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ISBN: 9780967509914
Year Added to Catalog: 2001
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: 55 essays
Number of Pages: 4 1/2 x 7 3/4, 324 pages
Book Publisher: Earth Pledge
Old ISBN: 0967509912
Release Date: November 15, 2000
Web Product ID: 39

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Sustainable Architecture White Papers

Essays on Design and Building for a Sustainable Future

by Earth Pledge Foundation

Table of contents

Introduction
Leslie Hoffman, Earth Pledge

Preface
Paul Hawken, Natural Capital Institute

Section 1: Practice

Eco-Effectiveness: A New Design Strategy
William McDonough and Dr. Michael Braungart, McDonough, Braungart Design Chemistry

Solar Electric Buildings
Steven J. Strong, Solar Design Associates, Inc.

The Art of Architecture in the Age of Energy
James Wines, SITE Environmental Design

Landscapes That Renew
Diana Balmori, Balmori Associates, Inc.

Living Buildings
Jason Frederick McLennan, BNIM Architects

Building Integrated Photovoltaics
Gregory Kiss, Kiss + Cathcart Architects

Sustainable Design Goes Mainstream
Harry Gordon, Burt Hill Kosar Rittelmann Associates

Homan-Centered Sustainable Design
Kirsten Childs and Randolph R. Croxton, Croxton Collaborative Architects

The Eco-Office: Tomorrow’s Workplace, Today
Robert Watson and Adam Cox, Natural Resources Defenses Council

Section 2: Building Community

Biomimicry, Biophilia, and Building Community
William D. Browning, Rocky Mountain Institute

The Mystic View Task Force
Anne Tate, Abacus Architects & Planners
Daniel DeLisi, Vanasse & Daylor

Haymount: Planning a Sustainable Town
John A. Clark, David A. Tice, and Neal I. Payton, The John A. Clark Company and Torti Galklas& Partners CHK

Putting the Emerald Back in the Emerald City
Nathaniel Cormier, Jones & Jones Architects and Landscape Architects

Green Towns
Emilio Ambasz, Emilio Ambasz & Associates

Sydney 2000: The Olympic Village
Neal Ingham and David Winley, Ingham Planning

Urban Revitalization and Rural Restoration in Hoeksche Ward
Matthew Taecker, Calthorpe Associates

Eco-Industrial Developments
Mary Schlarb and Ed Cohen-Rosenthal, Cornell Work and Environment Initiative, Cornell University, Center for the Environment

Reclaiming the Commons
Karl Linn

Section 3: Public Works

The New Reichstag
Norman Foster, Foster and Partners

High Performance Building and Affordable Housing
Patty Noonan and Hon Vogel, New York City Housing Partnership and Jonathan Rose & Companies

Sustainable Affordable Housing
Peggy Huchet, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs

Green Building Programs: The San Jose Experience
Mary Tucker, City of San Jose, Environmental Services Department

Smart Buildings in the Public Realm
Hillary Brown, New York City Department of Design and Construction

EnCompass: Actual Products, Virtual Tours
Ann Thorpe, King County Commission for Marketing Recyclable Materials

Sydney 2000: The Northern Water Feature at Homebush Bay
Glkenn Allen and Gavin McMillan, Hargreaves Associates

Section 4: Homes and Schools

The Freedom Lawn
Gordon T. Geballe and April Rees, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University

House Reclamations: The Sustainable Offspring of Unsustainable Development
G.T. Overhold, Sustainable Living, Inc.

Seventies Solar: A Personal Account
Philippa Whitcomb

The Hanover House
Marc Rosenbaum, Energysmiths

A Passive Solar, Straw-Bale School
Laurie Stone, Solar Energy International

Solar on Schools
John Rountree, Solar Works, Inc.

Practicing What We Preach
John Schaeffer, Real Goods Institute for Solar Living

Taking the Elective Out of Environmental Education
Wendy Talarico, Architectural Record

Building Dreams: An Interview with Samuel Mockbee
Samuel Mockbee with Mindy Fox

Section 5: Products and Materials

Improving Our Processes and Products
John Spector, Dornbracht, USA, Inc,

Cool Roofs
Wyndham Bearden, American Hydrotech, Inc.

Making Windows Responsible
Jim Nieboer, Pella Corporation

Sustainable Forest Products
Lewis Buchner, VIDA

Bamtex Bamboo Flooring
Phillip Ray, Mintec Corporation

Making Low-VOC Paints
Carl Minchew, Benjamin Moore & Co.

Pretreating Fat, Oil, Grease
Max Weiss, Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co.

Flexible Furniture Systems
Carin Ganz, Bretford

High-Performance Wire and Cable Management Systems
Don Torrant, The Wiremold Company

Durable Furniture
USM Marketing Team, Munsingen, Switzerland, USM Modular Furniture

The Recycled Office
Gary M. Petersen, Environmental Problem Solving Enterprises

Advanced Green Building
Pliny Fisk III, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems

Section 6: Resources

Wood from Responsible Sources
F. David T. Arens, Rorest Stewardship Council U.S.

Conservation-Based Lending at a Community Development Bank
Laurie Landerso, Steve Gutmann, and Kathleen Sayce, ShoreBank Pacific

How Mortgage Can Make a Difference
Donna Liu, Natural Resources Defense Couoncil

The Commercial High Performance Buildings Project
Michael J. Crosbie and William Jose Higgins, Steven Winter Associates, Inc.

The AIA’s Sustainability Resolution
Sara Malone, The American Institute of Architects

Is There a New Current of Sustainability?
Deborah Dunning, The International Design Center for the Environment

Environmental Building News
Alex, Wilson, Environmental Building News

Green Clips
Christine Hammer, GreenClip

Building Community
Lynne Elizabeth, New Village Journal


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