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  • The Return of Nature: Sustaining Architecture in the Face of Sustainability book cover

    The Return of Nature

    Sustaining Architecture in the Face of Sustainability

    Edited by Preston Scott Cohen, Erika Naginski

    The Return of Nature asks you to critique your conception of nature and your approach to architectural sustainability and green design. What do the terms mean? Are they de facto design requirements? Or are they unintended design replacements? The book is divided into five parts giving you…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge

  • After Sustainable Cities? book cover

    After Sustainable Cities?

    Edited by Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    A sustainable city has been defined in many ways. Yet, the most common understanding is a vision of the city that is able to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Central to this vision are two ideas: cities should meet social…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge

  • Ecology and the Architectural Imagination book cover

    Ecology and the Architectural Imagination

    By Brook Muller

    By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer’s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Australian Environmental Planning: Challenges and Future Prospects book cover

    Australian Environmental Planning

    Challenges and Future Prospects

    Edited by Jason Byrne, Neil Sipe, Jago Dodson

    Winner of the Planning Institute of Australia's 2015 Cutting Edge Research and Teaching Award! Australians from all walks of life have begun to realise the nation’s cities cannot sustain profligate growth indefinitely. Dwindling water supplies, failing food bowls, increased energy costs, more…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planning: Integrating Human and Natural Systems book cover

    Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planning

    Integrating Human and Natural Systems

    By Gary Austin

    Green infrastructure integrates human and natural systems through a network of corridors and spaces in mixed-use and urban settings. Austin takes a broad look at green infrastructure concepts, research and case studies to provide the student and professional with processes, criteria and data to…

    Hardback – 2014-01-14
    Routledge

  • Gender and Wildfire: Landscapes of Uncertainty book cover

    Gender and Wildfire

    Landscapes of Uncertainty

    By Christine Eriksen

    In pursuit of lifestyle change, affordable property, and proximity to nature, people from all walks of life are moving to the wildland-urban interface. Tragic wildfires and a predicted increase in high fire danger weather with climate change have triggered concern for the safety of such amenity-led…

    Hardback – 2013-12-27
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • The Skycourt and Skygarden: Greening the urban habitat book cover

    The Skycourt and Skygarden

    Greening the urban habitat

    By Jason Pomeroy

    Population increases, advances in technology and the continued trend towards inner-city migration have transformed the traditional city of spaces into the modern city of objects. This has necessitated alternative spatial and technological solutions to replenish those environments that were once so…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge

  • Megacities and the Coast: Risk, Resilience and Transformation book cover

    Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Landscape and the Ideology of Nature in Exurbia: Green Sprawl book cover

    Landscape and the Ideology of Nature in Exurbia

    Green Sprawl

    Edited by K. Valentine Cadieux, Laura Taylor

    This book explores the role of the ideology of nature in producing urban and exurban sprawl. It examines the ironies of residential development on the metropolitan fringe, where the search for “nature” brings residents deeper into the world from which they are imagining their escape—of Federal…

    Paperback – 2013-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Routledge Revivals Environmental Studies Bundle book cover

    Routledge Revivals Environmental Studies Bundle

    By Various

    This comprehensive collection of 14 reissues covers a broad range of areas from across the field of Environmental Studies, including climate change, geography and resource management. With a truly global outlook and featuring works from some of the most prominent environmentalists and geographers,…

    Hardback – 2013-09-23
    Routledge

  • Motivating Change: Sustainable Design and Behaviour in the Built Environment book cover

    Motivating Change: Sustainable Design and Behaviour in the Built Environment

    Edited by Robert Crocker, Steffen Lehmann

    Today’s most pressing challenges require behaviour change at many levels, from the city to the individual. This book focuses on the collective influences that can be seen to shape change. Exploring the underlying dimensions of behaviour change in terms of consumption, media, social innovation and…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

  • Climate Change and Sustainable Cities book cover

    Climate Change and Sustainable Cities

    Edited by Hugo Priemus, Simin Davoudi

    Climate change has demonstrated, perhaps more than any other environmental concerns, the complexities of the human-nature interrelationship and the need for embedding a far greater environmental consciousness into our social values and norms. A drastic reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions…

    Hardback – 2013-07-03
    Routledge

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