The Re-creation of the European City
Governance, Territory, and Polycentricity

Edited by Rob Atkinson and Cristiana Rossignolo

Re-creation of the European City investigates the position of regions and cities both within Europe, and in a global context. It addresses the challenges that cities and city regions currently encounter: reconciling economic growth, dynamism, and...

288 pages
6.8 x 9.2

Urban Transformation
Understanding City Form and Design

How do cities transform over time? And why do some cities change for the better while others deteriorate? In articulating new ways of viewing urban areas and how they develop over time, Peter Bosselmann offers a stimulating guidebook for students...

336 pages
8 x 10
326 photos and illustrations

Green Urbanism Down Under
Learning from Sustainable Communities in Australia

In this immensely practical book, Timothy Beatley sets out to answer a simple question: what can Americans learn from Australians about “greening” city life? Green Urbanism Down Under reports on the current state of “...

280 pages
6 x 9
59 photos, 23 illustrations

Emerald Architecture
Case Studies in Green Building

A vital tool for everyone who wants to capitalize on the latest advances in sustainable design and construction, Emerald Architecture presents an abundance of “hard” information on the planning, design, and methods for green...

166 pages
8.5 x 11

Contractor's Guide to Green Building Construction
Management, Project Delivery, Documentation, and Risk Reduction

Thomas E. Glavinich

Written specifically for contractors, this "how-to" book enables you to meet the challenges of green building construction. You'll discover how constructing environmentally friendly, sustainable buildings influences project management, delivery,...

288 pages
9 x 8

Retooling for Growth
Building a 21st Century Economy in America's Older Industrial Areas

In this collection of essays, experts present new frameworks, cutting-edge analysis, and innovative policy solutions through which the nation's government, business, civic, and community leaders can sculpt a sustainable and supportable...

437 pages
6 x 9

Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems
Principles and Practices

Modern city dwellers are largely detached from the environmental effects of their daily lives. The sources of the water they drink, the food they eat, and the energy they consume are all but invisible, often coming from other continents, and...

296 pages
7 x 10
56 photos and illustrations

Sustainable Urbanism
Urban Design With Nature

Douglas Farr

Written by the chair of the LEED-Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) initiative, Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature is both an urgent call to action and a comprehensive introduction to "sustainable urbanism"--the emerging and growing...

256 pages
8 x 9

The Green Building Revolution

Jerry Yudelson; Foreword by S. Richard Fedrizzi

The “green building revolution’’ is happening right now. This book is its chronicle and its manifesto. Written by industry insider Jerry Yudelson, The Green Building Revolution introduces readers to the basics of green building...

272 pages
6 x 9

Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing

Blueprint for Green Affordable Housing is a guide for housing developers, advocates, public agency staff, and the financial community that offers specific guidance on incorporating green building strategies into the design, construction,...

232 pages
8.0 x 10.5


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