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Integrating Waste Management into the Architectural Pedagogy: Modularity and the Solar Decathlon

dc.contributor.advisorGardner, Amyen_US
dc.contributor.authorMorris, John Edwarden_US
dc.description.abstractThroughout our time in architecture school, hours are spent studying sustainability and green design. The concern will always be that these are just studies, not real life situations, and many constraints can be ignored in academia. Studio culture does, however, provide a test bed for new ideas in sustainability, first realizing that it can not be invented overnight but instead is born from the marriage of tradition and convention and blended with modernity. These are important issues in reducing waste on the front end of a design, not in the final stages. Bean counting such as LEED© does not lead to green design, but rather sustainability must be considered holistically from the beginning in dimensioning, material selection, and construction method. The 2007 Solar Decathlon provided an excellent case study to test this idea of sustainability through integration into studio culture, and the marriage of conventional and modern methods.en_US
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dc.titleIntegrating Waste Management into the Architectural Pedagogy: Modularity and the Solar Decathlonen_US
dc.contributor.publisherDigital Repository at the University of Marylanden_US
dc.contributor.publisherUniversity of Maryland (College Park, Md.)en_US
dc.subject.pquncontrolledsolar decathlonen_US
dc.subject.pquncontrolledjohn morrisen_US
dc.subject.pquncontrolledconstruction wasteen_US

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