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Cultivating the City, CITYGREEN issue 8
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue of CITYGREEN showcases the different forms that “Urban Horticulture” can take, including a shopping mall, public housing project, airport, school and two children gardens. Epub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Stepping Up with Green, CITYGREEN issue 7
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 47,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue of CITYGREEN rounds up a number of project features that impressively demonstrate skyrise greenery and research reports on the forecasts for the global green roof and green wall market, as well as the findings of a life-cycle assessment of five different types of vertical greenery systems. Epub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Green Spaces for Sustainable Cities, CITYGREEN issue 6
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 44,340. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue of CITYGREEN aims to share insights on the values of nature in cities. The selection of articles includes SmartCode for walkable, mixed-use urbanism, reconnection to the natural world through a “naturising index” and European Green Capitals. Epub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Water & the City, CITYGREEN issue 5
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue provides a balanced view on the broad spectrum of topics related to the theme of water in the urban landscape, ranging from how water can be managed for better quality or to be further transformed into an ecosystem service to activating spaces in cities using waterscapes. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Biodiversity in the Urban Landscape, CITYGREEN issue 4
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this issue, Bruce Clarkson shares about the reconstruction of Hamilton's Indigenous Ecosystems, the Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park whilst Steward Pickett discusses the urban biodiversity in the Baltimore Ecosystem study. Feature article on Singapore's butterflies, hornbills, native birds, fireflies and native orchids. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Parks - Enhancing Liveability in Cities, CITYGREEN issue 3
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue discusses how parks can encourage population health and wellbeing. Featured projects include the World’s Great Parks and the Singapore Botanic Gardens. In Martha Schwartz's commentary, she shares her views on the role of urban landscapes. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Green in Cities goes Skywards, CITYGREEN issue 2
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue features articles by prominent figures in the green roofs and vertical greening industries, such as Dr. Patrick Blanc, Dr. Ken Yeang, Andrew Grant and Dr. Tan Puay Yok, discussing how vegetation can reduce the energy consumption of buildings and explore the role of green roofs in enhancing biodiversity in urban settings. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
We don't need history
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In China, a new myth – the myth of The Chinese Dream – is fast amassing dreamers. It’s is not unlike the American Dream – the core component is still the promise of a wealthy middle-class lifestyle: a family, a privately owned car, and a house with your name on the lintel.
Participatory Planning in Plan Preparation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Participatory planning is very sought after concept in the domain of planning in current practices. Delhi is a very progressive city and the city planners and administrators are very active in adopting and implementing current best practices across the world. There are many practices in Delhi which is seen as a good example of participatory planning.
A City Beautiful Dream: The 1912 Vision for Colorado Springs
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The city’s potential was clear to civic architect Charles Mulford Robinson, though he acknowledged the city’s previous planning mistakes and ill-conceived design choices, like the grid of wide streets and the “unfortunate spacing” of median “parking strips” on Cascade Avenue. Robinson’s recommendations, reproduced as this book, were formed from his observations described in two reports.
Housing Policy and the Dynamics of Housing Delivery in Nigeria: Lagos State as Case Study
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by MakeWay Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book examines issues such as the problem of inadequate quality housing, evolution of slums and squatter settlements, problem of land and funding for housing, urban poverty, educational factors and the specific demographic characteristics of Lagos urban residents. Also, there is a re-examination of the contribution of the National Housing Programmes and Policies to housing delivery in Lagos.