The Ecology of Architecture: A Complete Guide to Creating the Environmentally Conscious Building

The Ecology of Architecture: A Complete Guide to Creating the Environmentally Conscious Building

Author(s): Laura C. Zeiher

Publisher: Whitney Library of Design

ISBN: 0823015963

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The Ecology of Architecture: A Complete Guide to Creating the Environmentally Conscious Building

Hardcover
For architects and designers, this text considers how to design and build ecologically sound structures today that will perform well tomorrow. Residential, commercial, industrial and institutional buildings are included in the case studies.

Table of Contents
Introduction: The Elements of Ecology and Architecture
Ch. 1. A History of Ecology in Architecture
Ch. 2. Defining Environmentally Conscious Architecture: Pioneering American Practitioners
Ch. 3. Renewable Resource Technologies
Ch. 4. The Process: Creating Ecologically Conscious Architecture
Ch. 5. Case Studies: Buildings in North America
Ch. 6. Environmental Legislation: Opportunities and Responsibilities
A Call to Action
Appendix
Notes
Index

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