Urban Sustainability Through Environmental Design: Approaches to Time-People-Place Responsive Urban Spaces

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-29
  • Publisher: Taylor & Franci
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Urban Sustainability through Environmental Design provides the analytical tools and practical methodologies that can be employed for sustainable and long-term solutions to the design and management of urban environments.

Table of Contents

Time-Conscious Urban Design
Introduction: the unsustainable lasting of time-unconscious urban design
Space and people: the case for socially sustainable urban design
Three core messages, or what we mostly should do
Time-conscious urban design: a common ground
Space and people: a literature review and the case for urban design
Time-conscious urban design: clues of a starting point
Analysis for the Sustainable City
Analytical techniques for a sustainable city: kicking off the toolbox
Practicing an oxymore: life-world, technical knowledge and the need for episteme-diversity
The tools
Travel Time Budgets as a Tool for Sustainable Urban Design
Peter Newman
The Generation of Diversity: Mixed Use and Urban Sustainability
Graeme Evans
Multiple Centrality Assessment
Sergio Porta and Vito Latora
Measuring the Success of Transit-Oriented Development Using a Sustainability Framework: TOD Outcome Analysis
John Renne
Accessibility and User Needs in Transport: Street Audit Toolkit
Nastaran Azmin-Fouladi
Raster Cities: image processing techniques for environmental
urban analysis
Eugenio Morello and Carlo Ratti
The Communities in Action Handbook
Ombretta Romice and Hidebrand Frey
Collaborative Planning and Design for a Sustainable Neighbourhood on Quebec City's University Campus
Geneviive Vachon, Carole Desprys, Aurore Nembrini and Florent Joerin
GIS Behaviour Mapping For A Provision Of Interactive Empirical Knowledge, Vital Monitoring And Better Place Design
Barbara Golicnik
Experiential Landscape: revealing hidden dimensions of people-place relations
Kevin Thwaites and Ian Simkins
Approaches of Inclusivity
Alice Mathers and Ian Simkins
Cathryn Chatburn
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