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 ...

Designing Sustainable Cities

Designing Sustainable Cities
  • Author : Rob Roggema
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2020-11-20
  • Total pages : 207
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : This book emphasizes new ways of designing for a sustainable city and urban environment. From several angles the future of our urbanism is illuminated. From a philosophical point of view, the city is seen as an organism, following complex ecosystemic principles, shining light on indigenous perspectives to become beneficial for ...

Dynamic Urban Design

Dynamic Urban Design
  • Author : Michael A. von Hausen
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2013-01-04
  • Total pages : 536
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : Advance Praise for Dynamic Urban Design “Finally, in one book a complete guide to the theory, practice, and potential of urban design by one of Canada’s preeminent urban designers.” —David R. Witty, former dean, School of Architecture, University of Manitoba, Canada “Michael von Hausen has given us a clear ...

Sustainable Communities Design Handbook

Sustainable Communities Design Handbook
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark
  • Publisher : Butterworth Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 422
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : With sustainability becoming an increasing concern worldwide, existing markets for environmental consultancies are growing and new ones are emerging all the time. Sustainable Communities Design Handbook is one of the first books to bring together professional knowledge from every aspect of the subject. The book provides this market with a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 Mega City Communities

Sustainable Mega City Communities
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark, II
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2021-06-08
  • Total pages : 282
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : Sustainable Mega City Communities 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 ...

Design and Construction of Smart Cities

Design and Construction of Smart Cities
  • Author : Ibrahim El Dimeery,Moustafa Baraka,Syed M. Ahmed,Amin Akhnoukh,Mona B. Anwar,Mahmoud El Khafif,Nagy Hanna,Amr T. Abdel Hamid
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2021-01-24
  • Total pages : 394
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : This book focuses on how to maintain environmental sustainability as one of its main principles, and it addresses how smart cities serve to diminish wastes and maintain natural resources by having clean green energy that is operated by new smart technology designs. Living in a smart city is not something ...

Sustainable Urbanism

Sustainable Urbanism
  • Author : Douglas Farr
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-01-09
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : Written by the chair of the LEED-Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) initiative, Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature is both an urgent call to action and a comprehensive introduction to "sustainable urbanism"--the emerging and growing design reform movement that combines the creation and enhancement of walkable and diverse places with the ...

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 ...

Handbook of Biophilic City Planning Design

Handbook of Biophilic City Planning   Design
  • Author : Timothy Beatley
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-05
  • Total pages : 289
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : "This publication offers practical advice and inspiration for ensuring that nature in the city is more than infrastructure--that it also promotes well-being and creates an emotional connection to the earth among urban residents. Divided into six parts, the Handbook begins by introducing key ideas, literature, and theory about biophilic urbanism. ...

Engendering Cities

Engendering Cities
  • Author : Inés Sánchez de Madariaga,Michael Neuman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 317
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : Engendering Cities examines the contemporary research, policy, and practice of designing for gender in urban spaces. Gender matters in city design, yet despite legislative mandates across the globe to provide equal access to services for men and women alike, these issues are still often overlooked or inadequately addressed. This book ...

Research Handbook of Sustainability Agency

Research Handbook of Sustainability Agency
  • Author : Teerikangas, Satu,Onkila, Tiina,Koistinen, Katariina,Mäkelä, Marileena
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-07-31
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 012813965X
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Summary : This innovative Research Handbook answers crucial questions about how individuals and organisations can make a difference towards sustainability. Offering an integrative perspective on sustainability agency, it reviews individual, active, organisational and relational forms of sustainability agency, demonstrating the capacity of individuals and organisations to act toward sustainable futures....