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  1. Solar Air Systems - Built Examples

    By Robert Hastings

    Thirty-five different buildings with successfully installed solar air systems are described and documented. The building types cover single family houses, apartment buildings, schools, sports halls, and industrial commercial buildings with six different configurations of solar air systems used....

    Published October 1st 1999 by Routledge

  2. The Community Planning Handbook

    "How People Can Shape Their Cities, Towns and Villages in Any Part of the World"

    By Nick Wates, Nick Wates

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    Growing numbers of residents are getting involved with professionals in shaping their local environment, and there is now a powerful range of methods available, from design workshops to electronic maps. The Community Planning Handbook is the essential starting point for all those involved -...

    Published October 1st 1999 by Routledge

  3. The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Cities

    By David Satterthwaite

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    The last five years have brought an enormous growth in the literature on how urban development can meet human needs and ensure ecological sustainability. This collection brings together the most outstanding contributions from leading experts on the issues surrounding sustainable cities and urban...

    Published July 1st 1999 by Routledge

  4. Cities for Children

    Children's Rights, Poverty and Urban Management

    By Sheridan Bartlett, Roger Hart, David Satterthwaite, Ximena de la Barra, Alfredo Missair

    Urban authorities and organizations are responsible for providing the basic services that affect the lives of urban children. Cities for Children is intended to help them understand and respond to the rights and requirements of children and adolescents. It looks at the responsibilities that...

    Published July 1st 1999 by Routledge

  5. European Directory of Sustainable and Energy Efficient Building 1999

    Components, Services, Materials

    By John Goulding

    This directory has become a valued source of information for energy-efficient building designers and specifiers throughout Europe and the details and scope of product, service and supplier listings have again been extensively updated for this edition....

    Published January 1st 1999 by Routledge

  6. Stand-Alone Photovoltaic Applications

    Lessons Learned

    By Ecofys

    Photovoltaics is already an economic and practical option for providing electricity in many situations such as remote housing, in hybrid systems and for some service applications. Over the last decade, an International Energy Agency (IEA) team (Photovoltaic Power Systems, Task III) made up of...

    Published January 1st 1999 by Routledge

  7. Greening the Built Environment

    By Maf Smith, John Whitelegg, Nick J. Williams

    This work aims to provide a possible specification of the problems involved in greening the built environment and an articulation of the solutions. It begins with a discussion of sustainability as a concept and its applicability to contemporary towns and cities. The following chapters take up...

    Published July 1st 1998 by Routledge

  8. Healthy City Projects in Developing Countries

    An International Approach to Local Problems

    By Edmundo Werna

    Edited by Trudy Harpham, Ilona Blue, Grey Goldstein

    With the growth of cities and towns throughout the developing world have come significant health problems. The urban poor are particularly affected, faced with the worst of both worlds: urban problems such as pollution and stress, combined with infectious diseases common in both rural and urban...

    Published May 1st 1998 by Routledge

  9. Environmentally Friendly Cities

    Proceedings of Plea 1998, Passive and Low Energy Architecture, 1998, Lisbon, Portugal, June 1998

    By Eduardo Maldonado

    Edited by Simos Yannas

    The 15th Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) conference considered the issues of sustainability and environmental friendliness at the city scale. Some 150 papers address the many and varied questions faced by architects and planners in reducing the impact on the environment of cities and...

    Published January 1st 1998 by Routledge

  10. Local and Global

    The Management of Cities in the Information Age

    By Jordi Borja, Manuel Castells

    This text challenges the belief that cities will eventually disappear as territorial forms of social organization as new information technologies permit the articulation of social processes without regard for distance, arguing that the specific role of cities will become more important, and...

    Published April 1st 1997 by Routledge