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Adelaide Solar Tables   Adelaide Solar Tables
J. Spencer

Artful Rainwater Design   Artful Rainwater Design
Stuart Echols, Eliza Pennypacker
The go-to resource for creatively designing stormwater systems.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610912662 - AU $ 64.99    
Australia's Unintended Cities   Australia's Unintended Cities
Richard Tomlinson
Explores housing and housing-related urban outcomes that are unintended consequences of other policies in Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643103771 - AU $ 89.95    
Australian Planting Design   Australian Planting Design
Paul Thompson
This second edition identifies and explores all aspects of developing better planting designs on any scale.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643107014 - AU $ 39.95    
Brisbane Solar Tables   Brisbane Solar Tables
J. Spencer

Calculation of Solar Position for Building Purposes   Calculation of Solar Position for Building Purposes
J. Spencer

Changing Land Management   Changing Land Management
Frank Vanclay, David Pannell
Key insights for decision-makers as they assist rural communities adapting to changed circumstances.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100381 - AU $ 79.95    
Children and their Urban Environment   Children and their Urban Environment
Claire Freeman, Paul Tranter
Looks at the key activities, spaces and experiences children have and how these can be managed to ensure that children benefit from change.

Hardback - ISBN:9781844078530 - AU $ 94.00    
Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems   Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems
Peter Newman, Isabella Jennings
A new vision of the city as a living system within a broader bioregion.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597261883 - AU $ 25.00    
Coastal Towns in Transition   Coastal Towns in Transition
Raymond James Green
Explores how development is perceived to negatively impact on the character of small coastal communities in Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643095335 - AU $120.00    
Connected   Connected
Phillip Johnson
Explores Phillip's philosophy of connecting with nature in a sustainable way.

Hardback - ISBN:9781743363331 - AU $ 59.99    
Conservation for Cities   Conservation for Cities
Robert McDonald
Creating natural infrastructure in cities.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610915229 - AU $ 44.99    
Construction in the Landscape   Construction in the Landscape
TG Carpenter
Describes the impact of construction on the land and landscape where it takes place.

Hardback - ISBN:9781844079230 - AU $204.00    
Creating Green Roads   Creating Green Roads
James L Sipes, Matthew L Sipes
This comprehensive guide offers a practical strategy for rethinking how we design, plan, and maintain our transportation infrastructure.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610913751 - AU $ 63.00    
Darwin Solar Tables   Darwin Solar Tables
J. Spencer

Demographic Change in Australia's Rural Landscapes   Demographic Change in Australia's Rural Landscapes
Gary W Luck, Digby Race, Rosemary Black
Examines broad and local-scale patterns of demographic change in rural landscapes.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096912 - AU $ 89.95    
Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities   Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities
Patrick M Condon
A practical guidebook to involve all stakeholders in sustainble urban design.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597260534 - AU $ 49.95    
Design with Microclimate   Design with Microclimate
Robert D Brown
Expert design guidance for creating outdoor spaces of the future.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597267403 - AU $ 49.95    
Designing Suburban Futures   Designing Suburban Futures
June Williamson
Written as a response to the documented ecological, environmental, social and economic problems of the sprawling suburb.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597262415 - AU $ 48.99    
Designing to Heal   Designing to Heal
Jenny Donovan
Explores what happens to communities that have suffered disasters and how planners and designers can give these communities the best possible chance of recovering.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643106468 - AU $ 99.95    
Dictionary for Managing Trees in Urban Environments   Dictionary for Managing Trees in Urban Environments
Danny B Draper, Peter A Richards
A complete list of terms used in the universal management of urban trees.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096073 - AU $ 49.95    
Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs   Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs
Jonathan Barnett, Larry Beasley
Seeks to demonstrate that a sustainable built and natural environment can be achieved through ecodesign.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610913423 - AU $ 64.99    
Ecological Design and Planning Reader   The Ecological Design and Planning Reader
Forster Ndubisi
In The Ecological Design and Planning Reader Professor Ndubisi offers refreshing insights into key themes that shape the theory and practice of ecological design and planning.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610914895 - AU $ 64.99    
Ecopolis   Ecopolis
Paul F Downton
A book about cities, ecology and climate change written by one of Australia’s leading advocates and pioneers of sustainable architecture.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643095786 - AU $130.00    
End of Automobile Dependence   The End of Automobile Dependence
Peter Newman, Jeffrey Kenworthy
How we can accelerate a planning approach to design urban transportation systems that can function reliably and conveniently.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610914635 - AU $ 64.99    
Energizing Sustainable Cities   Energizing Sustainable Cities
Arnulf Grubler, David Fisk
Written by an eminent team of internationally renowned scholars it presents new data, new analysis, as well as new policy insights.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849714396 - AU $ 75.00    
Energy, Environment and Development   Energy, Environment and Development
José Goldemberg, Oswaldo Lucon
This second edition has been expanded and updated to cover how energy is related to the major challenges of sustainability faced by the world today.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844077496 - AU $ 59.95    
Environmental Land Use Planning and Management   Environmental Land Use Planning and Management
John Randolph
Offers a unique framework for teaching and learning interdisciplinary environmental planning.

