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Car-Free Neighborhoods

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Auto usage and its supporting infrastructure—including parking lots, paved streets, and sidewalks—increase greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and urban heat. Thus, walkable neighborhoods are a sustainable solution to the increasing financial...

Sustainable Design

Simon Dodsworth

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Stephen Anderson

Stephen Anderson was for many years Head of Classics at Winchester College, UK, and is now Rodewald Lector in Classical Languages at New College, University of Oxford, UK. He is co-author (with John Taylor) of Greek Unseen Translation and (with James Morwood and Katharine Radice) of Advanced Latin: Materials for A2 and Pre-U. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Fundamentals of Interior Design

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...This entrance hall to a sustainable house in Holland does not instantly disclose its sustainability credentials, but it is both stylish and contemporary (see also the case study on page 174).Sustainability is a term that most of us have...

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Michael Coates

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Michael Coates

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Graeme Brooker

Graeme Brooker is Professor and Head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art, London. He has taught Interior Architecture and Design at the University of Brighton, University of Wales Institute Cardiff and Manchester Metropolitan University. Between 2013 and 2015 He was the Head of the Department of Fashion and Interiors at Middlesex University, London. He has been a visiting professor at institutions across Europe, the Far East and America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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...The BedZED housing estate in England consists of a series of living/working units that combine sustainable technologies, such as grey water recycling and solar power, with energy-conserving building techniques.The sensible use of natural...

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Gavin Ambrose

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Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Architecture

AVA Publishing SA, 2008

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...The Spring Creek Fire Station in Whistler, Canada (left) has a number of energy-efficient features including air recovery units, efficient heating systems and a green roof, which reflects solar gain and acts to insulate the building...

Landscape Activism, Art and Beauties

Joshua Zeunert

Joshua Zeunart is a lecturer in Planning and Landscape Architecture at Deakin University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape Architecture and Environmental Sustainability : Creating Positive Change through Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...Hypotopia A student-built physical protest spatially expressing what could be built with €19 billion (the Austrian government's amount of ‘bailout’ to a failed bank).This chapter presents somewhat rare but pertinent artistic and provocative...

Scenarios, Challenges and Reframing Land(scape)

Joshua Zeunert

Joshua Zeunart is a lecturer in Planning and Landscape Architecture at Deakin University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape Architecture and Environmental Sustainability : Creating Positive Change through Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...Urban Utopia: The woven city Luc Schuiten's conceptual ‘archiborescence’ biomimetic architecture city features a vegetal mesh of strangler fig roots. The stable and resistant fig dwellings’ outer walls are made from semi-transparent...

Neighborhoods for Change and Growth

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Adaptability is a key component of sustainable design. Flexible planning practice is a way to rise to the challenges presented by the ever-changing technological, social, and economic realities of today’s urban environments. An adaptable...

Landscape dynamics

Nancy Rottle

Nancy Rottle, Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture, University of Washington, USA. She has over two decades of landscape architecture professional experience and has been teaching since 2001. Her recent scholarship, including the co-authored book Ecological Design, has focused on the application of theory and new practices to regenerate the health of urban and urbanizing environments. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ken Yocom

Ken Yocom is an ecologist and landscape architect based in Seattle, Washington. He teaches in the Landscape Architecture Department at the University of Washington. Ken began his career as a wildlife ecologist working on a wide range of projects across the Pacific Northwest before migrating into landscape architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Landscape Architecture 02: Ecological Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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...Noted ecologist Richard Forman describes the term landscape as ‘what one sees out the window of an aeroplane’. He refers to a broad and sweeping view that encompasses one’s surroundings, and can be described in physical terms by its form...

Mixing Dwellings and Amenities

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...The segregation of land by use into residential, commercial, and industrial zones was introduced in the 1920s. These practices encouraged automobile dependency and limited sustainable features like diversity and density.Neighborhoods...

Creative Open Spaces

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Open spaces are essential to the residents’ quality of life. Indeed, their contribution to human physical and mental health has been considered vital for centuries: Exposure to natural areas was once used to treat diseases brought...