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Sustainable Building Design Materials Now Online
- Subject: Sustainable Building Design Materials Now Online
- From: "Nancy A. Osborn" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 1 Jul 1999 10:19:19 -0400 (EDT)
- List-Name: P2Tech
- Reply-To: "Nancy A. Osborn" <email@example.com>
Dear Sustainability Educators,
Happy Fourth of July! Celebrate your independence from tyrannical,
backward-thinking architecture by checking out three new FREE publications
just added to our online Sustainable Architecture collection.
The descriptions below are followed by our website address.
1. "Fundamentals and Methods of Sustainable Design" (173K Acrobat
file; 28 pp.): Intended for college architecture courses,
this paper examines the environmental impact of building design
and construction. Principles of sustainable architecture are
discussed as a means of reducing this impact. Analysis of a
building's phases of construction ("pre-building," "building,"
and "post-building") are used to explore the concepts of
Economy of Resources, Life Cycle Design, and Humane Design.
[Printed copy available for $3.50]
2. "Sustainable Design Bibliography" (88K Acrobat file; 6 pp.):
Lists 130 books and journals specifically related to sustainable
design theory and application. Tells how to obtain cited
materials not commonly available from your university library
or local bookstore. Arranged by topic. [Printed copy available
3. "Sustainable Design Annotated Bibliography" (95K Acrobat file;
2 pp.): Describes 12 of the publications cited in the Bibliography."
Arranged alphabetically. [Printed copy available for $1]
To view or print your own free copies of any of
these publications and more, point your Web browser to
(Remember: ONLINE copies are free. If you need to order PAPER
copies, we need to charge you for photocopying and postage.)
We hope these new materials are helpful and inspirational to you.
As always, we encourage your suggestions on making our website more
useful. And please spread the word about our many free materials!
For those of you with your own websites, we encourage you to make
direct links to us.
Nancy Osborn, Publications Department
Center for Sustainable Systems
(formerly the National Pollution Prevention Center for Higher Ed.)
430 E. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1115
734/764-1412 * fax: 647-5841 * firstname.lastname@example.org