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Sustainable Architectures.

Author: Simon Guy; Steven Moore
Publisher: London : Spon Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Buildings are responsible for 50% of C02^O emissions and their design has become the focus of intense technical scrutiny. Knowing how to build more technically efficient, or more ecologically and being able to assemble the social resources to do so.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Guy; Steven Moore
ISBN: 9780203412800 020341280X
OCLC Number: 437061788
Description: 1 online resource (284 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Introduction: The paradoxes of sustainable architecture; Modelling design; Hybrid environments The spaces of sustainable design; Theory, practice and proof Learning from buildings that teach; The social construction of 'green building' codes Competing models by industry, government and NGOs; Responding design; The politics of design in cities Preconceptions, frameworks and trajectories of sustainable building. Equal couples in equal houses Cultural perspectives on Swedish solar and bio-pellet heating designCompeting design; Safe houses and green architecture Reflections on the lessons of the chemically sensitive; Revaluing wood; Policing sustainability Strategies towards a sustainable architecture in Norway; Alternative design; Green buildings in Denmark From radical ecology to consumer-oriented market approaches?; Leaky walls Challenges to sustainable practices in post-disaster communities; Social research on.

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Buildings are responsible for 50% of C02^O emissions and their design has become the focus of intense technical scrutiny. Knowing how to build more technically efficient, or more ecologically and being able to assemble the social resources to do so.

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