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Reaching for the stars

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Owen, CM, Reaching for the stars, Architecture Australia, 95, (6) pp. 113-116. ISSN 0003-8725 (2006) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]


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Abstract

The last decade has seen an almost meteoric rise in the range, sophistication and prominence of environmental rating tools for building developments. In line with the general move from energy efficiency to a more comprehensive and integrated understanding of "sustainability", the trend within environmental rating tools is to provide a similarly complex assessment of environmental impacts within one framework, resulting in a single-point indicator. Two other trends can be identified within environmental rating tools: firstly, a focus on quantifiable outcomes; and secondly, a convergence of criteria and methodology.

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Architecture
Research Field:Architecture not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Objective Field:Environmental Education and Awareness
Author:Owen, CM (Dr Ceridwen Owen)
ID Code:46511
Year Published:2006
Deposited By:Architecture
Deposited On:2007-08-24
Last Modified:2012-03-30
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