Sustainable architecture and the pluralist imagination

Guy, Simon and Moore, Steven A. (2007) Sustainable architecture and the pluralist imagination. Journal of Architectural Education, 60 (4). pp. 15-23. ISSN 1046-4883

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Abstract

In our review of the literature concerning sustainable architecture, we find a remarkably diverse constellation of ideas that defy simple categorization. But rather than lament the apparent inability to standardize a singular approach to degraded environmental and social conditions, we celebrate pluralism as a means to contest technological and scientific certainty. At the same time, we reject epistemological and moral relativism. These twin points of departure lead us to propose a research agenda for an architecture of reflective engagement that is sympathetic to the pragmatist tradition.

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Journal Article
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Journal of Architectural Education
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75050
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Deposited On:
07 Aug 2015 10:32
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Yes
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Published
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