Orr Notes and Key Quotes
Orr, David. Ecological Literacy. Albany, NY, 1992.
Three Crises on Earth looming, Food, Cheap Energy, Limits of natural systems
We must make unprecedented changes in the way we relate to each other and to nature
Wines, James. Green Architecture. London: Taschen, 2000.
stylistic idioms (Decon)
discard stylistic baggage
Where does architectural language come from?
De Architecture switch from sculpture a
Oliver Notes and Key Quotes
Oliver, Paul. "Vernacular Know-How." Material Culture 18.3 (1986): 113-26. Pioneer America
Society. Web. 05 Feb. 2014. <www.jstor.org/stable/29763778>.
Universality of buildings, shelter
Need for shelter is universal; almos
Williamson Notes and Key Quotes
in the early 70s green, ecological, and environmental labels for buildings and their
impact on the environment
Reducing reliance on fossil fuels also meant low energy, solar and passive
Steele Notes and Key Quotes
Steele, James. The Translation of Tradition: A Comparative Dialect. Traditional
Dwellings and Settlements Review 7:2 (1996): 19-34.
Thesis: Environmental degradation can ameliorated by translating the traditional
practices of s
Presentation and Wines Notes
When you present an article to the class
o Read more than once in preparation
o On at least one read-through
o type your notes
for your ongoing use
o Take careful notes by writing
major points (regular text
An Interpretive Framework
What does it do?
Where does it fit in society?
What happens when the use changes?
o Gropius and Meyer
o Dessau Germany
o Victor Laloux/Gae
o Aulenti, Paris
Note Taking and Key Reading Summaries
o to understand
o to summarize
o to harvest good quotes
o agree or disagree
o type vs. underline
Edwards and du Plessis. Snakes in Utopia.
Historic predecessors of sustainability in architecture.
Alsayyad Notes and Key Quotes
From Vernacularism to Globalism: The Temporal Reality of the Traditional Settlements
It concludes that in the era of globalization the forms of settlements are likely to
reflect rising levels of awareness of th
McLennan Notes and Key Quotes
10 Sustainable Design 'a philosophical approach to design that seeks to maximize the quality of the
built environment while minimizing or eliminating impact on the environment'
The Origins of Sustainable Design