Architecture

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Environmental Land Use Planning and Management

Island Press

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.

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Design with Microclimate

The Secret to Comfortable Outdoor Space

Island Press

Arguing that a comfortable microclimate is the foundation of well-used outdoor places, Robert Brown provides useful guidelines for dealing with climate data, site assessment, microclimate modification, communication, design, and evaluation.

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Biophilic Cities

Integrating Nature into Urban Design and Planning

Island Press

A biophilic city, says Beatley, is a place that learns from nature and incorporates natural forms and images into its buildings and cityscapes. Biophilic Cities outlines the essential elements of a biophilic city, and provides examples and stories about cities that have successfully integrated biophilic elements – from the building to the regional level – around the world.

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Architecture of Community

Island Press

A seminal work by a renowned architect and planner that provides a contemporary roadmap for designing or completing today's fragmented communities.

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Towards 0-Impact Buildings and Built Environments

Island Press

A compilation of key notes and best papers of the 2010 Sustainable Building Euregional Conference.

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The Agile City

Building Well-Being and Wealth in an Era of Climate Change

Island Press

In a very short time, America realized that global warming poses real challenges to the nation's future. The Agile City engages the fundamental question: What to do about it?

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Making Healthy Places

Designing and Building for Health, Well-being, and Sustainability

Island Press

Making Healthy Places presents a diagnosis of-and offers treatment for-problems related to the built environment.

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Stewardship of the Built Environment

Sustainability, Preservation, and Reuse

Island Press

Stewardship of the Built Environment shows how rehabilitating and reusing existing structures holds untapped potential for achieving sustainable communities.

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