Community Planning An Introduction to the Comprehensive Plan, Second Edition


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Environment care | Published on 21/Dec/2020 08:54

424 pages , Island Press , 2012-09-26
This book introduces community planning as practiced in the United States, focusing on the comprehensive plan. Sometimes known by other names—especially master plan or general plan—the type of plan described here is the predominant form of general governmental planning in the U.S. Although many government agencies make plans for ...[Read More]



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Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Sustainability | Published on 14/Dec/2020 20:49

538 pages , Routledge , 2017-07-28
The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design considers the design, not only of artifacts, but of structures, systems, and interactions that bear our decisions and identities in the context of sustaining our shared planet. In addressing issues of design for global impact, behavior change, systems and strategy, ethics and values, this han...[Read More]



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Working Toward Sustainability Ethical Decision-Making in a Technological World


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Sustainability | Published on 14/Dec/2020 08:26

352 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2011-09-28
A comprehensive introduction to the ethics of sustainability for empowering professionals and practitioners in many different fields By building the framework for balancing technological developments with their social and environmental effects, sustainable practices have grounded the vision of the green movement for the past few...[Read More]



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Sustainable Nation Urban Design Patterns for the Future


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Sustainability | Published on 09/Nov/2020 06:30

400 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2018-02-23
PROSE Award Finalist 2019 Association of American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence As a follow up to his widely acclaimed Sustainable Urbanism, this new book from author Douglas Farr embraces the idea that the humanitarian, population, and climate crises are three facets of one interrelated human existe...[Read More]



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Human Ecology How Nature and Culture Shape Our World


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > Ecology | Published on 31/Aug/2020 00:10

256 pages , Island Press , 2016-02-16
Humans have always been influenced by natural landscapes, and always will be—even as we create ever-larger cities and our developments fundamentally change the nature of the earth around us. In Human Ecology, noted city planner and landscape architect Frederick Steiner encourages us to consider how human cultures have been shaped b...[Read More]



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The Application of Science in Environmental Impact Assessment


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > environmental science | Published on 16/Jun/2020 00:35

142 pages , Routledge , 2018-01-12
This book charts the history of the application of science in environmental impact assessment (EIA) and provides a conceptual and technical overview of scientific developments associated with EIA since its inception in the early 1970s. The Application of Science in Environmental Impact Assessment begins by defining an appropriate role f...[Read More]



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2020-04-28T07:00:00Z
We're back on the road for another time, completing research for The Magnificent Homes And Gardens Of The South Carolina Coast, Why at this time in early April?  Because her azaleas are in full bloom and maximum splendor.

Charleston is known as "The Holy City." Despite beliefs that the term dates to the city's earliest days and refers to its ...[Read More]



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Environmental Land Use Planning and Management


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > environmental management | Published on 25/May/2020 19:25

664 pages , Island Press , 2004
Environmental Land Use Planning and Management is a unique new textbook that presents a diverse, comprehensive, and coordinated approach to issues of land use planning and management and their impacts on the environment. It builds on recent advances in environmental science, engineering, and geospatial information technologies to provide s...[Read More]



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Recycling Spaces Curating Urban Evolution : the Work of Martha Schwartz Partners


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > recycling | Published on 18/May/2020 15:26

293 pages , Oro Editions , 2011
Cities are constantly evolving: Growing, shrinking, diversifying, sprawling, and densifying. Each phase of evolution brings a unique set of challenges to urban areas FOR how to remain vital and healthy for long-term sustainability. One of the most important questions facing urban centers today is how to keep people attracted to live in, in...[Read More]



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Manual of Recycling Gebäude Als Materialressource / Buildings As Sources of Materials


Published in: Google Books > Architecture, Modern > recycling | Published on 18/May/2020 12:30

224 pages , Detail , 2019-08
How is it possible to keep the immense deposits of raw materials in buildings "active" and realise environmentally sustainable buildings in the long term? 0 Besides "sufficiency, consistency and efficiency", this goal implies the intelligent use of resources, the recyclability of structures, circular construction methods that reuse decommissi...[Read More]



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Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco-efficient Concrete


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > recycling | Published on 20/Apr/2020 15:43

492 pages , Woodhead Publishing , 2018-11-21
Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco-efficient Concrete looks at the processing of plastic waste, including techniques for separation, the production of plastic aggregates, the production of concrete with recycled plastic as an aggregate or binder, the fresh properties of concrete with plastic aggregates, the shrinkage of concrete ...[Read More]



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Human Ecology , Frederick R. Steiner


Published in: itune > Art & Architecture,Books,Arts & Entertainment,Science & Nature,Nature > green energy | Published on 31/Mar/2020 00:30

2016-02-16T08:00:00Z
Humans have always been influenced by natural landscapes, and always will be--even as we create ever-larger cities and our developments fundamentally change the nature of the earth around us. In Human Ecology, noted city planner and landscape architect Frederick Steiner encourages us to consider how human cultures have been shaped by natural forces, and how w...[Read More]



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