ARCH_170_Sustainability_F10_F

ARCH_170_Sustainability_F10_F - New TOPIC: SUSTAINABILITY-...

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New TOPIC: USTAINABILITY- oing “Green” …Our eyes do not divide us from the world, but unite us with it. Let is be known to be true. Let us then abandon the simplicity of SUSTAINABILITY Going Green this be known to be true. Let us then abandon the simplicity of separation and give unity its due. Let us abandon the self mutilation which has been our way and give expression to the potential harmony of man-nature. The world is abundant, we require only a deference born of understanding to fulfill man's promise. Man is that uniquely conscious creature who can perceive and express. He must become the steward of the biosphere. To do this he must design with nature.” p.5 “Clearly the problem of man and nature is not one of providing a decorative background for the human play, or even ameliorating the grim city: it is the necessity of sustaining nature as source of life, milieu, teacher, sanctum, challenge and most of all, of discovering nature’s corollary of the unknown self, the source of meaning.” Ian McHarg, Design With Nature, 1969
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TODAY’S TOPIC: SUSTAINABILITY _CRITIQUE OF THE STATUS QUO _FOUR GREEN THINKERS IAN McHARG (1920 – 2001) DAVID ORR (1944 – today) JANINE BENYUS (1958 – today) WILLIAM McDONOUGH (1951 – today) ( y) _ VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE & ITS PROPONENT SUSTAINABLE BUILDING DESIGN STRATEGIES & TACTICS _ SUSTAINABLE BUILDING DESIGN STRATEGIES & TACTICS _ CONTEMPORARY EXAMPLES
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New TOPIC: USTAINABILITY- oing “Green” SUSTAINABILITY Going Green Classical Greek & Roman Modernism Proto functionalism Today? Post Modernism
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New TOPIC: USTAINABILITY- oing “Green” SUSTAINABILITY Going Green Classical Greek & Roman Modernism Proto functionalism Post Modernism Sustainability
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New TOPIC: SUSTAINABILITY- oing “Green” Going Green
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Cont’d TOPIC: SUSTAINABILITY- Going “Green”
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TODAY’S TOPIC: HEREWELEFTOFF- ost Modernism & WHERE WE LEFT OFF Post Modernism & Deconstructionism
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eview: Review: _ DECONSTRUCTION: CRITICISM _ The buildings waste structural resources to create functionless forms. _ The buildings are apparently designed without accounting for the local climate. _ The spectacle of a building often overwhelms its intended use, especially in the case of museums and arenas. The buildings do not seem to belong in their _ The buildings do not seem to belong in their surroundings. _ Architects seem to develop a style and most buildings start looking the same (they become a ‘brand’)
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TODAY’S TOPIC: WHAT’S GOING ON TODAY _ NEW WORLD VIEW: _ Global Warming / Natural Disasters _ World Population Growth _ More energy consumption, less resources (80% energy consumption is related to our built environment) _ More Pollution More people living close to or in cities. _p pg _ Disconnection to our ‘human world’ (Earth)
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TODAY’S TOPIC: SUSTAINABILITY _ SUSTAINABILITY: _ Building should be efficient – not only in the _ CRITICISM OF DECONSTRUCTION: _ The buildings waste structural resources to use of building materials but in their performance in terms of energy use.
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course ARCH 170 taught by Professor Eisenbach during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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