Sustainable and Resilient Communities: A Comprehensive Action Plan for Towns, Cities, and Regions / Edition 1

Sustainable and Resilient Communities: A Comprehensive Action Plan for Towns, Cities, and Regions / Edition 1

by Stephen J. Coyle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470536470

ISBN-13: 9780470536476

Pub. Date: 03/22/2011

Publisher: Wiley

Communities face substantial challenges—a changing climate, a housing crisis, the end of cheap oil, shifting demographics and lifestyles, and substantially declining federal, state, and local revenues. This is a step-by-step guidebook for urban planners and urban designers to implement a "green action plan" for cities small and large as well as private

…  See more details below

Overview

Communities face substantial challenges—a changing climate, a housing crisis, the end of cheap oil, shifting demographics and lifestyles, and substantially declining federal, state, and local revenues. This is a step-by-step guidebook for urban planners and urban designers to implement a "green action plan" for cities small and large as well as private development. The guidebook delineates both sequential and parallel sets of instructions for the creation of comprehensive action plans that encompass all the major elements of sustainability, from land use plans to solid waste to economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470536476
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Series:
Wiley Series in Sustainable Design Series, #15
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 9.23(h) x 1.24(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Chapter 1. The Built Environments and Supporting Systems.

Chapter 2. The Process of Transformation.

Chapter 3. The Physical Built Environment.

Chapter 4. The Regulatory Environment.

Chapter 5. Transportation.

Chapter 6. Energy.

Chapter 7. Water.

Chapter 8. Natural Environment.

Chapter 9. Food Production/Agriculture.

Chapter 10. Solid Waste.

Chapter 11. Economics.

Chapter 12. Engagement and Education.

Chapter 13. Public Health.

Appendix.

Endnotes.

Contributors.

Index.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >