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Biodiversity for Low and Zero Carbon Buildings: A Technical Guide for New Build
Publisher: RIBA Publishing
Date Published: Mar 2010
Stock Code: 70194
The built environment has the potential to have a major impact on biodiversity, not least with the increasingly demanding requirements to design more energy efficient and airtight buildings, leaving less space for species to inhabit. Up until the publication of this book, there was no one place where architects, developers, consultant ecologists, and all those involved in low and zero carbon buildings could find out about how to incorporate provision for biodiversity within their developments.
In this groundbreaking book, author Dr Carol Williams has specially commissioned architects to produce some much needed model designs and practical guidance for the industry. The book also provides a useful summary of all the legislation and regulations relating to biodiversity and sustainable construction in the UK.
The built environment has the potential to have a major impact on biodiversity, not least with the increasingly demanding requirements to design...
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