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Sustainable architecture and urbanism

Dominique Gauzin-MГјller

Sustainable architecture and urbanism

concepts, technologies, examples

by Dominique Gauzin-MГјller

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Published by Birkhäuser in Basel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable Architecture -- Europe

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDominique Gauzin-Müller ; with contributions by Nicolas Favet ; [translated from French by: Kate Purver]
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17061623M
    ISBN 103764366591

    Book Description. For sustainable architecture to become a reality, the way we design buildings needs to change. Many architects are concerned that sustainable technologies may interfere with a building’s aesthetic appearance, and so these are often ‘added on’ once the design process is complete. The Urban Village Project would give access to shared facilities and services that keep you close to what you need on a daily basis. Communal dinners, shared daycare, urban gardening, fitness, groceries, and shared transportation; these aren’t simply perks that would come with The Urban Village Project. They're building blocks for creating a thriving community and a supportive everyday life.

    Based on the AHFE Virtual Conference on Human Factors in Architecture, Sustainable Urban Planning and Infrastructure, held on July 16–20, , this book offers a wealth of perspectives on sustainability and ergonomics in architecture and urban planning. Urban Green book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Sustainable design is booming, but the men and women dedicated to reduci /5(3).

    This book serves as a valuable reference resource for professionals and researchers and provides an overview on the status of investigations to find solutions to improve sustainable development in terms of materials, systems, facilities, neighborhoods, buildings, and awareness of the society involved. Nikos A. Salingaros: BOOKS ON ARCHITECTURE, COMPLEXITY, PATTERNS, AND URBANISM I published books, II book chapters, III books in preparation. See also my ARTICLES on their own webpage. PART I: PUBLISHED BOOKS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY BY TITLE *** Algorithmic Sustainable Design: TWELVE LECTURES ON ARCHITECTURE, NOTES TO ACCOMPANY THE .


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In the context of architecture the concept calls for the use of intelligent technology, innovative constructions, ecologically friendly materials and use of energy which looks to the environment. This book sets out with an overview of the various approaches and developments in sustainable architecture, followed by an in-depth section on urbanism looking at several European by: This book begins with an overview of the various approaches and developments in sustainable architecture, followed by an in-depth section on urbanism looking at several European towns.

In the third section the technologies, materials and methods of ecological architecture are examined/5(6). "Sustainable Urbanism is important because it addresses the sustainable development issue from all sides and provides solutions across the vast array of disciplines that create the built environment.

The book should be a resource not just for developers but also for Sustainable architecture and urbanism book councils, mayors, governors, engineers, and voters." (Urban Land, 1/08)Cited by:   This book begins with an overview of the various approaches and developments in sustainable architecture, followed by an in-depth section on urbanism looking at several European towns.

In the third 5/5(1). Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism: Design, Construction, Examples Dominique Gauzin-Mller, Dominique Gauzin-Muller Published by Birkhuser Basel ().

At once solidly researched and passionately argued, Sustainable Urbanism is the ideal guidebook for urban designers, planners, and architects who are eager to make a positive impact on our--and our descendants'--buildings, cities, and lives.

This book begins with an overview of the various approaches and developments in sustainable architecture, followed by an in-depth section on urbanism looking at several European towns.

In the third section the technologies, materials and methods of ecological architecture are examined. This book contains the table of content and first chapter from 6 books on sustainable design, published by Wiley.

Make sure to check Arch2O’s varied selections of sustainable architecture projects, designed by the world’s leading architects, in the Sustainability section.

This Special Issue addresses the topic of “Sustainable Urbanism and Architecture” as a way to contribute to sustainable development. Sustainability is often understood as a result of a fair balance between the environment and the social and economic dimensions of human activities on the planet.

The resulting document, The Canons of Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism, is designed to serve as a set of operating principles for human settlement that reestablish the relationship between the art of building, the making of community, and the conservation of our natural world.

The promise is nothing short of a new ethics and aesthetics of the urban. This book is also part of an ongoing series of research projects at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design that. Provides an overview of the various approaches and developments in sustainable architecture, followed by a section on urbanism looking at several European towns.

Technologies, materials and methods. of ecological architecture are then examined. The volume concludes with 23 examples from Europe. An epilogue looks to the future of sustainable urbanism over the next years. At once solidly researched and passionately argued, Sustainable Urbanism is the ideal guidebook for urban designers, planners, and architects who are eager to make a positive impact on our--and our descendants--buildings, cities, and lives.

The 12 rules of sustainable urbanism are enshrined in the Freiburg Charter, a document produced by what is possibly the world's most sustainable city; the city which won the World Habitat Award in (for which prize in nominations are now open, by the way.

See: ). Situated in southern Germany it has long been a beacon of sustainable urban development and has. Book Overview Since the mids, and in particular the environmental summit in Rio de Janeiro, sustainability has become a global issue and the subject of international debate.

In the context of architecture sustainability implies the use of intelligent technology, innovative construction methods, ecologically friendly materials and use. The results show that sustainability is one possible direction defined for Architecture and Urbanism as a response to solve the needs for future generations.

The conclusions evidence how Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism should stand for a basic integrative attitude to introduce in all levels of the Architectural and Urbanism Process in. First was the International Conference on Sustainable Urbanism at Texas A&M University in April, which drew nearly persons from five continents.

Second, later in the year, was the publication of the book Sustainable Urbanism by Doug Farr. Architecture Lars Müller Publishers focuses on the integration of architectural themes into contexts of future-oriented discussion.

Planning, process, method and examples are the key concerns in our current publications on architecture, landscape architecture and urban development, rather than monographs or ephemeral whims of the Zeitgeist. Leon Krier’s The Architecture of Communities; and; Randall Arendt’s Rural by Design (urbanism isn’t just for cities).

In addition, there are a few other highly lobbied-for books that I might include in future lists, but the truth is, I haven’t read them yet – books like Doug Saunders’ Arrival City. Many of the comments have. Biomorphic Urbanism: A Guide for Sustainable Cities. has spawned “biophilic design,” an approach to architecture and urban planning that merges natural and man-made elements.

Dense + green: innovative building types for sustainable urban architecture / Thomas Schröpfer * NAS Arts Library Oversize* Design innovation for the built environment: research by design and the renovation of practice.In The Greening of Architecture: A Critical History and Survey of Contemporary Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design, Phillip J.

Tabb and Senem Deviren present an expansive narrative that connects multiple strands of green design thought and practice from the s to the present day.

Summer is a great time to catch up on good reads. For those interested in socially-oriented architecture, urbanism and design, we’ve put together a roundup of recent publications recommended by some of our faculty members, who are always on top of the latest literature pertaining to the field of development and design.

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