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Sustainable Urban Design - An Environmental Approach

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Sustainable Urban Design - An Environmental Approach

Adam Ritchie & Randall Thomas

There is minor shelf wear to the paperback cover, most noticeably at the fore edge corners. The inside front cover has a book stamp in the top left-hand corner and the red ink from the stamp has transferred across to the opposite title page where there is another stamp, this time in blue ink. Inside, the book is a clean copy.

By the end of the twenty-first century it is thought that three-quarters of the world's population will be urban; our future is in cities. Making these cities healthy, vibrant and sustainable is an exceptional challenge which this book addresses. It sets out some of the basic principles of the design of our future cities and, through a series of carefully-selected case studies from leading designers' experience, illustrates how these ideas can be put into practice. Building on the first edition's original format of design guidance and case studies, this new edition updates the ideas and techniques resulting from further research and practice by the contributors. This book emphasises the enormous progress made towards exciting new designs that integrate good design with resource efficiency.

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Author(s):
Ritchie, Adam; Thomas, Randall
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415447828
ISBN-13:
9780415447829
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Title:
Sustainable Urban Design - An Environmental Approach

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Sustainable Urban Design - An Environmental Approach

Adam Ritchie & Randall Thomas

There is minor shelf wear to the paperback cover, most noticeably at the fore edge corners. The inside front cover has a book stamp in the top left-hand corner and the red ink from the stamp has transferred across to the opposite title page where there is another stamp, this time in blue ink. Inside, the book is a clean copy.

By the end of the twenty-first century it is thought that three-quarters of the world's population will be urban; our future is in cities. Making these cities healthy, vibrant and sustainable is an exceptional challenge which this book addresses. It sets out some of the basic principles of the design of our future cities and, through a series of carefully-selected case studies from leading designers' experience, illustrates how these ideas can be put into practice. Building on the first edition's original format of design guidance and case studies, this new edition updates the ideas and techniques resulting from further research and practice by the contributors. This book emphasises the enormous progress made towards exciting new designs that integrate good design with resource efficiency.

Author(s):
Ritchie, Adam; Thomas, Randall
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415447828
ISBN-13:
9780415447829
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Title:
Sustainable Urban Design - An Environmental Approach

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