Design inspiration for structures that are beautiful as well as sustainable This unique and lavishly illustrated guide offers invaluable inspiration for the planning of sustainable structures and facilities. Twenty-four in-depth case studies provide information for a wide variety of projectsa from schools, offices, and labs to libraries and a summer camp. Each case study includes a description of the building, how it works, and how successful it has been.(USGBC). AND. LEED. Recognizing the need for cross-collaboration to support the integrated design and realization of high-performance ... could be evaluated prior to construction, and, in the words of the LEED reference guide, adefine and measure a#39;greena#39; buildings. ... of guidelines for new con- struction (LEED-NC) that stretched across six cate- gories: sustainable sites (14 points), water efficiencyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Emerald Architecture: Case Studies in Green Building (GreenSource)|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2008-05-04|