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Sustainable Preservation

Greening Existing Buildings

Wiley, J,
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A guide to green strategies for preservation and adaptivereuse--and the power of preservation/reuse as a greenstrategy.
Buildings account for nearly forty percent of both total energyuse and carbon emissions in the United States. With one of thecountry's leading preservation architects as your guide,Sustainable Preservation explores the power of adaptive reuse toreduce those numbers and move us toward sustainability. It showshow an icon such as H.H. Richardson's Trinity Church in Boston cango green--and why a 1970s strip-mall supermarket not onlydeserves similar attention but can also emerge as a building thatdelights users.
Sustainable Preservation takes a nuanced look at thehundreds of choices that adaptive reuse requires architects tomake--from ingenious ways to redeploy existing structuralelements to time-honored techniques for natural ventilation tocreation of wetlands that restore a site's natural biologicalfunctions. In addition, Sustainable Preservation:
* Presents fifty case studies of projects--schools, houses,offices, stores, museums, and government buildings--that setnew standards for holistic approaches to adaptive reuse andsustainability
* Covers design issues, from building location to lightingsystems, renewable power options, stormwater handling, and buildingenvelope protection and integrity.
* Reviews operational issues, including materials choices for lowlifetime maintenance, green housekeeping, and indoor airquality
* Explains calculators and programs that supplement the LEED®green building certification program requirements to yield evengreater environmental benefits
Sustainable Preservation makes a compelling argument thatpreservation and sustainability don't just protect the environment,but deliver a full range of societal benefits, from job creation tostronger social connection.
On the Cover: Trinity Church in Boston: Under theleadership of Jean Carroon, Goody Clancy recently completedrestoration and expansion of H.H. Richardson's 1877 masterpiece,Trinity Church. Significant environmental aspects include a newbelow-grade assembly space that incorporates the structure'smassive stone piers; installation of ground-source heat pumps thatdramatically reduce heating and cooling requirements; completeon-site management of all stormwater; and full use of local,recycled, and low-VOC materials.


Titel: Sustainable Preservation
Autoren/Herausgeber: Jean Carroon
Weitere Mitwirkende: Richard Moe
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9780470882153

Seitenzahl: 416
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

JEAN CARROON, FAIA, LEED AP, leads Goody Clancy's highly regarded preservation practice, based in Boston. She has earned national recognition for her expertise in applying sustainable-design technology to historic buildings, including more than a dozen National Historic Landmarks. She has directed the adaptive reuse and preservation of signature buildings in a broad range of sectors, including educational, civic, and cultural projects for clients such as Harvard University and the National Park Service. Carroon has been overseeing renovation of more than fifty historic structures on the St. Elizabeth's West Campus in Washington, D.C., which will become the home of the Department of Homeland Security. A member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation Sustainability Coalition and the Advisory Group of the AIA Historic Resources Committee, she helped draft the Pocantico Proclamation on Sustainability and Historic Preservation. - Newsletter
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