Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities

Design Strategies for the Post-carbon World

Condon, Patrick M.

Book - 2010
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities
"Questions of how to green the North American economy, create a green energy and transportation infrastructure, and halt the deadly increase in greenhouse gas buildup dominate our daily news. Related questions of how the design of cities can impact these challenges dominate the thoughts of urban planners and designers across the U.S. and Canada. With admirable clarity, Patrick Condon discusses transportation, housing equity, job distribution, economic development, and ecological systems issues and synthesizes his knowledge and research into a simple-to-understand set of urban design rules that can, if followed, help save the planet..."--Publisher website.

Publisher: Washington [D.C.] : Island Press, c2010
ISBN: 1597266507
Branch Call Number: 307 C7464s 2010
Characteristics: xii, 200 p. :,ill., maps ;,27 cm


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The author proposes seven simple rules for community design that could literally do a world of good.

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Jun 27, 2011
  • nightdragon76 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Every town councilor and city mayor in North America should read this book and keep a copy in the top drawer of thier desk!!


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