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Greening the Built Environment

By: Maf Smith, John Whitelegg and Nick J Williams

248 pages, Illus

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #66622 | ISBN: 1853834033
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #66623 | ISBN: 1853834041
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About this book

This book sets out to provide the clearest possible specification of the problems involved in greening the built environment, and the articulation of the solutions.


Contents

What are We Doing Here? * The Built Environment and Sustainable Development * Energy Intensity in the Built Environment * Materials Intensity in the Built Environment * Transport and Land Use Planning * Health and the Built Environment * Sustainability and Social Equity * Community, Sustainability and the Built Environment * A New Economy and the Built Environment * the Way Forward * References * Index

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Biography

Maf Smith is the Local Agenda 21 officer for the Borough of Barrow in Furness, Cumbria. John Whitelegg is professor of environmental studies at Liverpool John Moores University. Nick Williams is senior lecturer in geography at Aberdeen University.

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