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Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise: Green and Gray Strategies

Al, Stefan
The first book to bring possible infrastructure solutions to sea level rise in a clear and easy to read format, enhanced by beautiful graphics.
303,00 kr
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Artful Rainwater Design: Creative Ways to Manage Stormwater

Echols, Stuart & Pennypacker, Eliza
Stormwater management as art? Absolutely. Rain is a resource that should be valued and celebrated, not merely treated as an urban design problem, and yet, traditional stormwater treatment methods often range from ugly to forgettable. This book shows that it's possible to effectively manage runoff while also creating attractive landscapes.
420,00 kr
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Better Buses, Better Cities: How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight for Effective Transit

Higashide, Steven
A transit expert calls citizens and city decision-makers to action, inspiring them to fight for a better bus system.
233,00 kr
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Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans

Beatley T
What would it mean to live in cities designed to foster feelings of connectedness to the ocean? This book explores issues ranging from urban design and land use, to resource extraction and renewable energy, to educating urbanites about the wonders of marine life.
233,00 kr
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Building an Emerald City: A Guide to Creating Green Building Policies and Programs

Athens, Lucy
Presents the story of how Seattle, Washington transformed itself into a leader in sustainable 'green' building. This title offers case studies from cities in the US and insights into the processes that led Seattle to become home to one of the highest concentration of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) buildings in the world.
338,00 kr
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Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality

Bruntlett, Melissa
Engaging stories of cycling successes in the Netherlands show how lessons for better biking cities can be (and already are) adapted elsewhere.
233,00 kr
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Cities for People

Gehl, Jan
478,00 kr
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Completing Our Streets: The Transition to Safe and Inclusive Transportation Networks

McCann B
The complete streets movement is based around a simple idea: streets should be safe for people of all ages and abilities, whether they are walking, driving, bicycling, or taking the bus. This book offers practitioners the strategies, tools, and inspiration needed to translate this idea into real and lasting change in their communities.
257,00 kr
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