The Greening of Architecture by Dr A Senem Deviren
A Critical History and Survey of Contemporary Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design (Design Research in Architectur)

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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.

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Published January 2, 2014 by Ashgate. 217 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Moreover, the authors tend to emphasise thinkers, designers, and projects in North America and Europe (although the penultimate chapter by Deviren provides an all-too-brief global overview of green design) and the authors tend to favour the most well-known examples of green and sustainable design...

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