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Author Corbett, Judy.

Title Designing sustainable communities : learning from village homes / Judy Corbett and Michael Corbett ; foreword by Robert L. Thayer.

Published Washington, D.C. : Island Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  307.1216 CORB    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 235 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-222) and index.
Contents Foreword / Robert L. Thayer -- Ch. 1. From Piecemeal Planning to Sustainable Development -- Ch. 2. An Introduction to Village Homes -- Ch. 3. The Basis for Sustainable Development -- Ch. 4. Water, Food, Shelter: The Basics -- Ch. 5. Society's Lifeblood: Energy -- Ch. 6. The Use of Resources in Sustainable Design -- Ch. 7. Location, Size, and Density -- Ch. 8. Designing with Nature for People: A Sustainable Approach to Urban Design -- Ch. 9. The Process of Creating Sustainable Communities -- Ch. 10. The Garden City: Case Studies of Sustainable Development in Practice. Haymount, Virginia. Civano, Arizona. Coffee Creek Center, Indiana. Davisville, California. Prairie Crossing, Illinois.
Summary "In Designing Sustainable Communities, Judy and Micheal Corbett offer an inside look at the development of the project from start to finish, describing how it came about, design approaches they took, and changes that have occurred over the years. The book represents an invaluable guide for professionals and students involved in planning, architecture, development, and landscape architecture."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Corbett, Michael N.
Subject Planned communities.
Real estate development -- Environmental aspects.
Land use -- Planning.
Sustainable development.
ISBN 1559636866 (alk. paper)