Rough Guide to Sustainability: A Design Primer

Rough Guide to Sustainability: A Design Primer

by Brian Edwards


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781859465073
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/12/2014
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Brian Edwards is an internationally recognised expert on sustainable architecture and a highly respected author on green issues. He has held numerous positions of responsibility within the field of architecture, including sustainability advisor to the Royal Institute of British Architects (2000-2002) and, more recently, Associate Professor of Architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture in Copenhagen.

Table of Contents

Part 1 From Theory to Practice of Sustainability 1 The Theory and Science of Sustainability 2 Legislation and Regulations in Europe Essay Natural Capital the New Economics? Part 2 Measuring Sustainability 3 Measuring Success at the Building Scale Part C Resources For Construction 4 Energy 5 Water 6 Materials and Waste Part 3 Design For Sustainability 7 Design for a Changing Climate 8 Sustainable Buildings are Healthy Buildings 9 Sustainable Design in Practice Innovation, Tools and Methods 10 Design Options for Sustainability 11 Sustainability and Urban Design Communities and Cities 12. Epilogue – Sustainability at the Cutting Edge

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