Sustainable Urban Development Reader / Edition 2

Sustainable Urban Development Reader / Edition 2

by Stephen M. Wheeler, Stephen Wheeler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 041545381X

ISBN-13: 9780415453813

Pub. Date: 10/20/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Spanning 1898 to 2000, 38 selections compiled by Wheeler (community and regional planning and design, U. of New Mexico) and Beatley (architecture, U. of Virginia) first trace the origins of the now popular sustainability concept—including Aldo Leopold's classic essay "The Land Ethic" from A Sand Country Almanac (1949). Other sections focus on various

Overview

Spanning 1898 to 2000, 38 selections compiled by Wheeler (community and regional planning and design, U. of New Mexico) and Beatley (architecture, U. of Virginia) first trace the origins of the now popular sustainability concept—including Aldo Leopold's classic essay "The Land Ethic" from A Sand Country Almanac (1949). Other sections focus on various visions, aspects of, and tools for planning at the local, regional, and international levels. The text includes case studies, planning exercises, and illustrations showing more/less hospitable environments and modes of transit. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415453813
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/20/2008
Series:
Routledge Urban Reader Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 0.97(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Origins of the Sustainability Concept Part 2: Dimensions of Sustainable Urban Development Part 3: Tools for Sustainability Planning Part 4: Sustainable Urban Development Internationally Part 5: Visions of Sustainable Community Part 6: Case Studies of Urban Sustainability Part 7: Sustainability Pedagogy and Class Exercises

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