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Sustainable environments

Author: Yenna Chan
Publisher: Gloucester, Mass. : Rockport Publishers, ©2007.
Series: Contemporary design in detail.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sustainable Environments focuses on the type of architectural details in distinctive, sustainable residential spaces. It includes sections on components such as cooling or shading devices, building techniques that create minimal impact on the land, active systems, and the use of new sustainable materials as well as those that are salvaged or recyclable. The book presents recent work by architects from around the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yenna Chan
ISBN: 9781592532308 1592532306 9781592535040 1592535046
OCLC Number: 76794768
Description: 192 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Response to place. Site specificity ; Site conservation --
Connection to habitat. Bioregionalism ; Environmental interface --
Conservation of resources. Alternative energy sources ; Hyrdrological systems --
Use of building materials. Elemental and experimental materials ; Salvaged and recycled materials --
Directory of architects and designers.
Series Title: Contemporary design in detail.
Responsibility: Yenna Chan.
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Focuses on the type of architectural details in distinctive, sustainable residential spaces. This book includes sections on components, such as cooling or shading devices, building techniques that  Read more...

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