Publisher description for Residential landscape sustainability / Andy Clayden, Nigel Dunnett, Carl Smith.

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This guide shows environmental design professionals, (landscape architects; architects) and developers) how to create less environmentally damaging housing. Through checklists it provides a thorough assessment of a development’s sustainability profile enabling a better understanding of the potential contribution and damage that the landscape can make. The checklists cover: energy; transport; pollution materials; water; land use and ecology; health and well-being.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Landscape design.
Gardens -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable horticulture.
Building sites -- Planning.
Ecological houses.