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Roman Espejo, book editor.
Design Library Call Number
  Stacks NA2542.36 .E264 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9780737763201 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0737763205 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780737763218 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0737763213 (pbk.)
  • OCLC Number: 778075008
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Is eco-architecture beneficial? Eco-architecture has many benefits / Alanna Stang and Christopher Hawthorne -- Eco-architecture is economically beneficial / DNA: Daily News & Analysis -- Eco-architecture is economically risky / Teresa Burney -- The LEED building standards protect human health / Shannon D. Sentman -- The LEED building standards do not protect human health / John Wargo --Ch. 2. How does eco-architecture impact the environment? Eco-architecture benefits the environment / Secretariat of the Commission for Environment Cooperation (CEC) -- Eco-architecture does not benefit the environment / Jane Powell -- Large houses can be eco-friendly / Blair Kamin -- Large houses cannot be eco-friendly / Jason F. McLennan -- Urban sprawl can be beneficial / Robert Bruegmann -- Urban sprawl is not beneficial / Pamela Blais --Ch. 3. How is eco-architecture being implemented? More college campuses are building green / Peter W. Bardaglio -- More school campuses are building green / Jonathan Hiskes -- Hospitals go green / Karen Sandrick -- False claims of green building practices create confusion / Jay B. Freedman -- Current green building certification is not enough / Jason F. McLennan, as told to Jonathan Hiskes --Ch. 4. How can eco-architecture be encouraged in the future? Stylish design will encourage more people to opt for eco-architecture / Inken Herzig -- Green building blues: is "well-designed green architecture" an oxymoron? / Kriston Capps -- The LEED rating system helps create greener buildings / Helen Kessler -- The LEED rating system is not effective / Anya Kamenetz -- Some homeowners associations will take eco-friendly practices into consideration / T.Q. Jones -- Obtaining homeowners associations' approval of eco-friendly practices is difficult / J. Roger Wood -- Organizations to contact.