Published September 22, 2016
Reference - 128 Pages
ISBN 9781859466308 - CAT# Y286680
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This book is to further the debate on new sustainability thinking in the built environment, by bringing together a selection of short contributions from thought leaders in the UK and the rest of the world (USA, China, India, Australia, NZ, Indonesia) with an overarching narrative from the author.
Although progress in sustainable solutions has been made over the past decade, the trend is still one of a woefully wasteful construction industry. This book aims to show that being ‘less bad’ is no longer good enough.
The book also spotlights digital sharing and collaboration through social media and BIM as new tools in the ‘sustainability toolbox’ which provide unique and powerful opportunities to rapidly advance sustainability thinking, development and action.
1. Looking forward – The Challenges and Benefits 2. Healing the Future – Restorative Solutions through Behavioural Innovation 3. Healing The Future – Restorative Solutions through Technical and Material Innovation 4. The New Standards 5. Digital and Sharing 6. Summary, Conclusions and Reference