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Residential Landscape Sustainability: A Checklist Tool

Residential Landscape Sustainability: A Checklist Tool

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This valuable resource for developers and designers will help todevelop design solutions sympathetic to the environment and improvethe sustainability of residential landscapes.

The landscapes around housing have a crucial role in creating amore sustainable future with carbon-neutral homes. This book showshow to improve the sustainable profile of new residentialdevelopments through landscape planning, design and management - byconserving resources and minimising pollution, and by enhancingecological diversity. This may be achieved without significantadditional capital outlay.

The residential landscape sustainability checklist gives housingdevelopers, landscape architects, architects and planners a toolwith which to assess the environmental implication of their schemesthroughout the design process - from site planning to detaileddesign.

The checklist focuses on residential housing developments but manyfeatures of the tool - including improving energy efficiency,materials selection, planting design and management - can also beapplied to a wide range of different types of development, fromschool grounds to retail parks.

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This valuable resource for developers and designers will help todevelop design solutions sympathetic to the environment and improvethe sustainability of residential landscapes.

The landscapes around housing have a crucial role in creating amore sustainable future with carbon-neutral homes. This book showshow to improve the sustainable profile of new residentialdevelopments through landscape planning, design and management - byconserving resources and minimising pollution, and by enhancingecological diversity. This may be achieved without significantadditional capital outlay.

The residential landscape sustainability checklist gives housingdevelopers, landscape architects, architects and planners a toolwith which to assess the environmental implication of their schemesthroughout the design process - from site planning to detaileddesign.

The checklist focuses on residential housing developments but manyfeatures of the tool - including improving energy efficiency,materials selection, planting design and management - can also beapplied to a wide range of different types of development, fromschool grounds to retail parks.

Also of interest

The Green Guide: BREEAM specification

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Jane Anderson and David Shiers

1 4051 1961 6

978 14051 1961 0

Sustainable Development Policy Directory

W. Alan Strong and Lesley Hemphill

1 4051 2150 5

978 14051 2150 7

Evaluating Sustainable Development

Peter Brandon and Patrizia Lombardi

0 6320 6486 2

978 06320 6486 1

Cover design by Andy Love

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Publish date: Apr 15, 2008
Added to Scribd: Jun 16, 2013
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