Green Dimensions 2nd Revised edition
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Urban Design by J. C. Moughtin
Book DescriptionIn Green Dimensions, Cliff Moughtin relates sustainable development and green design to the realm of urban design and development. Examining regional and local frameworks for design and planning, this book shows how sustainable urban design can be implemented on every scale. Working from a strong theoretical base, the author uses case studies and discusses policy developments, in order to challenge the conventional wisdom on sustainable design. The book provides a rounded discussion of the application and suitability of current practice, and predicts future design needs. Updating the reader on topics such as energy efficiency, sustainable city forms and the culture of new urbanism, this completely revised and restructured second edition also includes brand new chapters on the Urban Park and Bio-diversity.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750662079
(210mm x 210mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Architectural Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author J. C. Moughtin
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Deals with a range of techniques used in the urban design process. This book develops a logical framework for a process, which includes problem definition, survey, analysis, concept generation, evaluation and implementation. It is this framework which leads toward the development of an urban design method.
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Author Biography - J. C. Moughtin
Emeritus Professor Cliff Moughtin holds degrees in Architecture and Planning awarded by the University of Liverpool. He was also awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy by The Queen's University of Belfaset. He was Professor of Planning in The Queen's University Belfast and Nottingham University. He is the author of a number of books including the series of four Urban Design titles for Architectural Press.
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