Elements of Architecture Principles of Environmental Performance in Buildings
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Description: The Elements of Architecture is a clear and well structured introduction to sustainable architecture, which concentrates on general principles to make an accessible and comprehensive primer for undergraduate students. The author takes a fresh and logical approach, focusing on the way aspects of the built environment are experienced by the occupants and how that experience is interpreted in architectural design. He works through basic elements and senses (sun; heat; light; sound; air; water and fire) to explain and frame effective environmental architectural design ¿ not only arguing that the buildings we inhabit should be viewed as extensions of our bodies that interact with and protect us rom these elements, but also using this analogy to explain complex ideas in an accessible manner.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2009
Publication date: 4/28/2009
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|The History and Theory of Emissions Trading: A New Tool for Environmental Management|
|The Kyoto Protocol|
|The EU Emission Trading Scheme|
|The Emission Trading System proposals in the USA|
|The Emission Trading System proposals in Canada|
|The New-Zealand Emission Trading Scheme|
|The Emission Trading Systems in Australia|
|The Emission Trading System proposals in South-Africa|
|The Voluntary Emission Trading Scheme in Japan|
|Voluntary offsetting markets|
|Conclusion (including the impact of the credit crunch on carbon finance)|