Sustainable Residential Development: Planning and Design for Green Neighborhoods

Sustainable Residential Development equips you with a solid process for planning and designing green communities - carefully explaining principles and how to apply them to residential development. Filled with plans, elevations, vignettes, case studies and examples, this resource shows how to incorporate wind direction, sun exposure, tree preservation, topography, and public spaces into site planning. It also shows how to design high-density neighborhoods..... apply green design and construction principles by using local materials and techniques, solar power, waste management, and water efficiency.... as well as rehabilitate neighborhoods while respecting their heritage.

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