Urban Design: Green Dimensions (2nd edition)

Urban Design: Green Dimensions (2nd edition)
In Green Dimensions, Cliff Moughtin relates sustainable development and green design to the realm of urban design and development. Examining regional and local frameworks for design and planning, this book shows how sustainable urban design can be implemented on every scale.
Working from a strong theoretical base, the author uses case studies and discusses policy developments, in order to challenge the conventional wisdom on sustainable design. The book provides a rounded discussion of the application and suitability of current practice, and predicts future design needs.
Updating the reader on topics such as energy efficiency, sustainable city forms and the culture of new urbanism, this completely revised and restructured second edition also includes brand new chapters on the Urban Park and Bio-diversity.
Sets sustainable urban design in a regional and political context, providing real life attainable guidance
Provides inspiration for planners worldwide through international examples and case studies
Includes latest hot topics in sustainability to give your designs the cutting edge

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