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Unformatted text preview: Sustainable design recognizes:-the need to eliminate waste-the evaluation of the full life cycle of materials-the potential to rely on natural energy flows-the value of free ecosystem services. Sustainable design encourages:-reduce dependence on external resources-harness on-site resources-conducting life-cycle analyses -appropriate citing of buildings Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Brundtland Commission Sustainable design is the conception and realization of ecologically, economically and ethically sensitive and responsible expression as a part of the evolving matrix of nature. William McDonough Architects, The Hannover Principles, 1992 CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE US Globally and locally, temperatures are rising....
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course HIST 2210 taught by Professor Macdonald during the Fall '11 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Fall '11