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Green building and the Least Developed Regions

Peter Ozolins

Peter Ozolins, PhD established his architectural practice (www.peterozolinsarchitect.com) in 1998 after more than 20 years’ experience as an architect in Africa, the Middle East and the U.S. During a 9 year residence in Madagascar and Tanzania he designed education and health-related projects for a variety of non-governmental organizations. He has also done consulting work for USAID, UNESCO and NGO's in various African countries, Iraq and Nepal. His U.S.-based work includes university, commercial and residential projects as well as continued overseas work. Peter Ozolins earned his PhD from Virginia Tech in Environmental Design and Planning, is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is a LEED accredited professional with the US Green Building Council. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainability and Scarcity : A handbook for green design and construction in developing countries

Roudlege, 2015

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... Developed Regions SUSTAINABILITY AND GREEN BUILDING Just what does the well-used word ‘sustainability’ mean, and how does it relate to notions of green building? In 1986, Robert Repetto, noted economist and Yale University professor...

Green building issues in the Least Developed Regions

Peter Ozolins

Peter Ozolins, PhD established his architectural practice (www.peterozolinsarchitect.com) in 1998 after more than 20 years’ experience as an architect in Africa, the Middle East and the U.S. During a 9 year residence in Madagascar and Tanzania he designed education and health-related projects for a variety of non-governmental organizations. He has also done consulting work for USAID, UNESCO and NGO's in various African countries, Iraq and Nepal. His U.S.-based work includes university, commercial and residential projects as well as continued overseas work. Peter Ozolins earned his PhD from Virginia Tech in Environmental Design and Planning, is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is a LEED accredited professional with the US Green Building Council. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainability and Scarcity : A handbook for green design and construction in developing countries

Roudlege, 2015

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... Least Developed Regions While there are overarching and unifying themes that underlie all considerations of sustainability and the built environment, an individual intervention must address the specifics of place and time in order...

Social Anthropology and the House Societies of Lévi-Strauss

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...1 With the influence of the work of Claude Lévi-Strauss, architecture begins to reassume a central significance in the understanding of human societies through his concept of “house societies.” This chapter will examine Lévi-Strauss...

Consumption Studies and the Home

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...1 In the postwar period, consumption-oriented approaches emerged with particular force. This large body of literature on consumption studies and the home emerged predominantly from an intersection of Marxist analysis, feminist critique...

Green building strategies for the Least Developed Regions

Peter Ozolins

Peter Ozolins, PhD established his architectural practice (www.peterozolinsarchitect.com) in 1998 after more than 20 years’ experience as an architect in Africa, the Middle East and the U.S. During a 9 year residence in Madagascar and Tanzania he designed education and health-related projects for a variety of non-governmental organizations. He has also done consulting work for USAID, UNESCO and NGO's in various African countries, Iraq and Nepal. His U.S.-based work includes university, commercial and residential projects as well as continued overseas work. Peter Ozolins earned his PhD from Virginia Tech in Environmental Design and Planning, is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is a LEED accredited professional with the US Green Building Council. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainability and Scarcity : A handbook for green design and construction in developing countries

Roudlege, 2015

Book chapter

... the Least Developed Regions APPROPRIATE GREEN BUILDING STRATEGIES In order to be sustainable, a building designed for and built in the LDR context must respond to the critical issues of sustainability that apply there. While many issues...

Case studies

Peter Ozolins

Peter Ozolins, PhD established his architectural practice (www.peterozolinsarchitect.com) in 1998 after more than 20 years’ experience as an architect in Africa, the Middle East and the U.S. During a 9 year residence in Madagascar and Tanzania he designed education and health-related projects for a variety of non-governmental organizations. He has also done consulting work for USAID, UNESCO and NGO's in various African countries, Iraq and Nepal. His U.S.-based work includes university, commercial and residential projects as well as continued overseas work. Peter Ozolins earned his PhD from Virginia Tech in Environmental Design and Planning, is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is a LEED accredited professional with the US Green Building Council. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainability and Scarcity : A handbook for green design and construction in developing countries

Roudlege, 2015

Book chapter

... Chapter 4: Case studies PURPOSE AND UTILITY The importance of these case studies is not that they are the best exemplars of green building in the LDR context but that, through them, the issues and oppor- tunities of sustainability can...