Hardback Sustainable Architecture : Contemporary Architecture in Detail / THE PLAN.
Publication year: 2021
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 841765643X 9788417656430 :
Contemporary Architecture in Detail. This new paperback edition analyses the complex aspects of sustainable architecture and its sociological, environmental and economic impact. In the architecture world, sustainability has evolved from an optional feature into an urgent necessity. Now in paperback, this publication presents 25 building projects from around the world that range from a nursery to an office skyscraper, from a medical centre to an artist's residence, public buildings and private homes. Sustainability no longer refers just to the economy, resources, recyclable materials, renewable energy and eco-friendliness; its definition now extends to informed design at every turn, leveraging the characteristics of the location, local history and local traditions, fostering short supply chains and assessing the long-term impact that new constructions will have. In doing so, this book illustrates environmentally-friendly construction projects and the current social and economic impac
240 pages : 243 colour photographs and 131 plans and drawings ; 30 cm