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by Carl Smith




This valuable resource for developers and designers will help todevelop design solutions sympathetic to the environment and improvethe sustainability of residential landscapes.The landscapes around housing have a crucial role in creating amore sustainable future with carbon-neutral homes. This book showshow to improve the sustainable profile of new residentialdevelopments through landscape planning, design and management - byconserving resources and minimising pollution, and by enhancingecological diversity. This may be achieved without significantadditional capital outlay.The residential landscape sustainability checklist gives housingdevelopers, landscape architects, architects and planners a toolwith which to assess the environmental implication of their schemesthroughout the design process - from site planning to detaileddesign.The checklist focuses on residential housing developments but manyfeatures of the tool - including improving energy efficiency,materials selection, planting design and management - can also beapplied to a wide range of different types of development, fromschool grounds to retail parks.Also of interestThe Green Guide: BREEAM specificationFourth EditionJane Anderson and David Shiers1 4051 1961 6978 14051 1961 0Sustainable Development Policy DirectoryW. Alan Strong and Lesley Hemphill1 4051 2150 5978 14051 2150 7Evaluating Sustainable DevelopmentPeter Brandon and Patrizia Lombardi0 6320 6486 2978 06320 6486 1Cover design by Andy Love
Download Residential Landscape Sustainability: A Checklist Tool epub
ISBN: 1405158735
ISBN13: 978-1405158732
Category: Photography
Subcategory: Architecture
Author: Carl Smith
Language: English
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (October 22, 2007)
Pages: 208 pages
ePUB size: 1847 kb
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