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Author Edwards, Brian, 1944-

Title Towards sustainable architecture : European directives and building design / Brian Edwards.

Published Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth Architecture, 1996.

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 UniM Archit  720.47094 EDWA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Series Butterworth Architecture legal series.
Butterworth Architecture legal series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-216) and index.
Contents Foreword / Ken Collins -- 1. The environmental context -- 2. The implications of the Maastricht Treaty on design -- 3. Maastricht and the architect -- 4. A layman's guide to EC law -- 5. The Construction Products Directive -- 6. The Architects' Directive: mutual recognition of qualifications -- 7. The construction industry and global warming -- 8. CFCs, HCFCs and other ozone depleting gases -- 9. Reducing air pollution by better design and urban development -- 10. An overview of energy and building design -- 11. Technical factors in the design of sustainable commercial buildings / Lori McElroy -- 12. Renewable energy -- 13. The potential of wind power / Lawrie O'Connor -- 14. Environmental impact assessment -- 15. Predicting visual impacts by computer aided visual impact analysis / Thomas W. Maver and Jelena Petric -- 16. Environmental audits -- 17. Protecting Europe's cultural heritage.
18. A-Z of environmental impacts of commonly used building products, processes and services and related design issues -- 19. Environmental health and pollution problems with buildings -- 20. Environmental health and building occupation -- 21. Environmental health and safely on building sites -- 22. An overview of environmental safety and the architect / Paul Yaneske -- 23. Waste management and recycling -- 24. Contaminated land use -- 25. The EC eco-labelling scheme -- 26. Biodiversity -- 27. Ecology energy and building: the importance of landscape -- 28. Sustainable development: EC and UK policy and international agreements -- 29. Case studies of sustainable urban development -- 30. New laws, new responsibilities.
Subject Architecture -- Environmental aspects -- Europe.
Environmental impact analysis -- Europe.
ISBN 0750624922 (paperback)