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Sustainable Nation

Urban Design Patterns for the Future

Douglas Farr
Barcode 9780470537176
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Release Date: 25/05/2018

Genre: Architecture & Antiques
Sub-Genre: Society & Culture
Label: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Language: English
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Pages: 400

Urban Design Patterns for the Future. The bestselling guide to forward-looking urban planning and design Sustainable Urbanism explores and celebrates innovation in sustainable living, and calls for leadership in the design and development of urban spaces. Written by the former chair of the U.S.

PROSE Award Finalist 2019
Association of American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence

As a follow up to his widely acclaimed Sustainable Urbanism, this new book from author Douglas Farr embraces the idea that the humanitarian, population, and climate crises are three facets of one interrelated human existential challenge, one with impossibly short deadlines. The vision of Sustainable Nation is to accelerate the pace of progress of human civilization to create an equitable and sustainable world. The core strategy of Sustainable Nation is the perfection of the design and governance of all neighborhoods to make them unique exemplars of community and sustainability. The tools to achieve this vision are more than 70 patterns for rebellious change written by industry leaders of thought and practice. Each pattern represents an aspirational, future-oriented ideal for a key aspect of a neighborhood. At once an urgent call to action and a guidebook for change, Sustainable Nation is an essential resource for urban designers, planners, and architects.