Hardback - ISBN:9781597267304 - AU $154.00    
Essentials of Urban Design   Essentials of Urban Design
Mark Sheppard
A practical handbook on urban design, explaining commonly used terms and solutions to urban design challenges.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643108769 - AU $ 89.95    
Fundamentals of Sustainable Dwellings   Fundamentals of Sustainable Dwellings
Avi Friedman
A practical guide for every professional in the burgeoning field of residential green building.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597268080 - AU $ 57.00    
Future Park   Future Park
Amalie Wright
Invites readers to consider the future of parks in our cities and to find ways of making parks that are inclusive, accessible and resilient urban places.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100336 - AU $ 69.95    
Gift Vouchers   Gift Vouchers

Are you looking for a book or subscription to give as a present, but aren’t sure what to choose?

Voucher - ISBN:BVoucher25 - AU $ 25.00    
Global Megatrends   Global Megatrends
Stefan Hajkowicz
A creative, entertaining and interesting treatise on the future of the world.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486301409 - AU $ 35.00    
Gold Coast Transformed   The Gold Coast Transformed
Tor Hundloe, Bridgette McDougall, Craig Page
Looks at the impacts of environmentally destructive development on the Gold Coast's beaches, wildlife, and terrestrial and marine environments.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486303298 - AU $ 59.95    
Green Cities of Europe   Green Cities of Europe
Timothy Beatley
Draws on the world's best examples of sustainability to show how other cities can become greener and more liveable.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597269759 - AU $ 49.95    
Heat Islands   Heat Islands
Lisa Gartland
Internationally renowned expert Lisa Gartland offers a comprehensive source of information for turning heat islands into cool communities.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849712989 - AU $ 85.00    
Hidden Potential of Sustainable Neighborhoods   The Hidden Potential of Sustainable Neighborhoods
Harrison Fraker
Best practices for urban sustainability, based on concrete performance data.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610914086 - AU $ 56.00    
Hobart Solar Tables   Hobart Solar Tables
J. Spencer

How to Study Public Life   How to Study Public Life
Jan Gehl, Birgitte Svarre
A history and guide to understanding the interaction between city life and city space.

Hardback - ISBN:9781610914239 - AU $ 49.99    
Human Transit   Human Transit
Jarrett Walker
Supplies the basic tools, the critical questions and the means to make smarter decisions about designing and implementing transit services.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597269728 - AU $ 49.95    
In Search of Sustainability   In Search of Sustainability
Jenny Goldie, Bob Douglas, Bryan Furnass
Leading Australians present their thoughts on what the main issues are for moving towards a sustainable future.

Landscape and Building Design for Bushfire Areas   Landscape and Building Design for Bushfire Areas
Caird Ramsay, Lisle Rudolph
A practical guide that will assist in actively planning for prevention of property loss in bushfires.

Life and Death of the Australian Backyard   The Life and Death of the Australian Backyard
Tony Hall
Examines the disappearance of the traditional, substantial Australian backyard.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643098169 - AU $ 69.95    
Life Between Buildings   Life Between Buildings
Jan Gehl
Classic text on the importance of designing urban public space with the desires of people as guiding principles.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597268271 - AU $ 44.95    
Life Cycle Assessment   Life Cycle Assessment
Ralph E Horne, Tim Grant, Karli Verghese
Focuses on the important practice of LCA in Australia, and provides critical insight into the technique and how it can be used as a problem-solving tool.

Living Architecture   Living Architecture
Graeme Hopkins, Christine Goodwin
Highlights the most exciting green roof and living wall projects in Australia and New Zealand and provides design inspiration and practical advice.

Low Carbon Cities   Low Carbon Cities
Steffen Lehmann
Low Carbon Cities is a book for practitioners, students and scholars in architecture, urban planning and design.

