ISBN-10:
0415290457
ISBN-13:
9780415290456
Pub. Date:
04/01/2006
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Environmental Brief: Pathways For Green Design

The Environmental Brief: Pathways For Green Design

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ISBN-13: 9780415290456
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/2006
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Richard Hyde is an Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Design at the University of Queensland, Australia. He is a practising architect and teaches interdisciplinary courses in the field of sustainable design.

Steve Watson is a Research Scholar at the Centre for Sustainable Design at the University of Queensland. He is an Environmental Consultant for TVS Partnership in Brisbane, Australia.

Wendy Cheshire is Director of Hamilton Hayes Henderson Architects, Southport, Queensland, Australia.

Mark Thomson is Director of TVS Partnership, Brisbane, and is an active board member of the Centre for Sustainable Design, The University of Queensland, Australia.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Defining the Environmental Brief Part 1: Context 1. the Environmental Imperative 2. Principles, Initiatives and Responses Part 2: Pathways 3. Advancing Green Design 4. The Environmental Briefing System 5. Benchmarking Systems 6. Rating Systems 7. Blueprinting 8. Transforming Industry, Reducing Environmental Impact and Addressing the Myths Part 3: Case Studies 9. Housing 10. Hotels, Resorts and Interpretation Centres 11. Offices Appendix 1: International Energy Agency SHC Task 28/BCS Annex 38

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