The Greening of Architecture : A Critical History and Survey of Contemporary Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design - A Senem, Dr Deviren

The Greening of Architecture

A Critical History and Survey of Contemporary Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design

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This accessible and engaging text is the first to offer a comprehensive critical history and analysis of the greening of architecture through accumulative reduction of negative environmental effects caused by buildings, urban designs and settlements. Describing the progressive development of green architecture from 1960 to 2010, it illustrates how it is ever evolving and ameliorated through alterations in form, technology, materials and use and it examines different places worldwide that represent a diversity of cultural and climatic contexts.