Paperback - ISBN:9780415729833 - AU $ 98.99    
Made In Australia   Made In Australia
Richard Weller, Julian Bolleter
How do you creatively plan for a population of 62 million by 2100?

Paperback - ISBN:9781742584928 - AU $ 49.95    
Making Healthy Places   Making Healthy Places
Andrew L Dannenberg, Howard Frumkin, Richard J Jackson
Drawing on the latest scientific evidence, this book offers a fresh and comprehensive look at this vital subject today.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597267274 - AU $ 64.00    
Measuring Urban Design   Measuring Urban Design
Reid Ewing, Otto Clemente
A practical, tested tool to assess the design elements that make a street inviting.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610911948 - AU $ 49.00    
Megacities and the Coast   Megacities and the Coast
Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn
The first global synthesis of megacity and large urban region urbanization on the coast.

Paperback - ISBN:9780415815123 - AU $ 80.00    
Melbourne Solar Tables   Melbourne Solar Tables
J. Spencer

Melbourne's Water Catchments   Melbourne's Water Catchments
James Viggers, David Lindenmayer, Haylee Weaver
Charts the unique history of the Melbourne water catchments and water supply.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486300068 - AU $ 29.95    
Microshelters   Microshelters
Derek Diedricksen
A collection of creative and inspiring ideas for tiny houses, cabins, forts, studios and other microshelters.

Paperback - ISBN:9781612123530 - AU $ 29.99    
Motivating Change   Motivating Change
Robert Crocker, Steffen Lehmann
Focuses on the collective influences that can be seen to shape change.

Paperback - ISBN:9780415829786 - AU $ 92.00    
New Net Zero   The New Net Zero
Bill Maclay
Charts the path for designers and builders interested in exploring green design's new frontier net-zero-energy structures.

Hardback - ISBN:9781603584487 - AU $109.99    
Next Generation Infrastructure   Next Generation Infrastructure
Hillary Brown
Takes a critical but ultimately hopeful look at how our infrastructure networks can be made more efficient, less environmentally damaging, and more resilient.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610911818 - AU $ 56.00    
Off the Plan   Off the Plan
Caryl Bosman, Ayşın Dedekorkut-Howes, Andrew Leach
In-depth multidisciplinary study on the Gold Coast City and its urbanisation and development.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486301836 - AU $ 69.95    
Parking Management for Smart Growth   Parking Management for Smart Growth
Richard Willson
Strategic parking management in an era of tighter parking supplies.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610914611 - AU $ 54.99    
Perth Solar Tables   Perth Solar Tables
J. Spencer

Place for a Village   The Place for a Village
Gary Presland
Shows how natural landscapes have influenced the contours of the city and how we, in turn, have altered them.

Paperback - ISBN:9780980619027 - AU $ 39.95    
Planning Sustainable Transport   Planning Sustainable Transport
Barry Hutton
This book offers a thoughtful critique of existing methodology and policy, raising issues, providing facts, explaining linkages and stimulating debate.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849713917 - AU $ 91.99    
Principles of Brownfield Regeneration   Principles of Brownfield Regeneration
Justin B Hollander, Niall G Kirkwood, Julia L Gold
The first accessible introduction to the reuse of 'contaminated' land.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597267236 - AU $ 39.95    
Principles of Ecological Landscape Design   Principles of Ecological Landscape Design
Travis Beck
A groundbreaking guide to greening landscape architecture.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597267021 - AU $ 56.00    
Principles of Green Urbanism   The Principles of Green Urbanism
Steffen Lehmann
Investigates how we can transform and future-proof the post-industrial city through design.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844078172 - AU $ 69.95    
Public Produce   Public Produce
Darrin Nordahl
Taking readers from inspiration to implementation, Public Produce is chock full of tantalising images and hearty lessons for bringing agriculture back into our cities.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610915496 - AU $ 27.99    
Reducing the Impacts of Development on Wildlife   Reducing the Impacts of Development on Wildlife
Deborah Gleeson, James Gleeson
Practical measures to reduce the impacts of development on terrestrial wildlife, promoting ecologically sustainable development.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100329 - AU $ 89.95    
Resetting the Compass   Resetting the Compass
David Yencken, Debra Wilkinson
Australia's Journey Towards Sustainability

