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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design by Charles Montgomery
    Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design - by Charles Montgomery

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141047546 | ISBN 10: 0141047542

    Why are some cities a joy to live in, and others chronically miserable? As award-winning journalist Charles Montgomery reveals, the answers lie in the intersection between urban design and the emerging science of happiness. Journeying to dozens of ci ... more

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  • Cover image of book Governing for Sustainable Urban Development by Yvonne Rydin
    Governing for Sustainable Urban Development - by Yvonne Rydin

    £35.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844078196 | ISBN 10: 1844078191

    Achieving urban sustainability is amongst the most pressing issues facing planners and governments. This book is the first to provide a cohesive analysis of sustainable urban development and to examine the processes by which change in how urban areas ... more

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  • Cover image of book Communities, Councils and a Low Carbon Future: What We Can Do If Governments Won
    Communities, Councils and a Low Carbon Future: What We Can Do If Governments Won't - by Alexis Rowell

    £14.95   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781900322652 | ISBN 10: 190032265x

    It is very easy to fall into a vicious cycle of helplessness, denial and despair over climate change and peak oil. Central government is busy setting targets they know they will never have to meet. Individuals either do not understand the seriousness ... more

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  • Cover image of book Common Ground in a Liquid City: Essays in Defense of an Urban Future by Matt Hern
    Common Ground in a Liquid City: Essays in Defense of an Urban Future - by Matt Hern

    £14.00   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781849350105 | ISBN 10: 1849350108

    If we want to preserve what's still left of the natural world, we need to stop using so much of it. And cities are the best chance we have left for a sustainable future ... but only if they remain vibrant, dynamic spaces that are unfolded by millions ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Guerrilla Gardening: A Handbook for Gardening without Boundaries by Richard Reynolds
    On Guerrilla Gardening: A Handbook for Gardening without Boundaries - by Richard Reynolds

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747592976 | ISBN 10: 0747592977

    When Richard Reynolds began planting flowers secretly at night outside his tower block in South London, he had no idea that he was part of a growing global movement committed to combating the forces of neglect, land shortage and apathy towards public ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience by Rob Hopkins
    The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience - by Rob Hopkins

    £17.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781900322188 | ISBN 10: 1900322188

    We live in an oil-dependent world, and have got to this level of dependency in a very short space of time, using vast reserves of oil in the process without planning for when the supply is not so plentiful. Most of us avoid thinking about what happ ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Creative City: A Toolkit for Urban Innovators by Charles Landry
    The Creative City: A Toolkit for Urban Innovators - by Charles Landry

    £33.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781844075980 | ISBN 10: 1844075982

    The Creative City is a clarion call for imaginative action in developing and running urban life. It shows how to think, plan and act creatively in addressing urban issues, with remarkable examples of innovation and regeneration from around the world. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Food Not Lawns: How to turn your yard into a garden and your neighbourhood into a community by H.C. Flores
    Food Not Lawns: How to turn your yard into a garden and your neighbourhood into a community - by H.C. Flores

    £20.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781933392073 | ISBN 10: 193339207x

    Creativity, fulfillment, connection, revolution - it all begins when we get our hands in the dirt."Food Not Lawns is radical, subversive, and seeded throughout with treasures that will sprout into savoury, beautiful flowers. Don't just buy this book: ... more

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  • Cover image of book Growing Eco-communities; Practical Ways to Create Sustainability by Jan Martin Bang
    Growing Eco-communities; Practical Ways to Create Sustainability - by Jan Martin Bang

    £20.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780863155970 | ISBN 10: 0863155979

    In his first book Ecovillages, Jan Martin Bang explained the principles and practicies of setting up a sustainable community, including difficult decisions about management, design and architecture, farming and food, water, sewage, energy sources and ... more

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  • Cover image of book EcoCities: Rebuilding Cities in Balance with Nature by Richard Register
    EcoCities: Rebuilding Cities in Balance with Nature - by Richard Register

    £21.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780865715523 | ISBN 10: 0865715521

    Most of the world's population now lives in cities. So if we are to address the problems of environmental deterioration and peak oil adequately, the city has to be a major focus of attention. EcoCities is about re-building cities and towns based ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ecovillages: A Practical Guide to Sustainable Communities by Jan Martin Bang
    Ecovillages: A Practical Guide to Sustainable Communities - by Jan Martin Bang

    £20.00   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780863154805 | ISBN 10: 0863154808

    The Ecovillages movement is a worldwide network of communities which strive to integrate a supportive social environment with a low-impact way of life. Examples include Kibbutz, Camphill communities and others based on frameworks such as Permaculture ... more

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