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he Greening of Architecture : A Critical History and Survey of Contemporary Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design / Phillip James Tabb, A. Senem Deviren

Publication year: 2014

ISBN: 9781409447399

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Contemporary architecture, and the culture it reflects dependent as it is on fossil fuels, has contributed to the cause and necessity of a burgeoning green process that emerged over the past half century. This text is the first to offer a comprehensive critical history and analysis of the greening of architecture through accumulative reduction of negative environmental effects caused by buildings, urban designs and settlements. Describing the progressive development of green architecture from 1960 to 2010, it illustrates how it is ever evolving and ameliorated through alterations in form, tech.

Subject: Architecture, Environmental Studies, Urban Design, City and Urban Planning, Environmental Geography, Transport Industries,