The Resource Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs, Jonathan Barnett and Larry Beasley, (ebook)

Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs, Jonathan Barnett and Larry Beasley, (ebook)

Label
Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs
Title
Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Barnett and Larry Beasley
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jonathan Barnett and Larry Beasley seek to demonstrate that a sustainable built and natural environment can be achieved through ecodesign, which integrates the practice of planning and urban design with environmental conservation, through normal business practices and the kinds of capital programs and regulations already in use in most communities. In six comprehensively illustrated chapters, the authors explain ecodesign concepts, including the importance of preserving and restoring natural systems while also adapting to climate-change; minimizing congestion on highways and at airports by making development more compact, and by making it easier to walk, cycle and take trains and mass transit; crafting and managing regulations to insure better placemaking and fulfill consumer preferences, while incentivizing preferred practices; creating an inviting and environmentally responsible public realm from parks to streets to forgotten spaces; and finally how to implement these ecodesign concepts
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Barnett, Jonathan
Dewey number
307.12
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Beasley, Larry
  • hoopla digital
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  • Regional planning
  • Cities and towns
Target audience
adult
Label
Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs, Jonathan Barnett and Larry Beasley, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781610914062
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11444191
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11444191
System control number
MWT11444191
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs, Jonathan Barnett and Larry Beasley, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781610914062
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11444191
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11444191
System control number
MWT11444191
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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