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Climate Design: Design and Planning for the Age of Climate Change

Climate design: design and planning for the age of climate change edited by Peter Droege

Climate design: design and planning for the age of climate change edited by Peter Droege

The issue of climate change is a growing concern worldwide. The building industry has a key responsibility to pursue a sustainable future. Written for designers, architects, planners, engineers, policy makers and academics, Climate Design aims to unpack all the issues relating to a deep sustainability. Rather than just a series of essays, the majority of the book is dedicated to practical applications of sustainable design and planning. It documents a variety of case studies, including water-sensitive urban design in Singapore, an ecologically sensitive development at California’s Eagle Mountain and the CycleCity strategy.

Edited by Peter Droege (ORO Editions, 2010) 280pp RRP $95.00

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Published online: 1 Apr 2010

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Houses, April 2010

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