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Geologic Materials

Elizabeth M. Golden

Elizabeth M. Golden is a registered architect in the United States and in Germany. She has contributed her expertise to the design and construction of the Gohar Khatoon Girls’ School, the largest institution of its kind in Afghanistan, and to Niamey 2000, an urban housing proposal for the rapidly expanding capital of Niger. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, she teaches courses focused on design, materials, and building technology, with an emphasis on sustainable systems. She is also co-director of the Philippines Bamboo Workshop. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building from Tradition : Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

Routledge, 2018

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... Geologic Materials . Mud brick ice house in Iran. period. This newfound material formed the basis Earth is an essential resource: the Urstoff, for sedentary living, and its malleable qualities or primary matter, of human existence...

Primitive to Performative

Elizabeth M. Golden

Elizabeth M. Golden is a registered architect in the United States and in Germany. She has contributed her expertise to the design and construction of the Gohar Khatoon Girls’ School, the largest institution of its kind in Afghanistan, and to Niamey 2000, an urban housing proposal for the rapidly expanding capital of Niger. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, she teaches courses focused on design, materials, and building technology, with an emphasis on sustainable systems. She is also co-director of the Philippines Bamboo Workshop. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building from Tradition : Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

Routledge, 2018

Book chapter

... Primitive to Performative .1 Earthquake-resistant construction at the Aknaibich Preschool. properties intrinsic to their fundamental origins. ceramic tiles. Here, the inevitable has been allowed Builders often capitalized...

Local Engagement

Elizabeth M. Golden

Elizabeth M. Golden is a registered architect in the United States and in Germany. She has contributed her expertise to the design and construction of the Gohar Khatoon Girls’ School, the largest institution of its kind in Afghanistan, and to Niamey 2000, an urban housing proposal for the rapidly expanding capital of Niger. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, she teaches courses focused on design, materials, and building technology, with an emphasis on sustainable systems. She is also co-director of the Philippines Bamboo Workshop. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building from Tradition : Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

Routledge, 2018

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... Local Engagement .1 Members of the Women’s Opportunity Center construction team. standardization and mass production of building (or reintroducing) practices that capitalize on a components has resulted in great benefits...

Bespoke to Standardized

Elizabeth M. Golden

Elizabeth M. Golden is a registered architect in the United States and in Germany. She has contributed her expertise to the design and construction of the Gohar Khatoon Girls’ School, the largest institution of its kind in Afghanistan, and to Niamey 2000, an urban housing proposal for the rapidly expanding capital of Niger. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, she teaches courses focused on design, materials, and building technology, with an emphasis on sustainable systems. She is also co-director of the Philippines Bamboo Workshop. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building from Tradition : Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

Routledge, 2018

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... Bespoke to .1 Prefabricated rammed earth panels at the Ricola Kräuterzentrum. place than an assembled product, created by craftsmanship. Over time, these methods could not global supply chain logistics and manufacturing compete...

Reducing Embodied Energy Through Retrofit: How Can Embodied Energy Be Saved With Retrofitting Existing Buildings?

John Cole

John Cole is Professor and Director of the Australian Centre for Sustainable Business and Development, University of Southern Queensland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sattar Sattary

Sattar Sattary has studied and worked in the environmental architecture area (construction process impact, carbon metric of construction sites, optimum embodied energy) and sustainability area since 2002 in Australia. He is an accredited professional member of Green Globe 2004, Green Building Council since 2008, participating in developing green tools for Green Globe, Water Theme Park, Memorial Park, Aquatic Centre and most recently working with Australian Green Infrastructure Council (AGIC). Prior to this he held an academic post at the National University in Iran. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings : Warm Climates

Routledge, 2013

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... REDUCING EMBODIED ENERGY THROUGH RETROFIT How can embodied energy be saved with retrofitting existing buildings? John Cole and Sattar Sattary Greenhouse gas emissions associated with the buildings in which we live and work are a major...