With the emergence of sick building syndrome in the 1970s and the emphasis on LEED standards today, many interior designers are becoming interested in the topics of health and sustainability.
Health, Sustainability, and the Built Environment examines the concept of sustainability as it pertains to sustaining human health.
By analyzing the many ways that humans interact with the built environment, the text teaches students how to identify both the positive and negative effects that their designs can have on the health of the occupants.
Features-- Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom-- PowerPoint(r) Presentation illustrate key concepts from the book and provide the basis for classroom lectures and discussions for each chapter; compatible with PC and Mac platform
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 400 pages, colour illustrations
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 01/12/2008
- Category: Environmentally-friendly architecture & design
- ISBN: 9781563675256