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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

Book chapter

... 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

Book chapter

... 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...

Rural architectural heritage

Dewey Thorbeck

After obtaining his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Minnesota and Master of Architecture from Yale University, Dewey Thorbeck won a Rome Prize Fellowship and studied in Italy for two years. The recipient of a number of architectural design awards, he is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and past president of AIA Minnesota. Thorbeck is an adjunct full professor of architecture at the University of Minnesota and founder of the Center for Rural Design. Currently he is a Senior Research Fellow with the Minnesota Design Center in the College of Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture and Agriculture : A rural design guide

Routledge, 2017

Book chapter

... Rural architectural heritage When mankind first developed the skills to grow plants and raise animals for food and fiber, a revolutionary change in human settlement took place. With the advent of farming an entirely new way of life...

Business and cultural spaces

Design for the Changing Educational Landscape : Space, Place and the Future of Learning

Routledge, 2014

Book chapter

... Business and cultural spaces introduction Custom-built spaces do, of course, exist: innovation centres and knowledge transfer spaces, simulation-based learning for precise Third stream learning spaces can be loosely, but usefully...

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...

Africa, 1830–1914

Edward Denison

Edward Denison is an independent architectural historian, writer and photographer, and also Associate Professor in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In the mid-nineteenth century, much of Africa appeared mysterious and unknown to the rest of the world. Various colonial powers had settled around its coastal periphery, conspicuous by their alien constructions – forts, warehouses...

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...