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Construction ecology : nature as the basis for green buildings / edited by Charles J. Kibert, Jan Sendzimir, and G. Bradley Guy

By: Sendzimir, Jan
Contributor(s): Guy, G. Bradley
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Spon Press, 2002Edition: 1st edDescription: xxiv, 305 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0415260922; 9780415260923Subject(s): Building | Building materials -- Environmental aspects | Sustainable buildings -- Design and construction | Architecture and society | Construction industry -- Appropriate technologyDDC classification: 720.47 LOC classification: TH146 | .C65 2002
Contents:
Defining an ecology of construction / Charles J. Kibert, Jan Sendzimir and G. Bradley Guy -- Material circulation, energy hierarchy, and building construction / Howard T. Odum -- On complexity theory, exergy, and industrial ecology / James J. Kay -- Applying the principles of ecological emergence to building design and construction / Timothy F.H. Allen -- Using ecological dynamics to move toward an adaptive architecture / Garry Peterson -- Minimizing waste emissions from the built environment / Robert U. Ayres -- Industrial ecology and the built environment / Iddo K. Wernick --Construction ecology and metabolism / Stefan Bringezu -- Construction ecology / Fritz Balkau -- Ecologic analogues and architecture / Sim van der Ryn and Rob Pe©ła -- Natural metabolism as the basis for "intelligent" architecture / J©ơrgen Bisch -- Green architecture / Malcolm Wells
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Books Books Centeral Library
Second Floor - Engineering & Architecture
720.47 K.C.C 2002 (Browse shelf) Available 21117
Books Books Centeral Library
Second Floor - Engineering & Architecture
720.47 K.C.C 2002 (Browse shelf) Available 21115

Includes bibliographical references and index

Defining an ecology of construction / Charles J. Kibert, Jan Sendzimir and G. Bradley Guy -- Material circulation, energy hierarchy, and building construction / Howard T. Odum -- On complexity theory, exergy, and industrial ecology / James J. Kay -- Applying the principles of ecological emergence to building design and construction / Timothy F.H. Allen -- Using ecological dynamics to move toward an adaptive architecture / Garry Peterson -- Minimizing waste emissions from the built environment / Robert U. Ayres -- Industrial ecology and the built environment / Iddo K. Wernick --Construction ecology and metabolism / Stefan Bringezu -- Construction ecology / Fritz Balkau -- Ecologic analogues and architecture / Sim van der Ryn and Rob Pe©ła -- Natural metabolism as the basis for "intelligent" architecture / J©ơrgen Bisch -- Green architecture / Malcolm Wells

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