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A Source of Energy

Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism
ISBN 978-82-300-0847-8

Harald N. Røstvik
 

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, recommendations for further sourcebooks
and websites, are included.


Also available as E-book:

http://www.amazon.com/Energy-Sustainable-Architecture-Urbanism-ebook/dp/B005STUVV6/ref=sr_1_77?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1318600440&sr=1-77

CONTENT:


CLIMATE CHANGE AND CONSENSUS

POPULATION GROWTH

FOOD PRODUCTION

THE SUSTAINABLE CITY

TRANSPORTATION MYTHS AND FACTS

A MINI HISTORY OF ENVIRONMENTAL ARCHITECTURE

ARCHITECTS’ APPROACHES TO SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

THE FAILURE OF WESTERN ARCHITECTS, A CASE STUDY: CHINA

THE BUILDING ENVELOPE

THE PASSIVE, ZEB AND PLUS ENERGY BUILDING 51

NATURAL VENTILATION

SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS

PLASTICS IN BUILDING

NUCLEAR ENERGY

SOLAR ENERGY

THE GRID OF THE FUTURE

INDOOR CLIMATE AND HEALTH, THE SICK BUILDING SYNDROME

RADON

UNIVERSAL DESIGN

PARADOXES

BULLYING TECHNIQUES

TRUST YOURSELF

TIMING

WHICH GATEWAY WILL YOU CHOOSE?

ON TRANSCIENCE

EPILOGUE

RECOMMENDED LITERATURE

RECOMMENDED NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES

TRAINING TASKS



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.



 
   
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