Sustainable Design for Interior Environments Second Edition

Sustainable Design for Interior Environments Second Edition

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Sustainable Design for Interior Environments, 2nd Edition, builds on the first edition s premise that the interior design profession has a social and moral responsibility to protect the health, safety, and welfare of people and the environment. The text equips professors, students, and practitioners to design sustainable interiors by addressing LEED certification, environmental concerns, ecosystems, ethics, values, worldviews, and the ways in which science and technology can be used to address environmental challenges. Through content, organization, and pedagogical features, the book integrates complex sustainability topics directly into the design process, thereby enabling readers to apply the concepts of sustainability with the same ease as they do the elements and principles of design.When adopting a certification pro- gram, the rating system may have criteria that are unique to its countrya#39;s lifestyle or ... water, land, biodiversity, and raw materials GREEN CERTIFICATION AND THE INTERIOR DESIGNER As described in theanbsp;...

Title:Sustainable Design for Interior Environments Second Edition
Author:Susan M. Winchip
Publisher:A&C Black - 2011-10-10


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