The Resource The new carbon architecture : building to cool the climate, Bruce King, (ebook)

The new carbon architecture : building to cool the climate, Bruce King, (ebook)

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The new carbon architecture : building to cool the climate
Title
The new carbon architecture
Title remainder
building to cool the climate
Statement of responsibility
Bruce King
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"Green buildings" that slash energy use and carbon emissions are all the rage, but they aren't enough. The hidden culprit is embodied carbon-the carbon emitted when materials are mined, manufactured, and transported-comprising some ten percent of global emissions. With the built environment doubling by 2030, buildings are a carbon juggernaut threatening to overwhelm the climate. It doesn't have to be this way. Like never before in history, buildings can become part of the climate solution. With biomimicry and innovation, we can pull huge amounts of carbon out of the atmosphere and lock it up as walls, roofs, foundations, and insulation. We can literally make buildings out of the sky with a massive positive impact. The New Carbon Architecture is a paradigm-shifting tour of the innovations in architecture and construction that are making this happen. Office towers built from advanced wood products; affordable, low-carbon concrete alternatives; plastic cleaned from the oceans and turned into building blocks. We can even grow insulation from mycelium. A tour de force by the leaders in the field, The New Carbon Architecture will fire the imagination of architects, engineers, builders, policy makers, and everyone else captivated by the possibility of architecture to heal the climate and produce safer, healthier, and more beautiful buildings. Bruce King, a structural engineer for thirty-five years, is Founder and Director of the Ecological Building Network (EBNet) and author of Buildings of Earth and Straw, Making Better Concrete, and Design of Straw Bale Buildings. He lives in San Rafael, California
Cataloging source
Midwest
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King, Bruce
Dewey number
720/.47
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Sustainable architecture
  • Sustainable buildings
  • Dwellings
  • Building materials
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The new carbon architecture : building to cool the climate, Bruce King, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781771422567
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11995070
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11995070
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Label
The new carbon architecture : building to cool the climate, Bruce King, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781771422567
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11995070
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11995070
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MWT11995070
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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