Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities

Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities

Design Strategies for the Post-carbon World

Book - 2010
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Questions of how the design of cities can respond to the challenge of climate change dominate the thoughts of urban planners and designers across the U.S. and Canada. With admirable clarity, Patrick Condon responds to these questions. He addresses  transportation, housing equity, job distribution, economic development, and ecological systems issues and synthesizes his knowledge and research into a simple-to-understand set of urban design recommendations.

No other book so clearly connects the form of our cities to their ecological, economic, and social consequences. No other book takes on this breadth of complex and contentious issues and distills them down to such convincing and practical solutions.


Questions of how the design of cities can respond to the challenge of climate change dominate the thoughts of urban planners and designers across the U.S. and Canada. With admirable clarity, Patrick Condon responds to these questions. He addresses  transportation, housing equity, job distribution, economic development, and ecological systems issues and synthesizes his knowledge and research into a simple-to-understand set of urban design recommendations.

 

No other book so clearly connects the form of our cities to their ecological, economic, and social consequences. No other book takes on this breadth of complex and contentious issues and distills them down to such convincing and practical solutions.



Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, c2010
Description: xii, 200 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
ISBN: 9781597266505
1597266507
9781597266659
1597266655
Branch Call Number: 307.12 Con

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Jun 27, 2011

Every town councilor and city mayor in North America should read this book and keep a copy in the top drawer of thier desk!!

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