Superbia!: 31 Ways to Create Sustainable Neighborhoods

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New Society Publishers, Nov 1, 2003 - Social Science - 240 pages
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The only book that shows how to transform existing suburbs to create environment- and people-friendly neighborhoods...
 

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Review: Superbia!: 31 Ways to Create Sustainable Neighborhoods

User Review  - Bob - Goodreads

loved, loved loved this book, perhaps it is hopelessly romantic liberalism but isn't this the ideal way to live? Read full review

Review: Superbia!: 31 Ways to Create Sustainable Neighborhoods

User Review  - Janice - Goodreads

Good read with info on how to help make our suburbs greener; contained a lot of information about co-housing since one of the authors lives in this type of dwelling. Any book concerning how to make us more environmentally friendly is a winner in my book! Read full review

Contents

The Changing Face of Suburbia
3
Reinventing Our Neighborhoods for Health Profit and Community
21
Imagining a Sustainable Neighborhood
33
How to Remodel a Neighborhood
49
Germination First Steps
69
Leafing Out Bolder Ideas
83
Your Neighborhood Blossoms Boldest Steps
95
Suburban Revitalization I Can This Dream Become a Reality?
111
Suburban Realization II Making Bold Dreams Come True
139
Taking Care in the Neighborhood
159
Notes
171
Resource Guide
175
Index
215
About the authors
229
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Dan Chiras is an internationally acclaimed author who has published over 24 books, including The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy. He is a certified wind site assessor and has installed several residential wind systems. Dan lives in a passive solar home in Evergreen, Colorado.

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