Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature
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Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature

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Written by the chair of the LEED-Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) initiative, Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature is both an urgent call to action and a comprehensive introduction to "sustainable urbanism"--the emerging and growing design reform movement that combines the creation and enhancement of walkable and diverse places with the need to build high-perfo...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by John Wiley & Sons
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Jay
This is like a compendium of good practices, with everything from sustainable streetscapes to building infrastructure all brought together in one place. Amazing resources to have, but dense. A bit like a career of learning packed into one book.
Ryan
Apr 01, 2009 Ryan added it
A fact filled book on how we can create more sustainable places. Reads more like a text book, but contains loads of useful information, examples and sources for further study.
Elena
This is the book project I managed. It only gets 3 starts since it was painful to create. But it's actually really interesting, albeit slightly dated by now.
David
This book is the solution to the New Urban/Landscape Urban debate, and it was around before Landscape Urbanism rose to prominence.
Elma Felix
I'm OBSESSED with my job! This book written by Doug Farr, makes my work simpler....It's really a conversation piece! Go Green! :)
Paul
Written by one of the people developing the LEED-ND standard. Mostly directed towards local govt. practitioners.
Doug
Dec 25, 2009 Doug added it
I earned the equivalent of a PhD writing this book.
Seligne
I wish it had had more pith.
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