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The greening of architecture

Author: Phillip Tabb; A Senem Deviren
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This accessible and engaging text is the first to offer a comprehensive critical history and analysis of the greening of architecture through accumulative reduction of negative environmental effects caused by buildings, urban designs and settlements. Describing the progressive development of green architecture from 1960 to 2010, it illustrates how it is ever evolving and ameliorated through alterations in form,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tabb, Phillip.
Greening of architecture
(DLC) 2013021101
(OCoLC)847842706
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Tabb; A Senem Deviren
ISBN: 9781409447405 1409447405
OCLC Number: 864551768
Notes: UC Merced Library notes:
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Ebook Central Academic Complete
ebrary Academic Complete
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Origins of green architecture --
1960's: an environmental awakening --
1970's: solar architecture --
1980's: postmodern green --
1990's: eco-technology --
2000's: sustainable pluralism --
The global landscape.
Responsibility: by Phillip James Tabb and A. Senem Deviren.
Local System Bib Number:
ocn864551768

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This text is the first to offer a comprehensive critical history and analysis of the greening of architecture through accumulative reduction of negative environmental effects caused by buildings,  Read more...
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'As a whole, the book lies somewhere between a textbook and an extended essay on green architecture and provides a general survey of the physical aspects of green and sustainable design ... The most Read more...

 
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