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Sustainable architectures : cultures and natures in Europe and North America / edited by Simon Guy and Steven A. Moore.

Contributor(s): Moore, Steven A, 1945- | Guy, Simon.
Publisher: New York : Spon Press, c2005Edition: 1st ed.Description: xiii, 269 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0415700450 (pbk.).Subject(s): Sustainable architecture | Architecture -- Environmental aspects | Architecture -- Europe | Architecture -- North AmericaDDC classification: 720.47
Contents:
1. Introduction: The paradoxes of sustainable architecture. - Part A: Modelling design. 2. Hybrid environments. 3. Theory, practice and proof. 4. The social construction of 'green building' codes. -- Part B: Responding design: 5. The politics of design in cities. 6. Equal couples in equal houses. -- Part C: Competing design: 7. Safe houses and green architecture. 8. Revaluing wood. 9. Policing sustainability -- Part D: Alternative design: 10. Green buildings in Denmark. 11. Leaky walls. 12. Social research on energy-efficient building technologies. -- Conclusion. 13. Reflection and engagement. Bibliography. - Index.
Item type Current location Call number Copy number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Main Collection Taylor's Library-TU
720.47 SUS (Browse shelf) 1 Available SABDx,23003,02,CL 1001006023
Main Collection Taylor's Library-TU
720.47 SUS (Browse shelf) 1 Available SABDx,23003,02,CL 1001002373

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction: The paradoxes of sustainable architecture. - Part A: Modelling design. 2. Hybrid environments. 3. Theory, practice and proof. 4. The social construction of 'green building' codes. -- Part B: Responding design: 5. The politics of design in cities. 6. Equal couples in equal houses. -- Part C: Competing design: 7. Safe houses and green architecture. 8. Revaluing wood. 9. Policing sustainability -- Part D: Alternative design: 10. Green buildings in Denmark. 11. Leaky walls. 12. Social research on energy-efficient building technologies. -- Conclusion. 13. Reflection and engagement. Bibliography. - Index.