Sustainaspeak: A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms

1st Edition

Elizabeth Lewis

Routledge
Published February 8, 2018
Reference - 330 Pages - 79 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138283336 - CAT# Y316492

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Summary

Architecture 2030; BUG; Biophilic Design; BIPV; Circular Economy; LEED; Passive Design; Solar Chimney; Systems Thinking; WELL; Xeriscaping.

What does it all mean?

The complex and evolving language used in the sustainable design community can be very challenging, particularly to those new to environmentally friendly and resource-efficient design strategies that are needed today.

  • Definitions of over two hundred terms with further sources.
  • Clearly cross-referenced with Sustainaspeak, Theoryspeak, and Archispeak terms.
  • Illustrated throughout with sustainable award-winning buildings by e.g. Behnisch, Brooks + Scarpa, EHDD, KieranTimberlake, Lake|Flato, Leddy Mahtum Stacy, SmithGroup, Perkins+Will, ZGF, VMDO, and McDonough + Partners.

Sustainaspeak: A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms provides a current guide to the sustainable design strategies, terms, and practices needed for the next generation of designers, architects, students, and community leaders to design a carbon-neutral world for future generations.

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