Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability by Joo Hwa P. Bay,Steffen Lehmann

By Joo Hwa P. Bay,Steffen Lehmann

Growing Compact: city shape, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, hyperlinks and merits among density, compactness and the sustainability of towns. It appears on the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a extra holistic method of sustainable urbanism by means of realizing the correlations among the social, financial and environmental dimensions of town, and the demanding situations and possibilities with density. The ebook offers contributions from the world over famous students, thinkers and practitioners whose theoretical and sensible works deal with urban making plans, city and architectural layout for density and sustainability at a number of degrees, together with demanding situations in construction resilience opposed to weather swap and typical mess ups, ability and integration for development and flexibility, growing older, group and protection, plants, meals construction, compact source structures and regeneration.

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