Over hoe architectuur kan bijdragen tot duurzaamheid

Architecture and sustainability: critical perspectives for integrated design

Generating sustainability concepts from architectural perspectives

Architecture in its classical meaning is understood as a meaningful integration of the use (utilitas), stability (firmitas) and aesthetic beauty (venustas) 'Read more…


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  • Publisher: acco
  • Published: January 28, 2015
  • Book - Softcover
  • Pages: 456
  • ISBN: 9789462920880

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What makes this book so great?

1. Duurzame architectuur is een hot topic

2. Innovatief: bundelt de nieuwste ideeën over duurzaamheid

3. Brengt heel wat meningen van bekende architecten, onderzoekers en studenten samen

About the author

Ahmed Z. Khan is an Associate Professor and Chair Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism at Université Libre de Bruxelles. His research activities focus on issues of Sustainability, Climate Change and Spatial Quality at different scales of the built environment with particular interest in exploring Sustainable Urban Futures. He has practiced for about a decade, coordinated large-scale European and regionally funded research projects, is the author of over 100 scientific publications, and held AKPIA fellowship at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Karen Allacker is an Assistant Professor and Chair Sustainable Architecture at the KU Leuven. Her research expertise lies in the field of sustainable building focusing on an integrated assessment of economic, environmental and performance aspects from a life cycle perspective, i.e. combining Life Cycle Costing, Life Cycle Assessment and multi-criteria analysis. Her research covers different scale levels of the built environment with particular attention to the early design phase.

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