Sustainable Urban Forms
A blend of proven theory and carefully selected case studies from different geographical locations, the text provides an interdisciplinary, holistic overview of the subject matter. Readers will gain increased awareness of the critical environmental problems created by modern buildings and cities.
Filled with outstanding graphics and visual information, Sustainable Urban Forms: Theory, Design, and Application effectively illustrates how environments can be designed to foster sustainable, livable urban communities. The book is designed for use in undergraduate courses on urban design, architecture, and environmental design. It can function as a main text, or as a companion reader in a design studio setting.