The Resource Eco-architecture, Roman Espejo, book editor

Eco-architecture, Roman Espejo, book editor

Label
Eco-architecture
Title
Eco-architecture
Statement of responsibility
Roman Espejo, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume explores the topics relating to sustainable architecture, a general term that describes environmentally conscious design techniques in the field of architecture, by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
720/.47
Index
index present
LC call number
NA2542.36
LC item number
.E264 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Espejo, Roman
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sustainable architecture
  • Sustainable buildings
Label
Eco-architecture, Roman Espejo, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The LEED building standards protect human health
  • Shannon D. Sentman
  • The LEED building standards do not protect human health
  • John Wargo
  • Ch. 1.
  • Is eco-architecture beneficial?
  • Eco-architecture has many benefits
  • Alanna Stang and Christopher Hawthorne
  • Eco-architecture is economically beneficial
  • DNA: Daily News & Analysis
  • Eco-architecture is economically risky
  • Teresa Burney
  • Large houses cannot be eco-friendly
  • Jason F. McLennan
  • Urban sprawl can be beneficial
  • Robert Bruegmann
  • Urban sprawl is not beneficial
  • Pamela Blais
  • Ch. 2.
  • How does eco-architecture impact the environment?
  • Eco-architecture benefits the environment
  • Secretariat of the Commission for Environment Cooperation (CEC)
  • Eco-architecture does not benefit the environment
  • Jane Powell
  • Large houses can be eco-friendly
  • Blair Kamin
  • False claims of green building practices create confusion
  • Jay B. Freedman
  • Current green building certification is not enough
  • Jason F. McLennan, as told to Jonathan Hiskes
  • Ch. 3.
  • How is eco-architecture being implemented?
  • More college campuses are building green
  • Peter W. Bardaglio
  • More school campuses are building green
  • Jonathan Hiskes
  • Hospitals go green
  • Karen Sandrick
  • The LEED rating system is not effective
  • Anya Kamenetz
  • Some homeowners associations will take eco-friendly practices into consideration
  • T.Q. Jones
  • Obtaining homeowners associations' approval of eco-friendly practices is difficult
  • J. Roger Wood
  • Organizations to contact
  • Ch. 4.
  • How can eco-architecture be encouraged in the future?
  • Stylish design will encourage more people to opt for eco-architecture
  • Inken Herzig
  • Green building blues: is "well-designed green architecture" an oxymoron?
  • Kriston Capps
  • The LEED rating system helps create greener buildings
  • Helen Kessler
Control code
ocn778075008
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9780737763201
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012006924
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)778075008
Label
Eco-architecture, Roman Espejo, book editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The LEED building standards protect human health
  • Shannon D. Sentman
  • The LEED building standards do not protect human health
  • John Wargo
  • Ch. 1.
  • Is eco-architecture beneficial?
  • Eco-architecture has many benefits
  • Alanna Stang and Christopher Hawthorne
  • Eco-architecture is economically beneficial
  • DNA: Daily News & Analysis
  • Eco-architecture is economically risky
  • Teresa Burney
  • Large houses cannot be eco-friendly
  • Jason F. McLennan
  • Urban sprawl can be beneficial
  • Robert Bruegmann
  • Urban sprawl is not beneficial
  • Pamela Blais
  • Ch. 2.
  • How does eco-architecture impact the environment?
  • Eco-architecture benefits the environment
  • Secretariat of the Commission for Environment Cooperation (CEC)
  • Eco-architecture does not benefit the environment
  • Jane Powell
  • Large houses can be eco-friendly
  • Blair Kamin
  • False claims of green building practices create confusion
  • Jay B. Freedman
  • Current green building certification is not enough
  • Jason F. McLennan, as told to Jonathan Hiskes
  • Ch. 3.
  • How is eco-architecture being implemented?
  • More college campuses are building green
  • Peter W. Bardaglio
  • More school campuses are building green
  • Jonathan Hiskes
  • Hospitals go green
  • Karen Sandrick
  • The LEED rating system is not effective
  • Anya Kamenetz
  • Some homeowners associations will take eco-friendly practices into consideration
  • T.Q. Jones
  • Obtaining homeowners associations' approval of eco-friendly practices is difficult
  • J. Roger Wood
  • Organizations to contact
  • Ch. 4.
  • How can eco-architecture be encouraged in the future?
  • Stylish design will encourage more people to opt for eco-architecture
  • Inken Herzig
  • Green building blues: is "well-designed green architecture" an oxymoron?
  • Kriston Capps
  • The LEED rating system helps create greener buildings
  • Helen Kessler
Control code
ocn778075008
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9780737763201
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012006924
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)778075008

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