1.964 | Fall 2006 | Graduate
Design for Sustainability

Readings

Chaturvedi, Swati, and John Ochsendorf. “Global Environmental Impacts due to Cement and Steel.” Structural Engineering International (August 2004).

Dholakia, R., and M. Wackernagel. “Ecological Footprint Accounts: Moving Sustainability from Concept to Measurable Goal.” Oakland: Redefining Progress (October 1999).

Ford, Edward. “The Theory and Practice of Impermanence.” Harvard Design Magazine 3 (Fall 1997). (PDF)

Hawken, Paul, Amory Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins. “Building Blocks.” Chapter 5 in Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1999. ISBN: 0316353167.

ISO: 14040 “Environmental management — Life Cycle Assessment — Principles and Framework.” Geneva: ISO, 1997.

LEED. “Building Rating System for New Construction and Major Renovations.” Version 2.1. U.S. Green Building Council, 2002. (PDF)

Matos, G., and L. Wagner. “Consumption of Materials in the United States, 1900-1995.” Annual Review of Energy and the Environment 23 (November 1998).

Meadows, Donella H., Jorgen Randers, and Dennis L. Meadows. “Author’s Preface” and “Overshoot.” Chapter 1 in Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update. White River Jct.: Chelsea Green Publishing Company, June 1, 2004. ISBN: 193149858X.

Ochsendorf, J. “Sustainable Structural Design: Lessons from History.” Structural Engineering International (August 2004).

Womack, James P., and Daniel T. Jones. “The Value Stream.” Chapter 2 in Lean Thinking. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, September 9, 1996. ISBN: 0684810352.

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