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Title:
Greening the built environment
Author:
Smith, Maf.
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Publication Information:
London : Earthscan Publications, 1998.
Physical Description:
vi, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781853834042

9781853834035
Format :
Book

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Central Library HT243.G7 S65 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

This work aims to provide a possible specification of the problems involved in greening the built environment and an articulation of the solutions. It begins with a discussion of sustainability as a concept and its applicability to contemporary towns and cities. The following chapters take up particular aspects of the built environment and sustainability in greater depth and include the construction industry, transport, health, planning, community and equity issues, employment and the economy.


Table of Contents

What Are We Doing Here?
The Built Environment and Sustainable Development
Energy Intensity in the Built Environment
Materials Intensity in the Built Environment
Transport and Land Use Planning
Health and the Built Environment
Sustainability and Social Equity
Community, Sustainability and the Built Environment
A New Economy and the Built Environment
The Way Forward

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