Toward a new regionalism; environmental architecture in the Pacific Northwest.0295984945
Toward a new regionalism re·gion·al·ism
a. Political division of an area into partially autonomous regions.
b. Advocacy of such a political system.
2. Loyalty to the interests of a particular region.
3. ; environmental architecture in the Pacific Northwest.
Miller, David E.
U. of Washington Washington, town, England
Washington, town (1991 pop. 48,856), Sunderland metropolitan district, NE England. Washington was designated one of the new towns in 1964 to alleviate overpopulation in the Tyneside-Wearside area. Pr.
Sustainable design solutions from the Pacific Northwest
Miller (architecture, U. of Washington) gives plenty of examples of sustainable engineering and architecture practice, but he also allows for the spirit of the Northwest, informed by the trees, rain, rugged landscape, and sense of pioneering, to come through in his choices. Miller describes the conditions of regionalism in architecture, gives a brief history of sustainable design in the Northwest and its environmental strategies of earth, wind, water and fire, and gives examples of site-building through ecological ecological
emanating from or pertaining to ecology.
the state of balance in an ecosystem when its inhabitants have established their permanent relationships with each planning, light construction resources in conserving con·serve
v. con·served, con·serv·ing, con·serves
a. To protect from loss or harm; preserve: building, climate-controlled enclosures, and uses of integrated technology and materials. He also gives project information for the examples and a glossary A term used by Microsoft Word and adopted by other word processors for the list of shorthand, keyboard macros created by a particular user. See glossaries in this publication and The Computer Glossary. of terms that may be new to other regions.
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