Eco-Architecture: 1000 Ideas by 100 Architects

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Buildings consume about a quarter of all energy produced, causing degradation of the environment, erosion, and water pollution through the excessive use of toxic materials. Fortunately there are countless ways in which buildings can be designed to mitigate these negative impacts. Organized into chapters such as Heating and Cooling and Sustainable Materials, Eco-Architecture shows the way to more ecologically sound construction practices. Featuring one thousand ideas and tips from one hundred of the world's ...

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Overview

Buildings consume about a quarter of all energy produced, causing degradation of the environment, erosion, and water pollution through the excessive use of toxic materials. Fortunately there are countless ways in which buildings can be designed to mitigate these negative impacts. Organized into chapters such as Heating and Cooling and Sustainable Materials, Eco-Architecture shows the way to more ecologically sound construction practices. Featuring one thousand ideas and tips from one hundred of the world's leading "green" architects, this book is an invaluable source of information and insight into this key subject and offers a generous photographic display of environmentally friendly designs with plans and original drawings.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788492810451
  • Publisher: Promopress
  • Publication date: 4/10/2012
  • Pages: 320

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MARTA SERRATS : Journalist based in Barcelona, who obtained its Journalism degree from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Information and Communication Science Faculty. She is specialized in dealing with architecture and design issues, being actually, the press manager of the Col•legi Oficial de Dissenyadors d’Interiors de Barcelona, member of ECIA (European Council of Interior Architects) and IFI (International Federation of Interior Architects), combined with the edition developing of several books related to the architecture, art and design world. She has lectured for the Masters degree “Design of Interior Space: Private Perimetres” at Elisava, Escuela Superior de Diseño, affiliated with the Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona.
She has a multidisciplinary knowledge in the scope of communication and edition campaigns in all fields, collaborating usually with some specialized medias in contemporary tendencies
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