About this book.
Part 1 Interdependency:how buildings affects nature; Life-cycle thinking:how BEEs think about inderdependency through time; Building Metabolism:how BEEs understands effects on the whole system; Impacts:the effects of current practice; Summary:what do BEEs know now?.
PART II Building Ecological Sustainability; Thermodynamics:underlying physical laws; Change:ecolological sustainability through time; Summary; what do BEEs know now?;.
Part III The beehive revealed; Natural laws and principles of ecoogical sustainability; Developing ecological sustainability in built environments; Case study; From knowlege to understanding; Glossaries; Index
Construction Management and Economics Jan 2004
*provides fundamental knowledge for making decisions using the principles of ecologically sustainable building
*explains a complex subject in a clear, balanced way