Fundamentals of Sustainable Neighbourhoods PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Fundamentals of Sustainable Neighbourhoods free pdf This timely book introduces architects, engineers, builders, and urban planners to a range of contemporary community design concepts and illustrates them with outstanding case studies from around the world. Drawing on successful projects from London, New Mexico, Austria, and the Netherlands, "Innovative Sustainable Communities" presents planning concepts that minimize developments' carbon footprint through compact communities, adaptable and expandable dwellings, edible landscape, and smaller-sized yet quality designed housing.

About Avi Friedman

Dr. Avi Friedman is Professor of Architecture at McGill University. His research interests focus on factors which influence the design and implementation of affordable and sustainable building practices at the unit and community levels, including market acceptance, construction, and resource efficiency.

Details Book

Author : Avi Friedman
Publisher : Springer International Publishing AG
Data Published : 05 December 2014
ISBN : 3319107461
EAN : 9783319107462
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 178 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Fundamentals of Sustainable Neighbourhoods



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Community Planning free pdfCommunity Planning

    This key planning textbook on designing healthy and sustainable communities informs planners about community life and the processes of planning and equips them with the essential knowledge and skills they need to organise change and improve the quality of urban living..


  • Living Streets free pdfLiving Streets

    Written for teams of engineers. transportation planners. landscape architects. and urban planners. this book provides a broad overview of the growing approach towards complete and sustainable street design..


  • Retrofitting Suburbia free pdfRetrofitting Suburbia

    Updated with a new Introduction by the authors and a foreword by Richard Florida. this book is a comprehensive guide book for urban designers. planners. architects. developers. environmentalists. and community leaders that illustrates how existing suburban developments can be redesigned into more urban and more sustainable places..


  • Rooftop Garden Design free pdfRooftop Garden Design

    Green roofs - the ultimate in sustainable building practices - continue to generate enormous interest and enthusiasm among architects. landscape designers. and urban planners..


  • Ethics and Sustainable Community Design free pdfEthics and Sustainable Community Design

    Sustainable communities depend on ethical people. This book explains how multi-modal systems thinking can be applied to ethical and normative issues of community life. It also provides a practical way forward by using the methodology and SmCube software for social systems analysis and design..


  • Fundamentals of Sustainable Neighbourhoods free pdfFundamentals of Sustainable Neighbourhoods

    Download A Book Online. This timely book introduces architects, engineers, builders, and urban planners to a range of contemporary community design concepts and illustrates them with outstanding case