Sustainable Communities Design Handbook

Written By Woodrow W. Clark
Sustainable Communities Design Handbook
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 03 July 2010
  • ISBN : 9780080963365
  • Pages : 440 pages
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Download or read book entitled Sustainable Communities Design Handbook by author: Woodrow W. Clark which was release on 03 July 2010 and published by Elsevier with total page 440 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 a high quality environment that can be enjoyed by all. Sustainable Development Partnerships brings together in one reference today's most cutting edge technologies and methods for creating sustainable communities. With this book, Environmental Engineers, Civil Engineers, Architects, Mechanical Engineers, and Energy Engineers find a common approach to building environmental friendly communities which are energy efficient. The five part treatment starts with a clear and rigorous exposition of sustainable development in practice, followed by self-contained chapters concerning applications. Methods for the sustainable use of natural resources in built communities Clearly explains the most cutting edge sustainable technologies Provides a common approach to building sustainable communities Coverage of sustainable practices from architecture to construction

Sustainable Communities Design Handbook

Sustainable Communities Design Handbook
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-03
  • Total pages : 440
  • ISBN : 9780080963365
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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 ...

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  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2012-02-13
  • Total pages : 216
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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 ...

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Sustainable Cities and Communities Design Handbook
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-11-27
  • Total pages : 630
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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 ...

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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2014-02-10
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 9780080963365
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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 ...

Dynamic Urban Design

Dynamic Urban Design
  • Author : Michael A. von Hausen
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2013-01-04
  • Total pages : 536
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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
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  • Publisher : Butterworth Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 422
  • ISBN : 9780080963365
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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 ...

Sustainable Mega City Communities

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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2021-06-08
  • Total pages : 282
  • ISBN : 9780080963365
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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 ...

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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2014-11-26
  • Total pages : 592
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Summary : The new green industrial revolution is driven by a variety of global environmental concerns. In some regions, it is spurred by the scarcity of cheap affordable renewable energy that will also lead to a reduced reliance on fossil fuel in the production of power. In others, it is driven by ...

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  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 235
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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 ...

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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2018-11-12
  • Total pages : 502
  • ISBN : 9780080963365
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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 ...

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Agile Energy Systems
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-07-22
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 9780080963365
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Summary : Agile Energy Systems: Global Distributed On-Site and Central Grid Power, Second Edition, offers new solutions to the structure of electricity provision made possible by new energy technologies. The book begins by showing how five precipitating forces led to the deregulation debacle in California, including major technological changes and commercialization, regulatory ...

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Sustainable Communities
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark II
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-01-12
  • Total pages : 314
  • ISBN : 9780080963365
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Summary : This book would not have been possible without the dedication and commitment of each of the chapter authors. For some authors, writing a chapter was beyond their “9–5” job, and this book re?ects their commitment to sustainability at the local level for their communities. To every chapter author and their ...

Sustainable Communities

Sustainable Communities
  • Author : Robert Rogerson,Sue Sadler,Anne Green
  • Publisher : Univ of Hertfordshire Press
  • Release Date : 2011-06
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780080963365
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Summary : Drawing upon interdisciplinary research conducted across various universities within the United Kingdom, this book offers insights into how local initiatives can enhance sustainable development and engage people in creating better places in which to live. Demonstrating how to embed sustainability in all levels of education, this account contains imaginative, practical, ...

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 : 9780080963365
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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 ...

Design Out Crime

Design Out Crime
  • Author : Ian Colquhoun
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 325
  • ISBN : 9780080963365
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Summary : Here is a book about the practical design of communities and housing in which people can enjoy a good quality of life, free from crime and fear of crime. Recognising that crime, vandalism and anti-social behaviour are issues of high public concern, and that the driving forces behind crime are ...