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Residential Landscape Sustainability: A Checklist Tool
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.