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Green Infrastructure: Linking Landscapes and Communities
Green Infrastructure: Linking Landscapes and Communities
by Mark A. Benedict and Edward T. McMahon
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With illustrative and detailed examples drawn from throughout the country, Green Infrastructure advances smart land conservation: large scale thinking and integrated action to plan, protect and manage our natural and restored lands. From the individual... (read more)

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Planetizen's Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning
Planetizen's Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning
by Abhijeet Chavan and Christian Peralta and Christopher Steins
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Planetizen's Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning is a fascinating review of major topics and issues discussed in the field of urban planning, assembled by editors at Planetizen, the leading source of news and information for the planning and... (read more)

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Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities (08 Edition)
Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities (08 Edition)
by Patrick M. Condon
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A step-by-step guide to more synthetic, holistic, and integrated urban design strategies, Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities is a practical manual to accomplish complex community design decisions and create more green, clean, and equitable... (read more)

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The Option of Urbanism: Investing in a New American Dream
The Option of Urbanism: Investing in a New American Dream
by Christopher Leinberger
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Americans are voting with their feet to abandon strip malls and suburban sprawl, embracing instead a new type of community where they can live, work, shop, and play within easy walking distance. In The Option of Urbanism visionary developer and... (read more)

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Building for Life: Designing and Understanding the Human-Nature Connection
Building for Life: Designing and Understanding the Human-Nature Connection
by Stephen R. Kellert
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Sustainable design has made great strides in recent years; unfortunately, it still falls short of fully integrating nature into our built environment. Through a groundbreaking new paradigm of "restorative environmental design," award-winning author... (read more)

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Designing Greenways: Sustainable Landscapes for Nature and People
Designing Greenways: Sustainable Landscapes for Nature and People
by Paul Cawood Hellmund
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How are greenways designed? What situations lead to their genesis, and what examples best illustrate their potential for enhancing communities and the environment? Designing greenways is a key to protecting landscapes, allowing wildlife to move freely... (read more)

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New Geographies of the American West: Land Use and the Changing Patterns of Place
New Geographies of the American West: Land Use and the Changing Patterns of Place
by William R. Travis
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Reconciling explosive growth with often majestic landscape defines New Geographies of the American West. Geographer William Travis examines contemporary land use changes and development patterns from the Mississippi to the Pacific, and assesses the... (read more)

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The Green Building Revolution
The Green Building Revolution
by Jerry Yudelson
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The “green building revolution’’ is happening right now. This book is its chronicle and its manifesto. Written by industry insider Jerry Yudelson, The Green Building Revolution introduces readers to the basics of green building and to... (read more)

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Ancient Greek Architects at Work: Problems of Structure and Design
Ancient Greek Architects at Work: Problems of Structure and Design
by J J Coulton
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A study of the problems of structure and design, this book relates the architect to the society in which he worked; it shows him as a designer, structural engineer and director of works; it identifies the problems that architects encountered and suggests... (read more)

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Nature-Friendly Communities: Habitat Protection and Land Use Planning
Nature-Friendly Communities: Habitat Protection and Land Use Planning
by Christophe Duerksen
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Nature-Friendly Communities presents an authoritative and readable overview of the successful approaches to protecting biodiversity and natural areas in America's growing communities. Addressing the crucial issues of sprawl, open space, and political... (read more)

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Managing Growth in America's Communities: Second Edition
Managing Growth in America's Communities: Second Edition
by Douglas R Porter
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In this thoroughly revised edition of Managing Growth in America's Communities, readers will learn the principles that guide intelligent planning for communities of any size, grasp the major issues in successfully managing growth, and discover what has... (read more)

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Ecological Design (Tenth Anniversary Edition)
Ecological Design (Tenth Anniversary Edition)
by Sim Van Der Ryn and Stuart Cowan
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Ecological Design is a landmark volume that helped usher in an exciting new era in green design and sustainability planning. Since its initial publication in 1996, the book has been critically important in sparking dialogue and triggering collaboration... (read more)

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The Essential Ian McHarg: Writings on Design and Nature
The Essential Ian McHarg: Writings on Design and Nature
by Ian McHarg
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"...provides a timely reminder of where we have been, what remains undone, and how we could go about doing better." Journal of Agriculture and Environmental... (read more)

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The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability: Charting the Conceptual Landscape through Economy, Ecology, and Culture
The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability: Charting the Conceptual Landscape through Economy, Ecology, and Culture
by Ann Thorpe
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Designing for sustainability is an innovation shaping both the design industry and design education today. Yet architects, product designers, and other key professionals in this new field have so far lacked a resource that addresses their sensibilities... (read more)

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Intown Living: A Different American Dream
Intown Living: A Different American Dream
by Ann Breen
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After decades of abandonment, cities across North America are experiencing a renaissance. A new generation is seeking greater excitement and diversity than the typical suburban subdivision offers and many people are instead looking to make their homes... (read more)

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The Bishop's Palace: Architecture and Authority in Medieval Italy (Conjunctions of Religion and Power in the Medieval Past)
The Bishop's Palace: Architecture and Authority in Medieval Italy (Conjunctions of Religion and Power in the Medieval Past)
by Maureen Miller
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Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing
Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing
by Global Green USA
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Blueprint for Green Affordable Housing is a guide for housing developers, advocates, public agency staff, and the financial community that offers specific guidance on incorporating green building strategies into the design, construction, and operation... (read more)

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Building for Life: Designing and Understanding the Human-Nature Connection
Building for Life: Designing and Understanding the Human-Nature Connection
by Stephen R. Kellert
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Sustainable design has made great strides in recent years; unfortunately, it still falls short of fully integrating nature into our built environment. Through a groundbreaking new paradigm of "restorative environmental design," award-winning author... (read more)

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Measuring Landscapes: A Planner's Handbook
Measuring Landscapes: A Planner's Handbook
by Andre Leitao
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This practical handbook bridges the gap between those scientists who study landscapes and the planners and conservationists who must then decide how best to preserve and build environmentally-sound habitats. Until now, only a small portion of the... (read more)

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Sustainable Landscape Construction: A Guide to Green Building Outdoors
Sustainable Landscape Construction: A Guide to Green Building Outdoors
by J. William Thompson and Kim Sorvig
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Published at the beginning of the twenty-first century, Sustainable Landscape Construction took a new approach to what was then a nearly new subject: how to construct outdoor environments based on principles of sustainability. This enormously... (read more)

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