Environmental Education for Sustainable Architecture

  title={Environmental Education for Sustainable Architecture},
  author={Sergio Altomonte},
  journal={Review of European Studies},
  • S. Altomonte
  • Published 1 December 2009
  • Engineering
  • Review of European Studies
Awareness of the role that buildings play in the current climate crisis poses new onerous tasks for architectural educators and practitioners. The promotion of sustainability in the design of the built environment is a key-factor for addressing the challenges that mankind faces in response to finite resource availability, ecological deterioration and climate alteration. No longer can the global environmental system support fully-serviced carbon-intensive buildings with the energy consumption… 

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