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Title Sustainable urban design : an environmental approach / edited by Adam Ritchie & Randall Thomas.

Published London : Taylor & Francis, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  307.76 SUST    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description xiv, 241 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), maps, plans ; 29 cm
Notes Previous ed.: London: Spon, 2003.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Urban planning and design -- Transportation -- Landscape and nature in the city -- Building design -- Energy and information -- Materials -- Water -- Waste and resources -- Coopers road estate : regeneration -- Parkmount : streetscape and solar design -- Coin street housing : the architecture of engagement -- Sustainable design in an urban context : three case studies -- BedZED : Beddington zero-fossil energy development -- Bo01 and Flagghusen : ecological city districts in Malmö, Sweden -- Stonebridge: negotiating between traditional and modernist models of city housing -- "Made in Stockwell" and Deptford Wharves -- Millennium water : Vancouver's Olympic Village, Canada.
Summary "Towns and cities form the backdrop to the lives of a rapidly increasing number of people around the world. Sustainable Urban Design, 2nd Edition addresses the issues faced by planners and designers in making these areas environmentally sustainable."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Ritchie, Adam, MCIBSE.
Thomas, Randall.
Subject Urban ecology (Sociology)
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable development.
ISBN 9780415447812 (hbk.)
9780415447829 (paperback)
041544781X (hbk.) £85.00
0415447828 (paperback) £30.00