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Sustainable Urban Neighbourhood - Building the 21st Century Home

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Zusatztext Reviews of first edition:'The Sustainable Urban Neighbourhood is the best analysis I have read of the crisis of the contemporary British city. This book offers a chance to rethink our priorities! break the cycle of decline and to create sustainable cities suitable for citizens.'Richard Rogers'There are many books published now with a revisionist urban programme! but Rudlin and Falk's is one of the best and most comprehensive.'The Architect's Journal Informationen zum Autor David Rudlin, Nicholas Falk Klappentext First published 1999 under the title: Building the 21st century home. Zusammenfassung Explores the way that the UK's towns and cities have changed at the turn of the millennium. This work describes the way that environmental and demographic change, economic pressures and the needs of community could change urban areas forever just as the garden city movement did a century ago. Inhaltsverzeichnis Introduction Part 1: The Origins The Flight from the City. Lost Utopias. The Taming of the City. The Shaping of the English Home. The Urban Renaissance Part 2: The Influences Conservation: Environmental Pressures on Future Settlements. Choice: Changing Household Characteristics and the 21st Century Home. Attitudes to Urban Areas. Community: Social Sustainability in the Suburb and City. Cost: The Economies of Urban Development Part 3: The Sustainable Urban Neighbourhood Urban Repopulation. The Eco-Neighbourhood. Urban Building Blocks. The Sociable Neighbourhood. A Model Neighbourhood? The Process of Urban Generation and Regeneration

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Authors Nicholas Falk, David Rudlin, David Falk Rudlin
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 16.03.2006
EAN 9780750656337
ISBN 978-0-7506-5633-7
No. of pages 344
Subjects Humanities, art, music > Art > Architecture
Natural sciences, medicine, IT, technology > Biology > Ecology
Non-fiction book > Nature, technology > Nature and society: general, reference works

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