Architecture 2030; BUG; Biophilic Design; BIPV; Circular Economy; LEED; Passive Design; Solar Chimney; Systems Thinking; WELL; Xeriscaping.
What does it all mean?
The complex and evolving language used in the sustainable design community can be very challenging, particularly to those new to environmentally friendly and resource-efficient design strategies that are needed today.
- Definitions of over two hundred terms with further sources.
- Clearly cross-referenced with Sustainaspeak, Theoryspeak, and Archispeak terms.
- Illustrated throughout with sustainable award-winning buildings by e.g. Behnisch, Brooks + Scarpa, EHDD, KieranTimberlake, Lake|Flato, Leddy Mahtum Stacy, SmithGroup, Perkins+Will, ZGF, VMDO, and McDonough + Partners.
Sustainaspeak: A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms provides a current guide to the sustainable design strategies, terms, and practices needed for the next generation of designers, architects, students, and community leaders to design a carbon-neutral world for future generations.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||9 MB|
About the Author
Elizabeth Lewis, AIA, LEED AP, Associate Professor at Florida A&M University School of Architecture, USA, has over twenty-five years of design teaching experience with a research focus on high-performing and net-zero buildings. A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, she is active in the profession and AIA leadership, a founder of USGBC Florida Capital Region Chapter, and a contributor to Decoding Theoryspeak.
Table of Contents
Illustrations. List of Contributors. Acknowledgements. Preface. Introduction. List of Terms. Acronyms for Further Sources. Sustainaspeak. Further Reading. Index.