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Residential Landscape Sustainability by Carl Smith
Book DescriptionThis valuable resource for developers and designers will help to develop design solutions sympathetic to the environment and improve the sustainability of residential landscapes. The landscapes around housing have a crucial role in creating a more sustainable future with carbon-neutral homes. This book shows how to improve the sustainable profile of new residential developments through landscape planning, design and management - by conserving resources and minimising pollution, and by enhancing ecological diversity. This may be achieved without significant additional capital outlay. The residential landscape sustainability checklist gives housing developers, landscape architects, architects and planners a tool with which to assess the environmental implication of their schemes throughout the design process - from site planning to detailed design. The checklist focuses on residential housing developments but many features of the tool - including improving energy efficiency, materials selection, planting design and management - can also be applied to a wide range of different types of development, from school grounds to retail parks. Also of interest The Green Guide: BREEAM specification Fourth Edition Jane Anderson and David Shiers 1 4051 1961 6 978 14051 1961 0 Sustainable Development Policy Directory W. Alan Strong and Lesley Hemphill 1 4051 2150 5 978 14051 2150 7 Evaluating Sustainable Development Peter Brandon and Patrizia Lombardi 0 6320 6486 2 978 06320 6486 1 Cover design by Andy Love
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405158732
(255mm x 200mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief, Paperback (December 2007)
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Plan of Chicago, Paperback (September 2007)» View all books by Carl Smith
A document in the history of urban planning, Daniel Burnham's "1909 Plan of Chicago", produced in collaboration with the Commercial Club of Chicago, proposed many of the city's most distinctive features. This title reveals the Plan's central role in shaping the ways people envision the cityscape and urban life itself.
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Author Biography - Carl Smith
Carl Smith BSc(Hons) DipLA MA PhD MLI - Visiting Garvan Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Arkansas Andy Clayden BSc DipLA MA - Senior Lecturer, Department of Landscape, University of Sheffield Nigel Dunnett BSc MSc PhD - Senior Lecturer, Department of Landscape, University of Sheffield
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