Sustainable and Resilient Communities: A Comprehensive Action Plan for Towns, Cities, and Regions (Wiley Series in Sustainable Design): Stephen J. Coyle, Andrés Duany: 9780470536476

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Publication Date: March 22, 2011 | ISBN-10: 0,470,536,470 ISBN-13 :978-0,470,536,476 Edition: 1
Last step by step action plan guide community resilience, resourcefulness, healthy

Many communities today are facing unprecedented struggle to adapt and keep the era of the environmental, economic and social well-being caught in the predicament of financial constraints, energy prices and supplies, rapid demographic transition, as well as the acceleration of climate change-related impact not uncertainty. City planners and urban designers this step-by-step guide describes how to create and implement operational plans, neighborhood, community, regional environmental health, resource-saving, economic resilience. Sustainable and resilient communities portrayed measures, repair, alteration, and changing our built environment and support systems, transportation, energy, water, natural environment, food production, solid waste, and economics through:

Methods to evaluate the sustainable development of the community’s main supplier

Deployment tools, establishing timely performance goals and indicators

The development of the strategic evaluation, selection and implementation of highly leveraged interventions

Active policies, regulations, procedures, plans and practices, as well as monitor and improve their performance

This book contains a series of specific case studies from large urban backdrop of New Orleans and the South Carolina State, Arizona and California, small geographically.

Resource development, eco-cities, sustainable and resilient communities with a time-tested, widely applicable strategies and action can be customized specific environment, energy, and economic conditions.

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