This includes design issues from building location to lighting systems, renewable power options, materials choices, green housekeeping and indoor air quality. Although primarily written for the North American market, the book provides in-depth building know-how for the hobby architect and town planner.
Ten chapters cover topics related to sustainable development and each of them is supported by a selection of case studies ranging from schools and houses through to museums and offices. Mainly presented as a black and white technical guide, the book includes a section of photos featuring iconic buildings.
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