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Skinny streets and green neighborhoods : design for environment and community

Author: Cynthia L Girling; Ronald Kellett
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2005.
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Illustrates how to weave together contemporary thinking in urban planning with open space planning and urban ecology. Drawing from eighteen case studies, these green neighbourhoods are the best examples of how the natural environment can play integral roles in neighborhoods.

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Girling, Cynthia L., 1952-
Skinny streets and green neighborhoods.
Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005013821
Online version:
Girling, Cynthia L., 1952-
Skinny streets and green neighborhoods.
Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)763695359
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia L Girling; Ronald Kellett
ISBN: 9781429497831 1429497831 9781597260282 1597260282 9781559633376 1559633379 1597266272 9781597266277
OCLC Number: 232157660
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 175 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), plans (some color)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Green neighborhoods --
Case studies --
Green networks --
Gray networks --
Gray fabric --
Green fabric --
Urban water --
Getting to green neighborhoods.
Responsibility: Cynthia Girling, Ronald Kellett.
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