Guiding Principles of Sustainable Design (in Parks and Other Conservation Areas)
DIANE Publishing, 1996 - 117 pages
Provides a basis for achieving sustainability in facility planning & design, emphasize the importance of biodiversity, & encourage responsible development decisions in parks & other conservation areas, particularly where related to ecotourism. Sustainability principles have been developed for nine topics: interpretation, natural resources, cultural resources, site design, building design, energy management, water supply, waste prevention, & facility maintenance & operations. Drawings. Also includes a 15-page guide, Disability Awareness Training Manual for Park Personnel.Ó
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