Climate Design

Design and Planning for the Age of Climate Change

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SpecificationsSKU: 90281Size: 9 x 11″ Pages: 280pp Binding: Trade Paper Publication Date: September 2009 ISBN: 978-0-9820607-1-1 World Rights: Available

Climate Design focuses on radical design and planning measures for combating climate change, and for attempting to adjust to life on a warming planet. It explores both the current paradigm shift and design and planning practice – and how to apply professional expertise to mitigate the human causes of climate change, and adapt to its already inevitable impacts. For this publication, the pioneering design firm AECOM has joined forces with Professor Peter Droege, the widely acknowledged expert in the field of renewable and sustainable design. Together they show how new professional practice is successfully applied to avoid its human causes and adapt to its impacts.

For this publication, the pioneering design firm AECOM has joined forces with Professor Peter Droege, the widely acknowledged expert in the field of renewable and sustainable design. Together they show how new professional practice is successfully applied to avoid its human causes and adapt to its impacts.

AECOM is a collaborative design and engineering company working in all contexts at all scales, with a shared purpose: to enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. Around the world, AECOM brings together the following capabilities: Architecture, Building Engineering, Design + Planning, Economics, Energy, Environment, Government Services, Program + Construction Management, Transportation and Water. An initiative of AECOM’s Design + Planning practice, Climate Design is part of the company’s deepening innovation in climate change mitigation and low carbon development. AECOM’s designers and planners are dedicated to responsible and productive use of the land, and seek to create, restore and steward urban and natural environments. Whether detailed designs, physical plans, or broad policy frameworks, they offers solutions that promote sustainable use of resources and enhance quality of life.

Professor Peter Droege is an authority on renewable energy, urban design, development, and infrastructure. He serves as Expert Commissioner on Cities and Climate Change to the World Future Council and as a Steering Committee Member of the Urban Climate Change Research Network, and he is Asia Pacific Chair of the World Council for Renewable Energy.  Professor Droege is author of The Renewable City, Urban Energy Transition, and 100% Renewable–Energy Autonomy in Action.

Size

9 x 11"

Pages

280pp

Binding

Trade Paper

Publication date

September 2009

ISBN

978-0-9820607-1-1

World rights