The Car and the City: 24 Steps to Safe Streets and Healthy Communities

The Car and the City: 24 Steps to Safe Streets and Healthy Communities

Author(s): Alan Thein During

Publisher: Northwest Environment Watch (April 1996)

ISBN: 1886093032

ISBN-13: 978-1886093034

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Most people recognize that the increasing number of automobiles is choking our cities, polluting our air, endangering our streets and isolating us from other people. This book shows how resurgent . . . → Read More: The Car and the City: 24 Steps to Safe Streets and Healthy Communities

Gazebos & Other Outdoor Structures

Gazebos & Other Outdoor Structures

Author(s): Joseph F., Jr. Wajszczuk (Editor), Joh Corinchock, Jim Russel

Publisher: Creative Homeowners Press

ISBN: 1880029049

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Paperback, 157 pages Publication date: March 1995

“This beautifully illustrated guide is the one book you need to build an outdoor retreat that fits your lifestyle. You will . . . → Read More: Gazebos & Other Outdoor Structures

Rural Environmental Planning for Sustainable Communities

Rural Environmental Planning for Sustainable Communities

Author(s): Frederic O. Sargent, Maria Varela, Jose A. Rivera

Publisher: Island Press

ISBN: 1559630256

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Rural Environmental Planning for Sustainable Communities

Hardcover, 254 pages Publication date: July 1991

Rural environmental planning (REP) is a method and process for citizens to plan the future of their . . . → Read More: Rural Environmental Planning for Sustainable Communities

Designing the City: A Guide for Advocates and Public Officials

Designing the City: A Guide for Advocates and Public Officials

Author(s): Adele Fleet Bacow

Publisher: Island Press

ISBN: 1559632917

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Paperback: 210 pages

Written in a clear and engaging style, Designing the City is a practical manual for improving the way communities are planned, designed, and built. It presents a wealth of . . . → Read More: Designing the City: A Guide for Advocates and Public Officials

Conservation Design for Subdivisions

Conservation Design for Subdivisions

Author(s): Randall G. Arendt

ISBN: I559634898

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This practical handbook explores better ways of designing new residential developments. Site designers, developers, land-use planners and landowners will learn how to implement new ideas about land-use planning and environmental protection. Abundantly illustrated with site plans (many in . . . → Read More: Conservation Design for Subdivisions

Green Home: Planning and Building the Environmentally Advanced House

Green Home: Planning and Building the Environmentally Advanced House

Author(s): Wayne Grady

Publisher: Camden House Publishers

Paperback: 208 pages

ISBN: 0921820690

ISBN-13: 978-0921820697

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With its wealth of practical information and insight, Green Home is a must read for anyone who plans to build or buy a house and for all those who recognize . . . → Read More: Green Home: Planning and Building the Environmentally Advanced House

Greening Cities : Building Just and Sustainable Communities

Greening Cities : Building Just and Sustainable Communities

Author(s): Joan Roelofs

Publisher: Bootstrap Press

ISBN: 0942850351

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Nicholas L. Henry, President, Georgia Southern University: Joan Roelofs is one of the few persons to see that the dream of the Green City is an attainable reality. She has brought together for us many of . . . → Read More: Greening Cities : Building Just and Sustainable Communities

Ecocity Berkeley : Building Cities for a Healthy Future

Author(s): Richard Register

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

Paperback: 152 pages

ISBN: 1556430094

ISBN-13: 978-1556430091

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Richard Register belongs to the Ben Franklin tradition of inventors, generalists, and hopeful geniuses. His ideas about ecological cities are a valuable contribution to the great human task of figuring out . . . → Read More: Ecocity Berkeley : Building Cities for a Healthy Future

A Sustainable World: Defining and Measuring Sustainable Development

A Sustainable World: Defining and Measuring Sustainable Development

Author(s): Thaddeus C. Trzyna (Editor), Julia K. Osborn (Editor)

Publisher: International Center for the Environment and Public Policy

Paperback: 272 pages

ISBN: 1880028026

ISBN-13: 978-1880028025

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Toxic Free Neighborhoods Community Planning Guide

Order From: Environmental Health Coalition Attn: Publications 1717 Kettner Blvd., Suite 100 San Diego, CA 92101 FAX: (619) 232-3670 (links will open in a new window) Urban low-income communities of color often endure a disproportionate share of the health and economic burdens created by toxic chemicals. The Toxic Free Neighborhoods Community Planning Guide provides an . . . → Read More: Toxic Free Neighborhoods Community Planning Guide