By Robert A. Young,Carl Elefante
Young starts off by means of describing how historical maintenance within the usa, frequently ignored as a result of the primary specialize in new building, is absolutely a major sustainable layout procedure. He then examines the social, environmental, and monetary merits of preservation—from the societal worth of reusing present constructions to monetary incentives to be had for rehabilitation. younger concludes with insights into the way forward for reusing structures as a sustainability strategy. He additionally offers numerous informative appendices, including a word list of key phrases and acronyms and suggestions for extra reading.
Readers turns into conversant in crucial terminology; sustainability and historical maintenance metrics; govt oversight strategies; and possibilities for shrewdpermanent progress afforded via rehabilitation. this information is vital to retaining the earlier whereas construction a sustainable future.
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Stewardship of the Built Environment: Sustainability, Preservation, and Reuse (Metropolitan Planning + Design) by Robert A. Young,Carl Elefante