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Metroparks, Metropolitics: A Guide for Greening the Region  Book by  book cover | Buy Metroparks, Metropolitics: A Guide for Greening the Region  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Metroparks, Metropolitics: A Guide for Greening the Region

Connecting fragments of undeveloped land into vibrant networks of trees, rivers, and open space is a grand accomplishment, with benefits that range...

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Urbanism Without Effort: Reconnecting with First Principles of the City  Book by  book cover | Buy Urbanism Without Effort: Reconnecting with First Principles of the City  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Urbanism Without Effort: Reconnecting with First Principles of the City

How do you create inviting and authentic urban environments where people feel at home? Countless community engagement workshops, studies by...

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Sustainable Landscape Construction: A Guide to Green Building Outdoors  Book by  book cover | Buy Sustainable Landscape Construction: A Guide to Green Building Outdoors  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Sustainable Landscape Construction: A Guide to Green Building Outdoors

Since the publication of the first edition in 2000, Sustainable Landscape Construction has helped to spur a movement towards resilient outdoor...

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Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places  Book by  book cover | Buy Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places

The suburban dream of a single-family house with a white picket fence no longer describes how most North Americans want to live. The dynamics that...

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Copenhagenize: The Definitive Guide to Global Bicycle Urbanism  Book by  book cover | Buy Copenhagenize: The Definitive Guide to Global Bicycle Urbanism  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Copenhagenize: The Definitive Guide to Global Bicycle Urbanism

A funny, snarky, and engaging guide to getting a better biking city. Urban designer Mikael Colville-Andersen draws from his experience working for...

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Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone Book by  book cover | Buy Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone

That's what we do really: we do miracles," said Anne-Marie Nyiranshimiyimana, who learned masonry in helping to build the Butaro Hospital, a...

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Resilient Cities: Overcoming Fossil-Fuel Dependence

What does it mean to be a resilient city in the age of a changing climate and growing inequity? As urban populations grow, how do we create...

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Urban Street Stormwater Guide

Streets make up more than 80 percent of all public space in cities, yet street space is often underutilized or disproportionately allocated to the...

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Within Walking Distance: Creating Livable Communities for All Book by  book cover | Buy Within Walking Distance: Creating Livable Communities for All from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Within Walking Distance: Creating Livable Communities for All

For five thousand years, human settlements were nearly always compact places. Everything a person needed on a regular basis lay within walking...

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Seeing the Better City: How to Explore, Observe, and Improve Urban Space  Book by  book cover | Buy Seeing the Better City: How to Explore, Observe, and Improve Urban Space  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Seeing the Better City: How to Explore, Observe, and Improve Urban Space

In order to understand and improve cities today, personal observation remains as important as ever. While big data, digital mapping, and simulated...

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Handbook of Biophilic City Planning

What if, even in the heart of a densely developed city, people could have meaningful encounters with nature? While parks, street trees, and green...

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People Cities : Life & Legacy of Jan Gehl Book by  book cover | Buy People Cities : Life & Legacy of Jan Gehl from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

People Cities : Life & Legacy of Jan Gehl

"A good city is like a good-party, you stay for longer than you plan," says Danish architect Jan Gehl. He believes that good architecture is not...

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Design Professional's Guide to Zero Net Energy Buildings Book by  book cover | Buy Design Professional's Guide to Zero Net Energy Buildings from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Design Professional's Guide to Zero Net Energy Buildings

In the United States, direct energy use in buildings accounts for 39% of carbon-dioxide emissions per year, more than any other sector. Buildings...

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Past and Future City: How Historic Preservation is Reviving America's Communities  Book by  book cover | Buy Past and Future City: How Historic Preservation is Reviving America's Communities  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Past and Future City: How Historic Preservation is Reviving America's Communities

At its most basic, historic preservation is about keeping old places alive, in active use, and relevant to the needs of communities today. As...

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Global Street Design Guide

Each year, 1.2 million people die from traffic fatalities, highlighting the need to design streets that offer safe and enticing travel choices for...

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What Makes a Great City

What makes a great city? Not a good city or a functional city but a great city. A city that people admire, learn from, and replicate. City planner...

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Transit Street Design Guide  Book by  book cover | Buy Transit Street Design Guide  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Transit Street Design Guide

Transit and cities grow together. As cities work to become more compact, sustainable, and healthy, their work is paying dividends: in 2014...

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Wild by Design: Strategies for Creating Life-Enhancing Landscapes  Book by  book cover | Buy Wild by Design: Strategies for Creating Life-Enhancing Landscapes  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Wild by Design: Strategies for Creating Life-Enhancing Landscapes

This book offers a revealing look into the approach of one of sustainable landscape design's most innovative practitioners. Can nature, in all its...

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The Future of the Suburban City: Lessons from Sustaining Phoenix  Book by  book cover | Buy The Future of the Suburban City: Lessons from Sustaining Phoenix  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

The Future of the Suburban City: Lessons from Sustaining Phoenix

There exists a category of America'n cities in which the line between suburban and urban is almost impossible to locate. These suburban cities...

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America's Urban Future: Lessons from North of the Border  Book by  book cover | Buy America's Urban Future: Lessons from North of the Border  from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

America's Urban Future: Lessons from North of the Border

The headlines about cities celebrate their resurgence, with empty nesters and Millennials alike investing in our urban areas, moving away from car...

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