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Green Buildings Pay by Brian W. Edwards
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Green Buildings Pay examines, through case studies of commercial and university buildings, how different approaches to green design can produce more sustainable patterns of development. The case studies are described by their designers and often also by the client, thereby ensuring that the buildings are seen in the context of market realities.

Table of Contents

Foreword Part 1: The Greening of the Property Industry 1. How do Green Buildings Pay? 2. The Risks and Benefits of Green Design 3. Green Buildings and the UK Property Industry 4. Market Advantage through Green Design 5. The Relevance of Green Buildings to the Procurement and Marketability of Offices 6. Achieving Institutional Levels of Office Design through Sustainable Approaches 7. Balancing Human, Energy and Building Costs Part 2: Case Studies of Best Practice The Workplace 8. Mistral Building, Reading 9. PowerGen Building, Coventry 10. Daimler Benz Building, Berlin 11. Leeds City Office Park 12. The Environmental Building, Building Research Establishment, Watford 13. Barclaycard Headquarters, Northampton Part 3: Educational Buildings 14. The Importance of the School of Learning 15. Design Guidance for Green Schools 16. John Cabot City Technology College 17. Greenwich Millennium Village School 18. Queen's Building, Anglia Polytechnic University, Chelmsford 19. Elizabeth Fry Building, University of East Anglia, Norwich 20. Cable and Wireless College, Coventry Conclusions 21: Sustainability for the Longer Term: New Technologies and Building Design

Author Biography

Brian Edwards is Professor of Architecture at Edinburgh college of Art, Heriot-Watt University and researches and writes on urban infrastructure projects and environmental issues. He has practised as an architect in London, Vancouver, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Professor Edwards has written numerous books on architecture and many journal articles.
Release date NZ
February 28th, 2003
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
2nd Revised edition
180 black & white illustrations, 13 colour illustrations, 10 black & white tables, 50 black & white line drawings
Spon Press
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