101 Rules of Thumb for Sustainable Buildings and Cities
Following the success of its enormously popular predecessor (101 Rules of Thumb for Low Energy Architecture) the next title in this pithy series nowfocuses our attention on the bigger picture in sustainability: the overarching design of our buildings and cities.
With ever-increasing pressure on the planet's ecosystems, resulting from population…
Why read it?
1 author picked 101 Rules of Thumb for Sustainable Buildings and Cities as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?
The book is beautifully presented as a series of annotated diagrams, one for each rule of thumb. This is a very powerful communication tool for explaining principles of sustainable design that designers can understand and then apply to their own projects. The concepts span design considerations from the scale of the room to the city to the globe - benefiting interior designers, architects, landscape architects, and urban designers alike. I would urge all designers to create a sustainability diagram of every project during the design process.
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