TITLE

PROCURING AND DESIGNING SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS

AUTHOR(S)
Strong, David
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Contract Journal;5/2/2007, Vol. 438 Issue 6623, Special section p09
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the problems associated with the construction of sustainable building. The author argues that while the basic principles underlying sustainable buildings are straightforward, poor design often means buildings have unnecessarily high environmental impacts. Delivering sustainable buildings requires a new design vocabulary. Climate responsive buildings, which are based on the principles of bioclimatic design, require the architect and engineers to work as a team.
ACCESSION #
25134503

 

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