Interpreting green design:beyond performance and ideology

Farmer, Graham and Guy, Simon (2002) Interpreting green design:beyond performance and ideology. Built Environment, 28 (1). pp. 11-21. ISSN 0263-7960

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Three buildings in north-east England provide examples of very particular design responses to differing physical and development contexts, each incorporating a range of environmental innovations to achieve sustainability. It is argued that each building is shaped by a merging of distinctive philosophies of green design and by the widely differing motivations and competing social commitments of the actors involved. Thus we must view sustainable building not simply as a question of technical design but fundamentally as a social construct

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