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Construction Ecology: Nature as a Basis for Green Buildings

by Charles Kibert (Author)



Editorial Reviews
Review
This volume contains a stimulating discussion on an interesting new aspect of
building science, and the contributions are by no means uniformly pro- 'green'.
- Architectural Science Review

This volume contains a stimulating discussion on an interesting new aspect of
building science, and the contributions are by no means uniformly pro-green. -
Architectural Science Review

Product Description
As designers of built environments focus increasingly on green and sustainable
construction they will be able to learn much from the field of industrial
ecology. Industrial ecology provides a sound means of systemizing the various
ideas which come under the banner of os sustainable construction.

Product Details

Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (December 27, 2001)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0415260922

 

Promoting Green Building Design, Construction and Operation, Sustainable Living,
Clean Technology, Renewable Energy Resources and Energy Independence