6 edition of Ecological architecture found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 266-267) and index.
|LC Classifications||NA2542.36 .S74 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||272 p. :|
|Number of Pages||272|
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After an introduction to the terminology of ecological architecturecomparing the use of "green" and "sustainable" as variantsthe book is organized into three parts. Part One identifies recurring themes in ecological architecture, including energy efficiency, harmonious relationship with the environment, and suitability of building types for specific by: Ecological rethinking and sustainable building concepts have become important topics in contemporary architecture.
The use of renewable resources and the intention to build in harmony with nature are characteristic aspects for this : $ Ecological Architecture: A Critical Ecological architecture book. The great untold story of the architectural history of the past century: the movement toward an ecological approach to building.
In a world increasingly awake to environmental damage, the visionaries of the past who championed an environmentally sane architecture are vindicated/5.
Muller realizes the urgency of addressing the diversity of life on this planet, both within the anthropomorphic sphere and beyond, and sets a radical yet vital foundation for integrating two seemingly contradictory disciplines, ecology and architecture.
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In a design proposal for Soprema’s new company headquarters in Strasbourg, France, Vincent Callebaut Architectures envisions an 8, square-meter ecological utopia. The building, called Semaphore, is described in the program as a “green flex office for nomad co-workers”.
Book Description Debates about environmentally sensitive architecture have been ongoing for nearly a century. From Bauhaus to Eco-House examines key moments of inspiration and exchange between designers and ecologists from the Bauhaus projects of the interwar period to the eco-arks of the late by: Architecture, argues that the ecological hypothesis is a political and economic doctrine.
David Lloyd Jones’ Architecture and the Environment, argues that the ecological hypothesis requiresAuthor: Steven A. Moore. Ecological Design and Planning is a source of ideas and inspiration for landscape architects and planners, architects, and all those who understand the importance of designing with nature.
"It is high time that we citizens of the world begin to understand that our situation on earth is not one in which nature must rule over culture, or culture over nature, as if one can separate the Cited by: The Concept of Green Architecture, also known as “sustainable architecture” or “green building,” is the theory, science and style of buildings designed and constructed in accordance with environmentally friendly principles.
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Even so, theory in the field has not been well organized or systematically understood. With this fine book, Michael D. Murphy wonderfully fills these gaps. Landscape Architecture Theory provides a valuable resource for scholars, students, and practitioners to understand how the discipline can help guide change to improve the human condition."Reviews: 1.
Composed of a series of essays, this book deals with the broad issues affecting the nature of architectural materials and provides a focused review of the state of the art materials. It also provides designers with the tools they need to evaluate and select from the thousands of different materials that are available to them.
The book is organized into three sections; 'Time' looks at. Ecological architecture (principles) The philosophy of sustainable development applied to architecture focuses on the design and construction of environment-friendly buildings. By extension, once the building has been completed, it also focuses on the health and well-being of the users, as well as the quality of life of neighboring communities.
Part Three looks to the future and to where ecological architecture might go next as it struggles to deal with global urbanization. A decisive step in the rewriting of the history of modern architecture, this book will be essential reading for practitioners and students of : Randy Hester's profusely illustrated book is the fruitful outcome of his life's work in community design.
Design for Ecological Democracy shows us how to adapt human settlements so that people can get back in touch with the sources of natural creation. Bill Thompson. Editor, Landscape Architecture Magazine. Ecological landscape design engages the designer’s rational, intellectual, emotional and creative capabilities (Makhzoumi and Pungetti, ).
Ecological design develops out of two areas of inquiry. On the one hand, it is the outcome of ecology’s interface with the Cited by: 1.
Get this from a library. Ecological architecture. [Chris van Uffelen] -- This volume presents projects in this field. A selection of concepts from private residences to public business buildings is presented through texts, photos and drawings.
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Philadelphia, Penn.: Knossus Publishing, ed. Companion book to Ecological design [videorecording]: inventing the Author: David Eifler. Lars Müller Publishers focuses on the integration of architectural themes into contexts of future-oriented discussion.
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The third part of the book looks to the future and to where ecological architecture might go next as it struggles to deal with global urbanization.\" \"A decisive step in the rewriting of the history of modern architecture, this book is essential reading for practitioners and students of architecture.
The ecological theory of architecture developed by this author begins with a conception of architecture not as fine art, but as culture, and builds upon the evolutionary view of culture (and architecture) as process, product and producer of physical and symbolic : Jusuck Koh. The book is divided into three parts: The first part introduces several ecological building an eternal theme.
The second part describes the 25 building case studies. each case has focused an architect. a building campaign or a topic. Ecological design or ecodesign is an approach to designing products with special consideration for the environmental impacts of the product during its whole was defined by Sim Van der Ryn and Stuart Cowan as "any form of design that minimizes environmentally destructive impacts by integrating itself with living processes." Ecological design is an integrative.
"The book is a laudable contribution that provides a great deal of useful instruction in the planning and design of ecological landscapes." Landscape Ecology "This is a book that encompasses, in great detail, all of the aspects of designing a landscape with ecology in mind.
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In The Ecological Design and Planning Reader Professor Ndubisi offers refreshing insights into key themes that shape the theory and practice of ecological design and planning. He has assembled, synthesized, and framed selected seminal published scholarly works in the field from the past one hundred and fifty years, ending with a suggested.
The ecological urbanism project draws from ecology to inspire an urbanism that is more socially inclusive and sensitive to the environment, as well as less ideologically driven, than green urbanism or sustainable many ways, ecological urbanism is an evolution of, and a critique of, Landscape Urbanism arguing for a more holistic approach to the design and.
The aim of this paper is to evaluate the environmental pressure generated by the construction of two types of building, through the application of ecological footprint analysis. The appraisal of the impact of human settlement on the environment is of great concern and environmentally-friendly buildings are actually by: This book is also part of an ongoing series of research projects at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design that explore alternative and radical approaches between ecology and architecture.
Ecological Urbanism mutated out of Landscape Urbanism when it became clear that the latter was more about landscape than it was about urbanism. Most closely associated with the ecological at an urban scale, however, is the ubiquitous Garden City, too often a Garden Suburb, its size, homogeneity and order holding none of the aleatoric richness.
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