Resilient Cities   Resilient Cities
Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, Heather Boyer
A visionary guide to developing cities that are liveable, sustainable and 'resilient'.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597264990 - AU $ 25.00    
Responding to Climate Change   Responding to Climate Change
Paul Burton
Describes the challenges confronting a rapidly growing coastal region that is vulnerable to climate change.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643108615 - AU $ 79.95    
Shape of Green   The Shape of Green
Lance Hosey
Shows how design at all scales, from products to buildings to cities, can effectively marry art and science.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610910323 - AU $ 42.99    
Social Mix and the City   Social Mix and the City
Kathy Arthurson
Critically appraises how 'social mix' has been constructed historically in urban planning and housing policy.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096424 - AU $ 49.95    
Stewardship of the Built Environment   Stewardship of the Built Environment
Robert A Young
Shows how rehabilitating and reusing existing structures holds untapped potential for achieving sustainable communities.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610911801 - AU $ 48.99    
Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation   Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation
Richard Kenchington, David Wood, Laura Stocker
Explores the evolution of coastal management, and provides insights into coastal management in Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100275 - AU $ 99.95    
Sustainable Futures   Sustainable Futures
Jenny Goldie, Katharine Betts
Describes world-leading research in population, resource scarcity, climate change and food security and their effect on Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486301898 - AU $ 39.95    
Sydney Solar Tables   Sydney Solar Tables
J. Spencer

Tactical Urbanism   Tactical Urbanism
Mike Lydon, Anthony Garcia
Will inspire and empower a new generation of engaged citizens, urban designers, land use planners, architects, and policymakers to become key actors in the transformation of their communities

Paperback - ISBN:9781610915267 - AU $ 34.99    
Transforming Urban Transport   Transforming Urban Transport
Nicholas Low
Confronts head-on the dilemma faced by a world addicted to automobility and gives viable technological alternatives which can be deployed to find a solution.

Hardback - ISBN:9780415529037 - AU $ 92.00    
Transitions   Transitions
Peter W Newton
An in-depth introduction to important social and political issues around the future of city planning for the next generation.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643094192 - AU $195.00    
Understanding Land Development   Understanding Land Development
Eddo Coiacetto
A practical guide to land development planning skills, including site analysis, financial analysis, spreadsheet preparation, design, plan interpretation, project planning and strategic thinking.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643101715 - AU $ 59.95    
Understanding Soils in Urban Environments   Understanding Soils in Urban Environments
Pam Hazelton, Brian Murphy
Details the physical, chemical and engineering properties of soils and how they can be managed.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643091740 - AU $ 59.95    
Urban Consumption   Urban Consumption
Peter Newton
Explores the prospect for winding back current levels of household consumption in high income societies.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096875 - AU $110.00    
Urban Ecological Design   Urban Ecological Design
Danilo Palazzo, Frederick Steiner
Presents a 'how-to' method to transform the urban landscape that is thoroughly informed by theory and practice.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597268295 - AU $ 49.95    
Urban Ecosystems   Urban Ecosystems
Robert A Francis, Michael A Chadwick
Reviews what is currently known about urban ecosystems in a short and approachable text that will serve as a key resource for teaching and learning related to the urban environment.

Paperback - ISBN:9780415698030 - AU $ 70.99    
Urban Microclimate   Urban Microclimate
Evyatar Erell, David Pearlmutter, Terry Williamson
Bridges the gap between climatology research and applied urban design.

Hardback - ISBN:9781844074679 - AU $ 69.95    
Urban Nation   Urban Nation
Robert Freestone
Provides the first national survey of the historical impact of urban planning and design on the Australian landscape.

Urban Street Design Guide   Urban Street Design Guide
National Association of City Transportation Officials
Shows how streets of every size can be reimagined and reoriented to prioritise safe driving and transit, biking, walking, and public activity.

Hardback - ISBN:9781610914949 - AU $ 70.00    
Urban Transformation   Urban Transformation
Peter Bosselmann
A new approach to reading urban form to intelligently transform cities.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597264815 - AU $ 39.95    
Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change   Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change
Peter Calthorpe
Progressive ideas on sustainable and humane built environments by a well-known thought leader.

Hardback - ISBN:9781597267205 - AU $ 79.95    
Visualizing Climate Change   Visualizing Climate Change
Stephen R J Sheppard
Using spectacular visual imagery, this book demonstrates new ways to make carbon and climate change visible in our own backyards.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844078202 - AU $125.00    
Water   Water
Ian Prosser
The latest information from CSIRO, providing a clear picture of the water challenges and prospects facing Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100527 - AU $ 24.95    
WSUD Engineering Procedures: Stormwater   WSUD Engineering Procedures: Stormwater
Melbourne Water
Practical engineering solutions to those who need to implement WSUD.

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