TITLE

The Zero Effect

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Architectural Record;Mar2007, Vol. 195 Issue 3, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a look at the role of architecture in eliminating carbon dioxide emissions. It mentions the sustainable urban design redevelopment plan developed by Bert Gregory, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Mithun. It discusses concerns related to the energy consumption and production in buildings. The article also highlights the actions taken by companies and associations to prevent carbon dioxide emissions.
ACCESSION #
24455971

 

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