70th out of 120 books — 12 voters
Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature
by Douglas Farr
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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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.