Agropolis

Titre : Agropolis
Auteur : Luc J. A. Mougeot
Éditeur : IDRC
ISBN-13 : 9781552501863
Libération : 2005-01-01

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?A rare achievement, one of the first books to link technological and behavioural change to the sustainability agenda?Charles Landry, author of The Creative City?Any course interested in sustainable development in practice would benefit from the case studies here?Dr Adrian Smith, SPRU Science and Technology Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, UKTwo disjointed voices can be identified in the prevailing sustainability discourse: one technology-focused, the other favouring behavioural solutions. This new, practical text bridges the gap in a 'co-evolutionary' framework, enabling more sustainable policies and projects to be developed.Arguing that technical and social realms are much more connected than most people concerned with sustainability tend to admit, the author has developed an innovative and integrated strategy that encourages planners, architects and politicians to work with end-users in 'co-designing' technologies and infrastructures that make socially desired behaviours more attractive. Having explained the nature of the problem, the author outlines key concepts and shared characteristics of co-evolutionary projects and anticipates possible criticisms. Through detailed analysis and diverse case studies, the reader is presented with a clear picture of a more holistic approach to planning sustainable cities and regions, which will be invaluable for students and professionals alike.This will be an invaluable textbook and planning tool suitable for students of science and technology studies (STS), regional policy and planning, and practitioners including city and regional planners, policy makers and consultants.

The Natural Way of Farming

Titre : The Natural Way of Farming
Auteur : Masanobu Fukuoka
Éditeur : Japan Publications (USA)
ISBN-13 : CORNELL:31924003812165
Libération : 1987

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Examines the state of modern agriculture and describes organic no-tillage agricultural techniques based on the interrelatedness of all nature

Permaculture 1

Titre : Permaculture 1
Auteur : B. C. Mollison
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0552980757
Libération : 1978

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B. C. Mollison A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Permaculture 1 Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The Little Veggie Patch Co

Titre : The Little Veggie Patch Co
Auteur : Fabian Capomolla
Éditeur : Plum
ISBN-13 : 9781742628417
Libération : 2011-09-01

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Lots of fun, and packed full of all the information you'll need, this colourful guide is for anyone interested in growing their own food. Fabian Capomolla and Mat Pember run a successful business installing edible gardens: in polystyrene boxes on balconies, in crates you can put anywhere in your backyard, or by creating no-dig, raised garden beds. After years of helping clients set up spaces to grow their own fruit and vegetables they believe anyone can create their own little edible garden, in most any area. And in this easy-to-use guide they show you how simple it is! Fundamentals such as Soil, Climate, Watering, Composting, Worm Farms, Saving and Sowing Seeds, and Raised Garden Beds and Crates are all discussed comprehensively - each with a fully illustrated step-by-step activity to help you create your own little veggie patch. The complete A-Z of Edible Plants gives you vital information on more than 40 vegetables (and fruit trees), including detailed planting information, ongoing maintenance advice, tips on best companions and when to harvest. And the family activities scattered throughout the book will get the kids involved too, whether it's Making a Scarecrow, Building a Spud Tower or Growing Beans in a Bean Can. Shortlisted for the ABIA Illustrated Book of the Year This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book.

Earthship How to build your own

Titre : Earthship How to build your own
Auteur : Michael E. Reynolds
Éditeur : Earthship Biotecture
ISBN-13 : 0962676705
Libération : 1990

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Illustrates how to build an earthship, a building built with recycled tires and aluminum cans.

ORIGIN OF A LAND FLORA

Titre : ORIGIN OF A LAND FLORA
Auteur : F. O. (Frederick Orpen) 1855-194 Bower
Éditeur : Wentworth Press
ISBN-13 : 1371782202
Libération : 2016-08-27

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