ; Chapter 10: San Francisco, California: Biophilic Bity by the Bay ; Chapter 11: Oslo, Norway: A City of Fjords and Forests ; Chapter 12: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain: Nature in the Compact City ; Part 3: A Global Survey of Innovative Practice and Projects ; I: Biophilic Plans and Codes ; II: Citizen Science and Community Engagement. III: Biophilic Architecture and Design IV: Restoring and Reintroducing Nature into the City ; V: Other Biophilic Urban Strategies ; Part 4: Success and Future Directions ; Chapter 13: Lessons from the World's Emerging Biophilic Cities ; Chapter 14: Overcoming the Obstacles and Challenges That Remain ; Chapter 15: Conclustions: Reimagining Cities of the Future ; Resources ; References ; Index ; IP Board of Directors.

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