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Zero degrees of separation: Adapting architecture to climate change
(Uganda Martyrs University, 2017-06-19)
It is widely acknowledged that buildings contribute a considerable proportion of global GHG emissions in their construction and use, making them a key contributor to global climate change. It is however the case that only ...
Embodied energy of the common wood fired brick.
(The Architectural Science Association, 2017)
With calls for environmentally conscious building design and construction on the increase across East Africa, the need to better appreciate the environmental credentials of commonly used materials has become a priority.Lack ...
Architecture and Urbanism in the Global South
As we enter the second decade of the current millennium, we find ourselves in a world where the majority of humanity resides in urban areas. As urbanisation continues, we can pose questions about the future of these urban ...
Best Practice in Environmental and Sustainable Architecture
Sustainability as a concept has been around for centuries. Writing by Vitruvius over two millennia ago emphasised the need to harmonise architecture with nature. (Vitruvius 1914) Throughout the ancient world – in Africa ...
Beyond Rule of Thumb: Kindling Environmental Design Education in East Africa
(The Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Australia, 2013)
Acknowledging the importance and relevance of Environ-mental Sustainable Design (ESD) has kindled a shift in contemporary architecture education, with schools of architecture incorporate ESD as components of programmes: ...