Designing for the Climate Emergency

By S. Pelsmakers, A. Hoggard, U. Kozminska and E. Donovan

Make a difference with this accessible guide to designing sustainable architecture. Learn what is needed and when in a step-by-step process with easy-to-understand images. Climate change is not distant. It is underway. We are in the midst of a climate emergency. Architects can - and must be - part of the radical change needed, and we must understand the impact of local decisions on the global scale. This book guides you as an architecture student to create truly sustainable designs, reflecting the urgent need for action. It tackles the quadruple challenges of the climate emergency: adapting to a changing climate;  climate change mitigation; creating a positive and restorative design; and improving climate justice locally and globally. Focussing on holistic design approaches through 10 key themes, it will help you integrate into your design projects consistently high values from all areas of sustainable architecture.

London, 2022, 25 x 21 cm, 292pp, illustrated, Paperback.

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