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One planet communities : a real-life guide to sustainable living

Author: Pooran Desai
Publisher: Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Starting from first principles and using the practical experience of developing sustainable communities cost-effectively, One Planet Living cuts through the confusion. It presents a clear and simple framework that will allow students, developers, surveyors, engineers, policy-makers, architects and planners to structure their thinking. It will no doubt be the standard introductory text for design professionals and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pooran Desai
ISBN: 9780470715468 0470715464
OCLC Number: 761033197
Description: 216 p. : illustrations
Contents: Foreword. Chapter 1 Using ecological footprinting to define sustainability. Chapter 2 Think Lifestyles --
lessons from the BedZED eco-village. Chapter 3 Understanding CO 2, greenhouse gases and ecological footprint. Chapter 4 From green buildings to sustainable infrastructure. Chapter 5 Zero carbon zero waste communities. Chapter 6 A closer look at zero carbon and zero waste. Chapter 7 Connect your community locally. Chapter 8 Health, happiness and multiple benefits of green space. Chapter 9 Compact and car-free --
simply a better city. Chapter 10 One Planet Living --
Philosophy, story and set of principles. Chapter 11 Design and construction of One Planet Communities. Chapter 12 Start with the long term --
governance and estates management. Chapter 13 Sell the dream. Chapter 14 Retrofit One Planet lifestyles. Chapter 15 Keep one eye on the future. Appendices. Index. Photo Credits

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