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xviii, 510 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), col. ports.
  • Preamble Sustainable Energy Landscapes: An Introduction Sven Stremke and Andy van den Dobbelsteen Reading the Changing Energy Landscape Martin J. Pasqualetti Strong Feelings: Emotional Landscape of Wind Turbines Dirk Sijmons and Machiel van Dorst Methods Energy Potential Mapping and Heat Mapping: Prerequisite for Energy-Conscious Planning and Design Andy van den Dobbelsteen, Siebe Broersma, and Michiel Fremouw Five-Step Approach to the Design of Sustainable Energy Landscapes Sven Stremke Multicriteria Decision Analysis for the Planning and Design of Sustainable Energy Landscapes Adrienne Gret-Regamey and Ulrike Wissen Hayek Energy Landscape Visualization: Scientific Quality and Social Responsibility of a Powerful Tool Soren Schobel, Andreas R. Dittrich, and Daniel Czechowski Developing a Planning Theory for Wicked Problems: Swarm Planning Rob Roggema Planning Sustainable Energy Landscapes: From Collaborative Approaches to Individuals' Active Planning Claudia Basta, Wim van der Knaap, and Gerrit J. Carsjens Integrated Optimization of Spatial Structures and Energy Systems Gernot Stoeglehner and Michael Narodoslawsky Employing Exergy and Carbon Models to Determine the Sustainability of Alternative Energy Landscapes Sven E. Jorgensen Case studies Energy-Conscious Design Practice in Asia: Smart City Chengdu and the Taiwan Strait Smart Region Raoul Bunschoten Conduit Urbanism: Rethinking Infrastructural Ecologies in the Great Lakes Megaregion, North America Geoffrey Thun and Kathy Velikov Bi-Productive Urban Landscapes: Urban Resilience through a Redevelopment of Postindustrial Space in the United Kingdom Greg Keeffe Spatial Modeling for Community Renewable Energy Planning: Case Studies in British Columbia, Canada Olaf Schroth, Ellen Pond, Rory Tooke, David Flanders, and Stephen Sheppard Initiating and Analyzing Renewable Energy Transitions in Germany: The District, Village, and Farm Scale Peter Schmuck, Marianne Karpenstein-Machan, and Andre Wuste Energy-Conscious Planning Practice in Austria: Strategic Planning for Energy-Optimized Urban Structures Gernot Stoeglehner and Michael Narodoslawsky Assessment of Sustainability for the Danish Island of Samso by Application of a Work Energy (Exergy) Balance: A Preliminary Assessment Sven E. Jorgensen and Soren N. Nielsen Carbon Emission Intensity and Areal Empower Density: Combining Two Systemic Indicators to Inform the Design and Planning of Sustainable Energy Landscapes Riccardo M. Pulselli, Pietro Romano, Michela Marchi, and Simone Bastianoni Education Designing Sustainable Energy Islands: Applying the Five-Step Approach in a Graduate Student's Studio in the Netherlands Renee de Waal, Sven Stremke, Rudi van Etteger, and Adri van den Brink Toward the Zero+ Campus: Multidisciplinary Design Pedagogy in the United States Barry Lehrman, Loren Abraham, Mary Guzowski, Lance Neckar, Derek Schilling, and Elizabeth Turner "Resources": An Educational Approach to Address Future Urban Uncertainties Henrietta Palmer and Michael Dudley Epilogue Conclusion Andy van den Dobbelsteen and Sven Stremke Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781439894385 20160610
In the near future the appearance and spatial organization of urban and rural landscapes will be strongly influenced by the generation of renewable energy. One of the critical tasks will be the re-integration of these sustainable energy landscapes into the existing environment-which people value and want to preserve-in a socially fair, environmentally sound, and economically feasible manner. Accordingly, Sustainable Energy Landscapes: Designing, Planning, and Development focuses on the municipal and regional scale, where energy-conscious interventions are effective, and stakeholders can participate actively in the transition process. This book presents state-of-the-art knowledge in the exciting new field of sustainable energy landscapes. It bridges the gap between theory and fundamental research on the one hand, and practice and education on the other. The chapters-written by experts in their fields-present a selection of interdisciplinary, cutting-edge projects from across the world, illustrating the inspiring challenge of developing sustainable energy landscapes. They include unique case studies from Germany, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, Canada, Denmark, Austria, Italy, and the United States. The editors and team of contributing authors aim to inspire readers, providing a comprehensive overview of sustainable energy landscapes, including principles, concepts, theories, and examples. The book describes various methods, such as energy potential mapping and heat mapping, multicriteria decision analysis, energy landscape visualization, and employing exergy and carbon models. It addresses how to quantify the impact of energy transition both on landscape quality and energy economy, issues of growing importance. The text infuses readers with enthusiasm to promote further research and action toward the important goal of building energy landscapes for a sustainable future.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781439894385 20160610
xiv, 320 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
  • 1. The Scale and Scope of Landscape and Sustainability "Maggie H Roe (& John F Benson)" 2. The Ethics of Sustainability "Ian H Thompson" 3. The Landscape of Sustainable Economics "Colin Price" 4. The Social Dimensions of Landscape Sustainability "Maggie H Roe" 5. International Policies and Landscape Protection "Adrian Phillips" 6. Landscape Sustainability at the National and Regional Scales "Paul Selman" 7. Regional Landscape Strategies "Sue Kidd" 8. Multifunctional Landscapes: Conceptual and Planning Issues for the Countryside "Robert MacFarlane" 9. Landscape, Planning and City Form "John Handley, Stephan Pauleit & Susanna Gill" 10. Resources: The Raw Materials of Landscape "Nigel Dunnett & Andy Clayden" 11. The Practice of Sustainable Landscape Architecture "John Stuart Murray" 12. Community Landscape Architecture "Maggie H Roe & Maisie Rowe" 13. Sustainable Landscape Management "Tony D Kendle, Juliet E Rose & Junko Oikawa" 14. Visions of Sustainability "Kristina Hill".
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415404433 20160527
This unique book addresses the issue of sustainability from the point of view of landscape architecture, dealing with professional practices of planners, designers and landscape managers. This second edition contains updated and new material reflecting developments during the last five years and comprehensively addresses the relationship between landscape architecture and sustainability. Much in the text is underpinned by landscape ecology, in contrast to the idea of landscape as only appealing to the eye or aspiring cerebrally to be fine art. "Landscape and Sustainability "establishes that the sustainability agenda needs a new mindset among professionals: the driving question must always be 'is it sustainable?' Developing theory into practice, from the global to the local scale and from issues of policy and planning through to detailed design and implementation and on to long-term maintenance and management, the contributors raise and re-examine a complex array of research, policy and professional issues and agendas to contribute to the necessary ongoing debate about the future of both landscape and sustainability.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415404433 20160527
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
xv, 243 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 23 cm
This book offers a revealing look into the approach of one of sustainable landscape design's most innovative practitioners. Can nature, in all its unruly wildness, be an integral part of creative landscape design? In her beautifully illustrated book, Wild by Design, award-winning designer Margie Ruddick stretches the boundaries of landscape design, offering readers a set of principles for a more creative and intuitive approach to sustainable landscapes, one that looks beyond the rules often imposed by both landscaping convention and sustainability checklists. Wild by Design defines and explains the five fundamental strategies Ruddick employs, often in combination, to give life, beauty, and meaning to landscapes: Reinvention, Restoration, Conservation, Regeneration, and Expression. Drawing on her own projects, from New York City to Chengdu, China, she offers guidance on creating beautiful, healthy landscapes that successfully reconnect people with larger natural systems.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781610915984 20160619
Science Library (Li and Ma)


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