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Ecological urban architecture : qualitative approaches to sustainability

Author: Thomas Schröpfer
Publisher: Basel : Birkhauser Architecture, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The goal of advancing eco cities often remains confined to political or technological issues. This book establishes a focus on architectural and infrastructural design approaches to sustainable urban development. Taking as a basis the critical assessment of the five prototypical eco cities of Vauban/Freiburg, solarCity/Linz, Valdespartera, Sarriguren/Pamplona und Bo01/Malmø., the book identifies fields in which  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Architectural drawings
Designs and plans
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012449889
(OCoLC)769429665
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Schröpfer
ISBN: 9783034611756 3034611757
OCLC Number: 851970511
Description: 1 online resource (207 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), plans (chiefly color)
Contents: Introduction: ecological urban architecture --
Case studies: planning and implementing ecological urban architecture --
Materialize --
Mobilize --
Simulate --
Transform --
New perspectives: taking stock of green.
Responsibility: Thomas Schröpfer ; with contributions by Limin Hee, John Hong, Mitchell Joachim, Sheila Kennedy, Nico Kienzi, Benjamin Shepherd, Shanta Tucker (Atelier ten), Achim Menges, Federico Parolotto, Eduardo Rico, Matthias Sauerbruch, Sven Stremke, Adravko Trivic, Christian Werthmann.

Abstract:

The goal of advancing eco cities often remains confined to political or technological issues. This book establishes a focus on architectural and infrastructural design approaches to sustainable urban development. Taking as a basis the critical assessment of the five prototypical eco cities of Vauban/Freiburg, solarCity/Linz, Valdespartera, Sarriguren/Pamplona und Bo01/Malmø., the book identifies fields in which architectural and urban designers can use their creative skills and methods to achieve sustainable results on the urban scale. The themes of Materialize, Mobilize, Simulate and Transfor.

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