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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

Book chapter

...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.In...

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

Book chapter

...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...

Affordable Neighborhoods

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...Environmentalism cannot monopolize a planner’s focus to the neglect of the other aspects of sustainability. The accessibility of affordable housing is an equally vital consideration, and, further, is closely connected to other aspects...

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...

Arcology

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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and

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

Book chapter

...An architectural design concept developed by architect Paolo Soleri for the construction of large structures in order to provide housing for dense populations. Arcology is the fusion of the words ‘architecture’ and ‘ecology...

Social Sustainability: Influence Beyond Site

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

Book chapter

...Northala Fields This London project effectively paid for itself through generating income as a ‘waste-fill’ depositary.Landscape architecture is not simply the process of designing surface treatments, spatial forms and objects...

The Broad View

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...Contemporary social, economic, and environmental challenges that affect the built environment require an innovative approach to the planning of neighborhoods. This of course means that current practices must change; yet, it is vital...

Car-Free Neighborhoods

Designing Sustainable Communities

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...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...

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

Book chapter

...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

Book chapter

...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...