Geography

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Sustainability in America's Cities

Creating the Green Metropolis

Island Press

This book highlights how America's largest cities are acting to develop sustainable solutions to conflicts between development and environment.

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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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Rediscovering Thomas Adams

Rural Planning and Development in Canada

UBC Press

This updated reprint of a classic text offers a revealing glimpse into the past and an insightful perspective on the present state of planning and development in Canada.

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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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Rethinking the Great White North

Race, Nature, and the Historical Geographies of Whiteness in Canada

UBC Press

Rethinking the Great White North explores the troubling side of the images of whiteness and wilderness that are so central to Canadian national identity.

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Health in Rural Canada

UBC Press

This topical, comprehensive volume surveys the current state of rural health and health care across Canada to enhance our knowledge of health differences and similarities across Canadian geographies.

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City Rules

How Regulations Affect Urban Form

Island Press

City Rules offers a challenge to students and professionals in urban planning, design, and policy to change the rules of city-building, using regulations to reinvigorate, rather than stifle, our communities.

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Human Transit

How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit Can Enrich OurCommunities and Our Lives

Island Press

This book explains the fundamental geometry of transit that shapes successful systems; the process for fitting technology to a particular community; and the local choices that lead to transit-friendly development.

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