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The Whole Building Handbook: Healthy Buildings, Energy, Eco-Cycles and Place.
Bokalders, Varis and Maria Block.
The Whole Building Handbook: Healthy Buildings, Energy, Eco-Cycles and Place.
This book is a compendium of all the issues and strategies that architects need to understand to design and construct sustainable buildings for a sustainable society. The authors move beyond the current definition of sustainability in architecture, which tends to focus on energy-efficiency, to include guidance for architecture that promotes social cohesion, personal health, renewable energy sources, water and waste recycling systems, permaculture, energy conservation-and crucially, buildings in relation to their place.

Category: Architecture, Ecological
Binding: Pap.
Pages: 464 pp
Publisher: Earthscan
Year: 2008
Publication Place: Sterling,
ISBN: 9781844075232
Book Id: 79412

Price: $77.95
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