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Cities People Planet Urban Development and Climate Change

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ISBN-10: 0470772700

ISBN-13: 9780470772706

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Herbert Girardet

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Reviews of the First Edition This book considers the ecological design of the city and includes ideas and best practice examples of ecological architectural and urban design around the world. The tone of the book is extremely accessible. It demonstrates how small changes in one area of the world can have impacts elsewhere. It gives an optimistic view and leaves the reader fascinated at the intricacies of the planet's ecosystems and how architecture and urban design can affect it. Wholly international, examples range from Ladbroke Grove solar city in London to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Copenhagen, Curitiba, Tokyo, Sao Paulo, Helsinki, Portland Oregon, New York and…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/27/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.70" wide x 8.60" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Herbert Girardet is the author of many books, a photographer, and producer of over 18 documentaries on human impact on the planet.

Big Feet, Small Plant
In the Beginning
From Rome to Edo
Technology-Triumph and Tragedy
Cities as Eco-Technical Systems
Creating Liveable Cities
Solar Cities-From Theory to Practice
Towards Zero Waste
Using Water Efficiently
Relearning Urban Agriculture
Building EcoPolis
Cities in the Age of Climate Change