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Author Beatley, Timothy, 1957-

Title Biophilic cities : integrating nature into urban design and planning / Timothy Beatley
Published Washington, DC : Island Press, [2011]


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Description xvi, 191 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. The Importance of Nature and Wildness in Our Urban Lives -- Ch. 2. The Nature of (in) Cities -- Ch. 3. Biophilic Cities: What Are They? -- Ch. 4. Biophilic Urban Design and Planning -- Ch. 5. New Tools and Institutions to Foster Biophilic Cities -- Ch. 6. Concluding Thoughts: Growing the Biophilic City
Summary In this book the author presents this blueprint for the inclusion of wildlife and nature in modern sustainable urban planning and architecture. Presenting both conceptual overviews and practical advice, the work tackles building, site, and community-level planning and goes beyond the now-familiar tenets of "green building" to advocate for an ecosystem wide vision for habitat conservation, restoration and construction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Human ecology.
Sustainable development.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
LC no. 2010011658
ISBN 1597267147 (cloth : alk. paper)
1597267155 (paperback: alk. paper)
9781597267144 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781597267151 (paperback: alk. paper)
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