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Sustainable Urbanism Through Service By Kent Burnahm
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Once a standalone town on the periphery of Denver, Littleton is now completely surrounded by other cities on all sides. Much of northeast Littleton is experiencing many of social and demographic... More > issues associated with an aging suburb. Because it cannot expand outward, the City of Littleton must look at ways to redevelop within its city limits. This study focuses on achieving service in an infill development in northeast Littleton, Colorado. The design achieves service through the Sustainable Urbanist principles of defined center and edge, compactness, completeness, connectedness, and biophilia. The design is focused on achieving service and the result is a community that is able to support local business and mass transit through walkability, increased density, and outside connection.< Less
Sustainable Urbanism Through Service By Kent Burnahm
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Once a standalone town on the periphery of Denver, Littleton is now completely surrounded by other cities on all sides. Much of northeast Littleton is experiencing many of social and demographic... More > issues associated with an aging suburb. Because it cannot expand outward, the City of Littleton must look at ways to redevelop within its city limits. This study focuses on achieving service in an infill development in northeast Littleton, Colorado. The design achieves service through the Sustainable Urbanist principles of defined center and edge, compactness, completeness, connectedness, and biophilia. The design is focused on achieving service and the result is a community that is able to support local business and mass transit through walkability, increased density, and outside connection.< Less
Urban Development: The State of the Sustainable Art By Chris Roorda et al.
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The study Urban Development: the State of the Sustainable Art provides a quick scan of the worldwide state of the art in sustainable urban development. It draws lessons from the best practices and... More > explores possibilities for application of (elements of ) these practices within the Dutch context, especially in Almere, the youngest city of the Netherlands.< Less
A Systems Approach to Sustainable Urban Development By Chris Caldwell
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The focus of this book is to show the need for urban planning to increase its potential for sustainable development through applied systems thinking. By incorporating a systems approach that includes... More > enhanced information gathering and comprehensive social and environmental metrics, the planner can engage stakeholders with foresight to assist in better decision-making. A conceptual model is included to show the intersection of an explicit information system designed for sustainable development indicators and a tacit stakeholder engagement approach. A systems approach to urban development is not simply about eco-efficiency but a new way of seeing our planning obligations toward a vision and strategy inclusive of the diversity of people and ecosystems.< Less
A Systems Approach to Sustainable Urban Development By Chris Caldwell
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The focus of this book is to show the need for urban planning to increase its potential for sustainable development through applied systems thinking. By incorporating a systems approach that includes... More > enhanced information gathering and comprehensive social and environmental metrics, the planner can engage stakeholders with foresight to assist in better decision-making. A conceptual model is included to show the intersection of an explicit information system designed for sustainable development indicators and a tacit stakeholder engagement approach. A systems approach to urban development is not simply about eco-efficiency but a new way of seeing our planning obligations toward a vision and strategy inclusive of the diversity of people and ecosystems.< Less
The Dynamic Unity of Form and Process in Sustainable Urban Design By Daniel Schwab
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This book describes the relationship between Christopher Alexander's generative theory of planning and Bill Hillier's space syntax theory. It proposes a future for urban design based on these two,... More > and the biophilia theory, by bringing human beings into a more profound relationship with their environment.< Less
Urban Acupuncture By Inge Roecker, Kelty Miyoshi Mckinnon
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URBAN ACUPUNCTURE: A Methodology for the Sustainable Rehabilitation of 'Society Buildings' in Vancouver's Chinatown into Contemporary Housing.
Urban Agriculture, Food Insecurity and Sustainability: Proposing urban agricultural land use plans for New York City By Jezra Thompson
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Food insecurity and access are real issues surrounding many U.S. cities, with alarming rates in the New York City metropolitan area. Urban agriculture is one of the many applications that begin to... More > address these disparities, which locates food within urban centers and peri-urban regions to connect consumers with producers and add value to lifestyles. Through an evaluation of four different urban agriculture models, the community farm, theoretical model and the comprehensive city-wide plan, my graduate thesis analyzes the potential for implementing a hybrid model in New York City land use plans as a tool for the city to respond to food insecurity, access and agricultural and urban sustainability.< Less
Urban Agriculture, Food Insecurity and Sustainability: Proposing urban agricultural land use plans for New York City By Jezra Thompson
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Food insecurity and access are real issues surrounding many U.S. cities, with alarming rates in the New York City metropolitan area. Urban agriculture is one of the many applications that begin to... More > address these disparities, which locates food within urban centers and peri-urban regions to connect consumers with producers and add value to lifestyles. Through an evaluation of four different urban agriculture models, the community farm, theoretical model and the comprehensive city-wide plan, my graduate thesis analyzes the potential for implementing a hybrid model in New York City land use plans as a tool for the city to respond to food insecurity, access and agricultural and urban sustainability.< Less
Urban Aeries By Edward Dodington, Melissa McDonnell
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The work included here is an exercise in engaging alter-architects in the production of cospecies habitations. The work reflected in the following pages begins to define a new type of cross-species... More > architectural collaboration where human and nonhuman architects can create in tandem an alternate method of living in this modern world.< Less

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