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Author Corbett, Judy.
Title Designing sustainable communities : learning from Village Homes / Judy Corbett and Michael Corbett ; foreword by Robert L. Thayer.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Island Press, 2000.

Author Corbett, Judy.
Subject Planned communities.
Real estate development -- Environmental aspects.
Land use -- Planning.
Sustainable development.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Corbett, Michael N.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 235 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-222) and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents Foreword / Robert L. Thayer -- From Piecemeal Planning to Sustainable Development -- An Introduction to Village Homes -- The Basis for Sustainable Development -- Water, Food, Shelter: The Basics -- Society's Lifeblood: Energy -- The Use of Resources in Sustainable Design -- Location, Size, and Density -- Designing with Nature for People: A Sustainable Approach to Urban Design -- The Process of Creating Sustainable Communities -- The Garden City: Case Studies of Sustainable Development in Practice -- Haymount, Virginia -- Civano, Arizona -- Coffee Creek Center, Indiana -- Davisville, California -- Prairie Crossing, Illinois.
Summary "In Designing Sustainable Communities, Judy and Micheal Corbett offer an inside look at the development of the project from start to finish, describing how it came about, design approaches they took, and changes that have occurred over the years. The book represents an invaluable guide for professionals and students involved in planning, architecture, development, and landscape architecture."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781610912617 (electronic bk.)
1610912616 (electronic bk.)
1559636866 (alk. paper)
9781559636865 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 607267987
Additional Format Print version: Corbett, Judy. Designing sustainable communities. Washington, D.C. : Island Press, 2000 (DLC) 99052419 (OCoLC)42690079