Rough Guide to Sustainability
Equips the contemporary architect to deal with the profession's most important challenge, designing buildings for sustainability. This student primer includes material on vernacular buildings, offices, schools and housing, a useful history of green architecture education and a guide to the international conventions and agreements.
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