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A Source of Energy. Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism. Harald N. Røstvik

A Source of Energy. Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism.

Harald N. Røstvik

Published October 4th 2011
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120 pages
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An update on the environmental challenges.Meant to inspire and be A Source of Energy.Tearing down myths and floodlighting paradoxes.Particularly relevant for students of architecture,architects and concerned citizens.Training tasks,MoreAn update on the environmental challenges.Meant to inspire and be A Source of Energy.Tearing down myths and floodlighting paradoxes.Particularly relevant for students of architecture,architects and concerned citizens.Training tasks, recommendations for further sourcebooksand websites, are included.The Norwegian author Harald N. Røstvik has over 35 years experience as an architect and a pioneer in sustainable design.He was educated at the University of Manchester in the UK and established his own green-design practice in 1978, that he still heads.He designed Europe’s first modern Zero Energy Building, “Chanelle”, in 1985 and was nominated for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture for his solar grid connected WGM building in Colombo Sri Lanka in 2002.He is part time employed in a Professorship of Architecture specialising in sustainable design at the Bergen School of Architecture in Norway.This is his seventh book.His first book “The Sunshine Revolution” sold in 52 countries.He has been co-author of several other books.You can also order this book as paperback:[email protected] euro + postageContentCLIMATE CHANGE AND CONSENSUSPOPULATION GROWTHFOOD PRODUCTIONTHE SUSTAINABLE CITYTRANSPORTATION MYTHS AND FACTSA MINI HISTORY OF ENVIRONMENTAL ARCHITECTUREARCHITECTS’ APPROACHES TO SUSTAINABLE DESIGNTHE FAILURE OF WESTERN ARCHITECTS, A CASE STUDY: CHINATHE BUILDING ENVELOPETHE PASSIVE, ZEB AND PLUS ENERGY BUILDINGNATURAL VENTILATIONSUSTAINABLE MATERIALSPLASTICS IN BUILDINGNUCLEAR ENERGYSOLAR ENERGYTHE GRID OF THE FUTUREINDOOR CLIMATE AND HEALTH, THE SICK BUILDING SYNDROMERADONUNIVERSAL DESIGNPARADOXESBULLYING TECHNIQUESTRUST YOURSELFTIMINGWHICH GATEWAY WILL YOU CHOOSE?ON TRANSCIENCEEPILOGUERECOMMENDED LITERATURERECOMMENDED NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINESRECOMMENDED WEBSITESTRAINING TASKS