Cover of: Reshaping the built environment | edited by Charles J. Kibert ; foreword by Alex Wilson.

Reshaping the built environment

ecology, ethics, and economics

Published by Island Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Promises and limits of sustainability / Charles J. Kibert
Ecological challenge, human values of nature, and sustainability in the built environment / Stepher R. Kellert
Environmental ethics / Sarah van Gelder
Uneconomic growth and the built environment / Herman E. Daly
Introduction to renewable energy technologies / Stephen J. Strong
Environmentally responsible building materials selection / Nadav Malin
Ecological design, living machines, and the purification of waters / John Todd
Landscape: source of life or liability / John Tillman Lyle
Construction and demolition waste / Peter Yost
Building values / Gail A. Lindsey
Architecture as pedagogy / David Orr
Biourbanism and sustainable urban planning / Daniel Williams
Creating greener communities through conservation subdivision design / Randall Arendt
Environmentally superior buildings from birth to death / Thomas E. Graedel
Environmental performance of buildings / Raymond J. Cole
The Chicago Brownfields initiative / William C. Trumbull
Sustainable new town and industrial ecology / Ernest A. Lowe.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Library of Congress
HD255 .R47 1999, HD255 .R47 1999

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xvi, 362 p. :
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1559637013, 1559637021
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