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The Green House

New Directions in Sustainable Architecture

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-9
  2. Introduction

    1. Pages 10-17
  3. City

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 18-19
    2. Pages 26-29
    3. Pages 30-33
    4. Pages 34-37
    5. Pages 42-47
    6. Pages 48-51
  4. Suburb

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 52-53
    2. Pages 54-61
    3. Pages 62-67
    4. Pages 68-73
    5. Pages 74-78
    6. Pages 84-89
  5. Mountainside

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 90-91
    2. Pages 92-95
    3. Pages 96-99

About this book


Foreword 9 camera-ready green design ONE AFTERNOON SEVERAL MONTHS AGO, we found ourselves waiting in the quiet, impossibly picturesque Swiss town of Domat/Ems to meet an architect named Dietrich Schwarz. Though still in his th- ties, Schwarz has already earned a reputation as one of Switzerland’s leading practitioners of the environmentally friendly approach to architecture known as sustainable, or “green,” design. Using a c- bination of new, high-tech materials—some of his own invention— and old-fashioned architectural wisdom, he creates houses and other buildings that are snugly energy-ef?cient and sit lightly on the land. Introduction 10 Camera-Ready Green Design 11 Standards and Practices Introduction 12 A Very Short History Camera-Ready Green Design 13 A Movement’s Priorities Introduction 14 Camera-Ready Green Design 15 The Damage Done Introduction 16 Camera-Ready Green Design 17 city Cities have been around for more than six thousand years, drawing successive waves of new residents with their blend of commerce, culture, energy, and opportunity. The first city to surpass a population of one million was Baghdad, thirteen centuries ago. London topped ?ve million in 1825; New York exceeded ten million a hundred years later. The metropolitan area around Tokyo surpassed twenty million in 1965 and is now closing in on thirty. City 18 18 Urban City 19 City 20 Rotterdam, the Netherlands P .A.R.A.S.I.T.E. project Korteknie Stuhlmacher Architecten Rien Korteknie and 2001 Mechthild Stuhlmacher P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. Project 21 City 22 Urban 23 City 24


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Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Green House
  • Book Subtitle New Directions in Sustainable Architecture
  • Authors Alanna Stang
    Christopher Hawthorne
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Princeton Architectural Press 2005
  • Publisher Name Princeton Archit.Press
  • eBook Packages Architecture and Design Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-56898-481-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-56898-639-5
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages , 0
  • Number of Illustrations 100 b/w illustrations, 200 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Architecture, general
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