Table of contents for Positive development : from vicious circles to virtuous cycles through built environment design / Janis Birkeland.

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Table of Contents
Introduction: Sustainability defined (as used here)
Section A: Redefining the problem and goals
Chapter 1:  Design for Eco-services
Chapter 2:  The Case for Eco-Retrofitting
Chapter 3:  Sustainable Urban Form  
Section B:  Building level - critique of methods, tools, processes
Chapter 4:  Development Standards and Criteria
Chapter 5:  Building Rating Tools
Chapter 6:  Design Methods and Models
Section C:  Management level - critique of methods, tools, processes
Chapter 7:  Sustainability Assessment (urban level)
Chapter 8:  Sustainability Audits (Regional level)
Chapter 9:  Sustainability Reporting (Management)
Section D:   Strategies, incentives and planning - critique of trends
Chapter 10:  Futures Thinking Tools
Chapter 11:  Eco-service Trading Schemes
Chapter 12:  Bioregional Planning 
Section E:  Eco-governance and new management methods
Chapter 13:  Constitutional for Eco-governance
Chapter 14:  Reversing Resource Transfers
Chapter 15:  The SmartMode Process 
Biographies of contributors
Box 1a: Net Positive Development 
Box 1b: Eco-logical design defined
Box 1c: Examples of net Positive Development
Box 1d: Green Scaffolding eco-retrofitting
Box 1e: Green Scaffolding example
Box 2a: Deconstruction (N Seldman)
Box 2b: Excuses for not retrofitting
Box 2c: Retrofitting the suburbs
Box 2d: Solar Core
Box 3a: Linear-reductionist urban analysis
Box 3b: Urban density, compactness and urban form (G Bamford)
Box 3c: The social dimension of urban consolidation (P Troy)
Box 3d: Water and sewage management (S West) 
Box 3e: Advantages of eco-roofs (L Vasquelez)
Box 4a: Net Positive Development criteria
Box 4b: Making positive impacts (S Mendoza)
Box 4c: Urban wind energy
Box 4d: Solar powering the future (K Lovegrove) 
Box 4e: E-Waste (R Tennant-Wood)
Box 5a: Designing for successful failure (P Bannister)
Box 5b: The case of the steel framed house
Box 5c: Green building checklist
Box 5d: Digital modeling for sustainability
Box 6a: Typology of green design
Box 6b: Solar design myth-conceptions
Box 6c: Contextual design (the case of plastic)
Box 6d: Spectrum of solar design approaches
Box 7a: Green building and product procurement (D Baggs)
Box 7b: Tools for specifying green building products (D Baggs)
Box 7c: Diagram of resource transfers
Box 8a: Potential of flows analysis 
Box 8b: Tools for capturing regional synergies (G Corder)
Box 8c: Enhancing supply chain performance (K Venkat)
Box 9a: Making progress (R Eckersley)
Box 9b: From SoE to sustainability reporting (P Newton)
Box 9c: Certification and labelling (T Cadman)
Box 9d: Ethical investment (K Knerr)
Box 9e: Indicators of poor indicators
Box 10a: Engaging the public in sustainability planning (D Biggs)
Box 10b: Closing loops between sectors 
Box 10c: Linking policies to outcomes (I Swain) 
Box 11a: Emissions and eco-service trading 
Box 11b: Economic valuation of eco-services 
Box 11c: Problems with pricing eco-services
Box 11d: Measuring living wall performance (Y Stav)
Box 12a: Decision trees compared 
Box 12b: Community Management of ecosystems (D Eastburn)
Box 12c: Wagga Wagga eco-industrial park (S Stacy)
Box 12d: Equity Mapping (J Byrne)
Box 13a: Conventional approach to regulation
Box 13b: Institutional design principles
Box 13c: Organic waste to farms (G Gillespie)
Box 13d: Precycling (J Greyson)
Box 14a: Negative resource transfers
Box 14b: Converting negatives into positives
Box 14c: Reversing the role of fashion (F Pryor)
Box 14d: Diagram of development transfers

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Ecological engineering.
Sustainable development.
Sustainable architecture.