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Sustainable Design: A Critical Guide

Sustainable Design: A Critical Guide

by David Bergman


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Written for students and practitioners in the fields of architecture and interior design, our new Architecture Brief Sustainable Design provides a concise overview of all the techniques available for reducing the energy footprint of structures and spaces. With clear, simple language and a practical "can do" approach, author David Bergman covers everything from the profession's ethical responsibility, to design structures and spaces that sustain our natural resources, to specific considerations such as rainwater harvesting, graywater recycling, passive heating techniques, solar orientation, green roofs, wind energy, daylighting, indoor air quality, material evaluation and specification, and how to work with green building certification programs.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781568989419
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date: 04/25/2012
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 757,095
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

David Bergman is a LEED-accredited, NYC-based architect specializing in sustainable design. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Parsons the New School for Design.

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