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Author Jenks, M. (Michael)

Title Future forms and design for sustainable cities / [edited by] Mike Jenks and Nicola Dempsey
Edition First edition
Published Boston, Mass. : Architectural Press, 2005


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Description xiii, 444 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Introduction: Sustainable Urban Forms: Pointers to the Future? (Mike Jenks); Section One - The Big Picture: Cities and Regions; Introduction (Mike Jenks); Back to the City: A Route to Urban Sustainability (B. Giddings, B. Hopwood, M. Mellor and G. O'Brien); The Intelligent City: Ubiquitous Network or Humane Environment (N. Gillen and G. Briggs); Towards the Spatial Sustainability of City Regions (A. Okabe); Urban Planning and design: The Multi-modal Urban Region (L. Bertolini; Creating a Sustainable City Region (R. Green); A Land Consumption Model: Future Spatial Development (A. Frenkel); Forecasting the Sustainability of Alternative Plans (M. Echenique); Section Two - Designing for Sustainable Urban Form at High and Lower Densities: Introduction (Mike Jenks); High-density, High-rise and Multiple Intensive Land Use in Hong Kong: A Future City Form for the New Millennium (S. Lau); The City as Megastructure (J. Karakiewcz); From Central Business District to New Downtown: Revitalisation in Singapore (P. Yang); Towards a Sustainable City: Rebuilding Lower Manhattan (B. Willis); Roof City Transformations: A New Strategy (I. Hulshof); Sustainable Cells of Urbanism: A Regenerative Theory (T. Bartuska and B. Kazimee); Sustainable Urbanity in a Powerful but Fragile Landscape (F. Johns); Envisioning the Future: Sustainable Models for Rural Communities (H. Webster and P. Williams); Part Three - Aspects of Design for Sustainable Urban Forms: Introduction (Mike Jenks); The Language and Meaning of Density (M. Jenks and S. Green); Urban Densities and Accessibility to Local Facilities (K. Kaido); Emerging Work Patterns and their Place in Designing the City (N. Gillen); Solar Cities: The 'Solar Oxford' Initiative (S. Roaf, M. Fuentes and R. Gupta); Daylight for Urban Living: Solar Access Modelling for Public Spaces in Dense Urban Areas (J. Mardaljevic); High-density Housing Blocks: A Comparative Sustainability Assessment (A. Amato, R. Frewer and S. Humphrey); Conclusion: Future Forms for City living? (Mike Jenks)
Summary Looks at the latest trends and research in urban and regional environmentally sustainable planning
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to ECHO (Ebrary)
Subject Urban ecology (Sociology)
City planning.
Author Jenks, M. (Michael)
Dempsey, Nicola.
ebrary, Inc.
LC no. 2005049840
ISBN 075066309X paperback