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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Kibert, Charles J.
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles J Kibert
|ISBN:||9781118332849 1118332849 9781118330135 1118330137 9781118332030 1118332032|
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview; The Shifting Landscape for High-Performance Buildings; Sustainable Development and Sustainable Construction; The Vocabulary of Sustainable Development and Sustainable Construction; Sustainable Construction; Green Building; High-Performance Buildings, Systems Thinking, and Whole-Building Design; Sustainable Design, Ecological Design, and Green Design; Land Resources; Energy and Atmosphere; Water Issues; Ecosystems: The Forgotten Resource. Rationale for High-Performance Green BuildingsState and Local Guidelines for High-Performance Construction; Green Building Progress and Obstacles; Book Organization; Trends in High-Performance Green Building; Carbon Accounting; Net Zero Buildings; Building Information Modeling; Life-Cycle Assessment; Case Study: Kroon Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut; Summary and Conclusions; Notes; References; Part I: Green Building Foundations; Notes; Chapter 2: Background; Ethics and Sustainability; The Ethical Challenges; Intergenerational Justice and the Chain of Obligation. Distributional EquityThe Precautionary Principle; The Reversibility Principle; The Polluter Pays Principle and Producer Responsibility; Protecting the Vulnerable; Protecting the Rights of the Nonhuman world; Respect for Nature and the Land Ethic; Basic Concepts and Vocabulary; Sustainable Development; Industrial Ecology; Construction Ecology; Biomimicry; Design for the Environment; Ecological Economics; Carrying Capacity; Ecological Footprint; The Ecological Rucksack and Materials Intensity Per Unit Service; The Biophilia Hypothesis; Eco-Efficiency; The Natural Step; Life-Cycle Assessment. Life-Cycle CostingEmbodied Energy; Factor 4, Factor 5, and Factor 10; Major Environmental and Resource Concerns; Climate Change; Deforestation, Desertification, and Soil Erosion; Eutrophication and Acidification; Loss of Biodiversity; Toxic Substances and Endocrine Disruptors; Depletion of Metal Stocks; The Green Building Movement; Green Building Organizations-United States; Green Building Organizations-International; History of the Us Green Building Movement; New Directions in High-Performance Green Building; Case Study: OWP 11, Stuttgart, Germany; Summary and Conclusions; Notes; References. Chapter 3: Ecological DesignDesign versus Ecological Design; Benefits of Ecological Design; Historical Perspective; R. Buckminster fuller; Frank Lloyd Wright; Richard Neutra; Lewis Mumford; Ian Mcharg; Malcolm Wells; John Lyle; Contemporary Ecological Design; Key Green Building Publications: Early 1990s; The Hannover Principles; The Local Government Sustainable Buildings Guidebook and the Sustainable Building Technical Manual; Environmental Building News; Key Contemporary Publications about Ecological Design; Designing with Nature: Ken Yeang (1995). Ecological Design: Sim Van Der Ryn and Stuart Cowan (1996).|
|Other Titles:||Green building design and delivery|
|Responsibility:||Charles J. Kibert.|
- Sustainable buildings -- United States -- Design and construction.
- Green technology -- United States.
- Sustainable architecture.
- Construction industry -- Management.
- Sustainable buildings -- Design and construction.
- Sustainable construction.
- TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Construction -- General.
- Green technology.
- United States.
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