Inside the Civano Project (GreenSource Books) 1 9780071599313 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A First-Hand Look at the High-Performance Civano Development This GreenSource book offers a complete survey of Civano, the largest high-performance mixed-use community in the United States. Located in Tucson, Arizona, Civano encompasses high standards of resource conservation, sustainability, and solar energy use. Inside the Civano Project features insider information on the planning, funding, building, and management of this development, which integrates residential communities with shopping, workplace, school, and civic facilities, as well as parks and natural open spaces. The book discusses the zoning and building code guidelines, sustainable building materials, energy standards, and water conservation technologies that make Civano ahead of its time. Inside the Civano Project covers: Behind-the-scenes preconstruction discussions Site analysis, planning, and zoning Insights from members of the Civano development team The Congress for the New Urbanism The LEED-Neighborhood Development program Public/private land development strategies The Urban Lands Act The Integrated Method of Performance and Cost Tracking (IMPACT) System Energy and water use monitoring Photographs of Civano Challenges, pitfalls, and lessons learned throughout Civano's development
Inside the Civano Project (GreenSource Books)

Inside the Civano Project (GreenSource Books)

1st Edition
By Al Nichols and Jason Laros
ISBN10: 0071599312
ISBN13: 9780071599313
Copyright: 2010

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Program Details

Chapter 1. A Seed is Planted: The Early Stages of Land Planning
Chapter 2. The Public/Private Partnership: A Balancing Act
Chapter 3. Guiding Growth: Master Planning and Analysis
Chapter 4. Impacts and Adjustments: The Basics of High Performance, a.k.a. Green
Chapter 5. Germination
Chapter 6. Tug of War: Rediscovery
Chapter 7. Ground Breaking: Neighborhood One
Chapter 8. A Middle Ground--Phase II: The Costs and Benefits of Production Housing
Chapter 9. Civano's DNA: Leading the Evolution
Chapter 10. The Future Neighborhoods: Phase III, IV, the Commercial Center, and Beyond
Appendix A: Civano Impact System Memorandum of Understanding on Implementation and Monitoring Processes: Signed June 26, 1998
Appendix B: Revised Sustainable Energy Standard

About the Author

Al Nichols

Jason Laros