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PERFORMANCE NICHE : AN ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS FRAMEWORK FOR TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN

@inproceedings{Laboy2017PERFORMANCEN,
  title={PERFORMANCE NICHE : AN ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS FRAMEWORK FOR TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN},
  author={M. Laboy},
  year={2017}
}
  • M. Laboy
  • Published 2017
  • 269 ABSTRACT: Current paradigms of sustainability move the design and construction industry to pursue a comforting “independence” in function; the pursuit of net zero goals. If an “interconnected” paradigm of ecological design superseded the “independence” paradigm of sustainable design, alternative measures could look to define what particular performance niche a building must occupy or construct in an ecosystem. In evolutionary ecology, early definitions of niche refer to a location… CONTINUE READING

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