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Green architecture

Author: James Wines; Philip Jodidio
Publisher: Köln ; New York : Taschen, ©2000.
Series: Architecture & design series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James Wines explores human habitats that function in harmony with the environment. The author reviews 20th-century green architecture, presents a history of shelter from Neolithic times to the present & identifies new architectural directions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Wines; Philip Jodidio
ISBN: 3822863033 9783822863039
OCLC Number: 44935961
Description: 240 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Nature's revenge: a brief survey of 20th century green history --
Eco-philosophy an early green history --
Environmental architecture today --
Integration of architecture and landscape --
"Borrowed from nature": organic forms and cosmic symbolism --
Architecture in its cultural context --
Translating technology into art --
Green design research and technological innovations --
Building a bridge to the common client --
The sociological aspects of green architecture: urbanism --
Prophetic visions for the future --
Conclusion: turning over a new leaf.
Series Title: Architecture & design series.
Responsibility: James Wines ; edited by Philip Jodidio.

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