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Inside the Civano Project Large Neighborhood

Inside the Civano Project: A Case Study of Large-Scale Sustainable Neighborhood

By Al Nichols, Jason Laros

Features insider information on the planning, funding, building, and management of the development of this sustainable neighborhood!

Price: $65.00
Product Code/ISBN: 9780071599313
Year: 2009
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 320
Publisher: McGraw-Hill


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 facilities
  • Workplace facilities
  • School facilities
  • 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!