Green Guide to the Architect's Job Book
Green Guide to the Architect's Job Book, Second Edition is a highly readable process map through the complexities of design and construction to aid the successful delivery of long-term sustainability in our built environment. Totally up-to-date and compatible with the Architect's Job Book, the Green Guide nonetheless stands alone as a straightforward, practical aide-memoire based on hard-won experience in the real world for architects and, importantly, project managers and clients, many of whom are actively seeking sustainable buildings.Increasingly required by regulation, sustainable design today is neither a luxury issue nor an optional extra. The Green Guide acknowledges the importance of the procurement process in meeting this new agenda and serves as an invaluable guide to architects, clients and other members of the design team.Following the Work Stage structure of the RIBA's Outline Plan of Work, the book explains the 'cradle-to-cradle' sustainable design principles to adopt at the very start of every new project and takes the reader through to handover and beyond. As well as devoting special attention to the discussion that occurs before any formal appointment, the Green Guide also embraces refurbishment and demolition. Finally, a references section lists additional valuable sources of further practical guidance.
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