Designing the Built Environment for Regenerative Sustainability

Designing the Built Environment for Regenerative Sustainability

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Designing the Built Environment for Regenerative Sustainability provides a completely new methodological approach with its interdisciplinary framework for quality design and sustainability in the built environment. The book presents a detailed exploration and definition of the concept of sustainability within an interdisciplinary context, also exploring the relationship between engineering and environmental sustainability design. The book's authors evaluate systems that minimize environmental impacts, exploring both their features and analyzing their regenerative qualities. * Presents practice design methodologies and tools for ensuring lasting sustainable solutions* Provides cross-disciplinary design approaches to design and project evaluation* Includes an overview of International institutions, codes (laws, rules), and standards dealing with sustainability and green building* Evaluates systems that minimize environmental impacts, exploring both their features and analyzing their regenerative qualities
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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 21mm | 404g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Inc
  • Woburn, United States
  • English
  • 0128043938
  • 9780128043936

About Valeria Monno

Associate Professor in Technology of Architecture; her research has focused on sustainable buildings, using a holistic approach and recognizing the essential features of sustainable processes beyond specific solutions for managing buildings and built environments. Assistant Professor in Urban and Regional Planning; her research has focused on the innovative and emancipatory contribution of alternative planning practices to the improvement of sustainable urban and environmental regeneration theories.
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