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Giving Charities Green

A Funded & Practical Guide to Taking Your Charity Green

by Alex P Versluis

<p>Its time for your charity to embrace and embed environmental sustainability into your organization. This book will walk you through a proven process that was successfully embedded into one of North America's largest and oldest charities - the

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Global Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability

by Sébastien Darchen & Glen Searle

<p>As the world becomes more urbanised, solutions are required to solve current challenges for three arenas of sustainability: social sustainability, environmental sustainability and urban economic sustainability.</p> <p>This edited volume ...

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Green in Cities goes Skywards, Citygreen issue 2

by Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, Singapore The Editorial Team

<p>CITYGREEN, winner of the APEX Awards for Publication Excellence for three consecutive years - 2014, 2013 and 2012, is a biannual publication of the Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, Singapore. It presents current research on greening and ...

ISBN: 9789810913021

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Green Infrastructure Planning

Reintegrating Landscape in Urban Planning

by Ian Mell

<p>What is green infrastructure? Why should we develop it? Who uses it? And what socioeconomic and ecological value does it provide? This useful guide provides an essential introduction to green infrastructure for planners, landscape architects,

ISBN: 9781848223028

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Green Spaces for Sustainable Cities, Citygreen Issue 6

by Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, Singapore The Editorial Team

<p>CITYGREEN, winner of the APEX Awards for Publication Excellence for three consecutive years - 2014, 2013 and 2012, is a biannual publication of the Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, Singapore. It presents current research on greening and ...

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Gustav Stickley's Craftsman Homes and Bungalows

by Gustav Stickley

<p>In 1901, Gustav Stickley began to create the first uniquely American style of furniture and home design-known as Craftsman. Stickley's principles of home design include construction that is in harmony with its landscape, open floor plans, ...

ISBN: 9781626367241

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Hijacking Sustainability

by Adrian Parr

<p><strong>How the sustainability movement has been co-opted: from ecobranding by Wal-Mart to the “greening” of the American military.</strong></p> <p>The idea of “sustainability” has gone mainstream. Thanks to Prius-driving movie stars, it's ...

ISBN: 9780262261586

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Housing for Degrowth

Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities

by Anitra Nelson & François Schneider

<p>‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and ...

ISBN: 9781351365239

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How Much Energy Does Your Building Use?

by Kerry Mashford & Liz Reason

<p>Why do award-winning &quot;green&quot; buildings so often have higher energy bills than ordinary buildings? Why do expensive refurbishments deliver outcomes that are far from the promises of improved sustainability? Why does your building ...

ISBN: 9781351274746

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Human Scale Revisited

A New Look at the Classic Case for a Decentralist Future

by Kirkpatrick Sale

<p>Big government, big business, big everything: Kirkpatrick Sale took giantism to task in his 1980 classic, <em>Human Scale</em>, and today takes a new look at how the crises that imperil modern America are the inevitable result of bigness ...

ISBN: 9781603587136

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Integrating Building Performance with Design

An Architecture Student’s Guidebook

by Elizabeth J. Grant

<p><em>Integrating Building Performance with Design</em> shows you the importance of designing for building performance early in your architectural design process. The book offers you simple tools and exercises, along with examples of built ...

ISBN: 9781317396086

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Integrating Information in Built Environments

by Adriana X Sanchez, Keith Hampson & Geoffrey London

<p>In an increasingly globalised built environment industry, achieving higher levels of integration across organisational and software boundaries can lead to improved economic, social and environmental outcomes. This book is the direct result of

ISBN: 9781351783279

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Introducing Architectural Tectonics

Exploring the Intersection of Design and Construction

by Chad Schwartz

<p><em>Introducing Architectural Tectonics</em> is an exploration of the poetics of construction. Tectonic theory is an integrative philosophy examining the relationships formed between design, construction, and space while creating or ...

ISBN: 9781317564041

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Landscape Architecture Theory

An Ecological Approach

by Michael Murphy

<p>For decades, landscape architecture was driven solely by artistic sensibilities. But in these times of global change, the opportunity to reshape the world comes with a responsibility to consider how it can be resilient, fostering health and ...

ISBN: 9781610917520

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Living Green: Your Questions Answered

by Amy Hackney Blackwell

<p>Our actions have a powerful impact on the environment: how we heat and cool our homes, the types of cars we drive, and even the foods we consume all contribute to the health of the planet. <em>Living Green: Your Questions Answered</em>, an ...

ISBN: 9781440859830

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Making Better Buildings

A Comparative Guide to Sustainable Construction for Homeowners and Contractors

by Jen Feigin & Chris Magwood

<div>Much has been written about the individual components of sustainable building, but how do you bring it all together into a well-designed whole? Drawing on extensive hands-on experience, Making Better Buildings systematically describes the ...

ISBN: 9781550925159

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Midori Haus

Transformation from Old House to Green Future with Passive House

by Chie Kawahara

<p>Managing a major remodel of your home involves learning various aspects of a construction project: permitting; hiring contractors; clarifying what you really mean and want; managing a budget; overseeing quality, avoiding regrets; doing what’s

ISBN: 9781938015762

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Off Grid Living: The Ultimate Guide to Generating Off Grid Power. Find Out the Best Alternative Energy Solution When Living Off The Grid

by Elida Stone

<p>Have you ever tried to entertaining the idea of living off the grid? Get disconnected from the public utilities? Receive no more monthly bills? Maybe the idea sounds strange to some. For a few more the concept is quite unattainable as they ...

ISBN: 9781386322467

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Pamphlet Architecture 36

Buoyant Clarity

by Christopher Michael Meyer, Shawna Michelle Meyer & Daniel Hemmendinger

<p>This newest addition to the Pamphlet Architecture series, long admired for its willingness to propose architectural solutions to challenging problems addresses the issue of rising sea levels with an interrogation of the concept of floating ...

ISBN: 9781616897352

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Parks: Enhancing Liveability in Cities, Citygreen Issue 3

by Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, Singapore The Editorial Team

<p>CITYGREEN, winner of the APEX Awards for Publication Excellence for three consecutive years - 2014, 2013 and 2012, is a biannual publication of the Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, Singapore. It presents current research on greening and ...

ISBN: 9789810913038

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