Sustainable Cities and Communities Design Handbook

Written By Woodrow W. Clark
Sustainable Cities and Communities Design Handbook
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 27 November 2017
  • ISBN : 012813965X
  • Pages : 630 pages
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Download or read book entitled Sustainable Cities and Communities Design Handbook by author: Woodrow W. Clark which was release on 27 November 2017 and published by Butterworth-Heinemann with total page 630 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Sustainable Communities Design Handbook: Green Engineering, Architecture, and Technology, Second Edition, brings together the major players responsible for sustainable development at both community and metropolitan scales. The book aims to explain and demonstrate the practice, planning, design, building and managing of the engineering, architectural and economic development of cities and communities to meet sustainable development objectives. Offering a holistic approach to creating sustainable communities, the book includes a 40 percent increase in new methods and technology over the last edition, and 50 percent more case studies from around the world to illustrate how common sustainability problems are solved. As the concept and practices of a sustainable built environment have evolved over the years, it is increasingly recognized that the scope should be expanded beyond individual buildings to the community scale. Written by an international team of engineers, architects, and environmental experts this second edition includes new HVAC technologies for heating and cooling, energy effect technologies for lighting, and new construction materials which improve heating and cooling efficiencies. This new edition will also include critical updates on international codes: LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes. Explains the most cutting-edge green technologies and methods for use in built communities Provides a common approach in using natural resources when building and designing green communities Features coverage of green practices from architecture to construction Covers compliance with various international codes, methods and legal frameworks

Sustainable Cities and Communities Design Handbook

Sustainable Cities and Communities Design Handbook
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-11-27
  • Total pages : 630
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : Sustainable Communities Design Handbook: Green Engineering, Architecture, and Technology, Second Edition, brings together the major players responsible for sustainable development at both community and metropolitan scales. The book aims to explain and demonstrate the practice, planning, design, building and managing of the engineering, architectural and economic development of cities and ...

Sustainable Communities Design Handbook

Sustainable Communities Design Handbook
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-03
  • Total pages : 440
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : The objective of Sustainable Communities Design Handbook is to ensure a better quality of life for everyone, both now and for generations to come. This means creating a better and safer environment internationally through the sustainable use of natural resources, encouraging sustainable development which supports a strong economy, and ensuring ...

Global Sustainable Communities Handbook

Global Sustainable Communities Handbook
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark III
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2014-02-10
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : Global Sustainable Communities Handbook is a guide for understanding and complying with the various international codes, methods, and legal hurtles surrounding the creation of sustainable communities all over the world. The book provides an introduction to sustainable development, technology and infrastructure outlines, codes, standards, and guidelines written by experts from ...

Sustainable Communities

Sustainable Communities
  • Author : Sim Van der Ryn,Peter Calthorpe
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : This classic text is a practical vision of how different types of communities can make the transition to a sustainable way of life that balances production and consumption, reduces resource waste and produces long-term social and ecological health. Our old patterns of growth are built on isolation—an isolation from ...

Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities

Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities
  • Author : Patrick M. Condon
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2012-02-13
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : Questions of how to green the North American economy, create a green energy and transportation infrastructure, and halt the deadly increase in greenhouse gas buildup dominate our daily news. Related questions of how the design of cities can impact these challenges dominate the thoughts of urban planners and designers across ...

Smart Cities for Technological and Social Innovation

Smart Cities for Technological and Social Innovation
  • Author : Hyung Min Kim,Soheil Sabri,Anthony Kent
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-09-21
  • Total pages : 332
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : Smart Cities for Technological and Social Innovation establishes a key theoretical framework to understand the implementation and development of smart cities as innovation drivers, in terms of lasting impacts on productivity, livability and sustainability of specific initiatives. This framework is based on empirical analysis of 12 case studies, including pioneer projects ...

Climate Preservation in Urban Communities Case Studies

Climate Preservation in Urban Communities Case Studies
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2018-11-12
  • Total pages : 502
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : Climate Preservation in Urban Communities Case Studies delivers a firsthand, applied perspective on the challenges and solutions of creating urban communities that are adaptable and resilient to climate change. The book presents valuable insights into the real-life challenges and solutions of designing, planning and constructing urban sustainable communities, providing real ...

Sustainable Mega City Communities

Sustainable Mega City Communities
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2020-03-02
  • Total pages : 334
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : Building Sustainable Megacities scrutinizes the challenges encountered when designing, planning and constructing sustainable megacities. Chapters explain the role of national and local governments for the strategic planning, development, implementation, monitoring and enforcement of standards of water, air, food and products used by the community. Other chapters cover Water Delivery Systems, ...

Smart Green Cities

Smart Green Cities
  • Author : Woodrow Clark II,Grant Cooke
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-03-10
  • Total pages : 350
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : Smart Green Cities: is a comprehensive overview of what global cities are doing to become sustainable. Woodrow W. Clark II and Grant Cooke have produced a book that is both practical and visionary. They have examined the infrastructure needs - sustainable development, communications, energy, water, waste, and transportation to develop ...

The Routledge Handbook to Global Political Economy

The Routledge Handbook to Global Political Economy
  • Author : Ernesto Vivares
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-05-07
  • Total pages : 32
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : The Routledge Handbook to Global Political Economy provides a comprehensive guide to how Global Political Economy (GPE) is conceptualized and researched around the world. Including contributions that range from traditional International Political Economy (IPE) to GPE approaches, the Handbook gathers the investigations, varying perspectives and innovative research of more than ...

Designing Sustainable Cities in the Developing World

Designing Sustainable Cities in the Developing World
  • Author : Roger Zetter,Georgia Butina Watson
  • Publisher : Rodopi
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 210
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : This volume introduces a perspective on cities which is innovative in scale, content and objectives. The focus is predominantly with three-dimensional urban morphology, and it is concerned with the ordinary spaces and neighbourhoods where city dwellers enact their everyday lives....

Designing Sustainable Communities

Designing Sustainable Communities
  • Author : Judy Corbett,Michael Corbett
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 235
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : The movement toward creating more sustainable communities has been growing for decades, and in recent years has gained new prominence with the increasing visibility of planning approaches such as the New Urbanism. Yet there are few examples of successful and time-tested sustainable communities.Village Homes outside of Davis, California offers ...

Green Planning for Cities and Communities

Green Planning for Cities and Communities
  • Author : Giuliano Dall'O'
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-03-21
  • Total pages : 396
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : This book addresses key issues across the field of sustainable urban planning, and provides a unique reference tool for planners, engineers, architects, public administrators, and other experts. The evolution of cities and communities is giving rise to pressing energy and environmental problems that demand concrete solutions. In this context, urban ...

Sustainable Urban Development Volume 1

Sustainable Urban Development Volume 1
  • Author : Stephen Curwell,Mark Deakin,Martin Symes
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2005-09-09
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : Based on original research, this first volume of a set of groundbreaking new books sets out a framework for analyzing sustainable urban development and develops a set of protocols for evaluating the sustainability of urban development. Protocols included are for sustainable urban planning, urban property development, urban design, the construction, ...

Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities

Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities
  • Author : Patrick M. Condon
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2012-09-26
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : A step-by-step guide to more synthetic, holistic, and integrated urban design strategies, Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities is a practical manual to accomplish complex community design decisions and create more green, clean, and equitable communities. The design charrette has become an increasingly popular way to engage the public and stakeholders ...