Future Forms and Design for Sustainable Cities
Normal Price: $82.99
Your Price: $74.69 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.73 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Future Forms and Design for Sustainable Cities by Mike Jenks
Book DescriptionConcentrating on the planning and design of cities, the three sections take a logical route through the discussion from the broad considerations at regional and city scale, to the larger city at high and lower densities through to design considerations on the smaller block scale. Key design issues such as access to facilities, access for sunlight, life cycle analyses, and the impact of communications on urban design are tackled, and in conclusion, the research is compared to large scale design examples that have been proposed and/or implemented over the past decade to give a vision for the future that might be achievable.
Buy Future Forms and Design for Sustainable Cities book by Mike Jenks from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780750663090
(246mm x 189mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Architectural Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mike Jenks
World Cities and Urban Form, Paperback (June 2008)
Presents research and theory at the regional scale showing the forms metropolitan regions might take to achieve sustainability. This book explores the tension between polycentric and potentially sustainable development, and urban fragmentation in a physical, cultural, social and economic context.
Compact City, Paperback (March 1996)» View all books by Mike Jenks
This book presents the latest thinking on the benefits and dangers of higher density urban living. It offers diverse opinions and research, from a wide range of disciplines, and gives an insight into both the theoretical debate and the practical
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Future Forms and Design for Sustainable Cities book by Mike Jenks and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.