Construction Ecology and Metabolism

Construction Ecology and Metabolism

Construction Ecology and Metabolism examines the application of principles derived from nature to the design and construction of the human built environment. Readings from ecology, construction ecology, and sustainable design are used to examine the potential for creating a built environment that is as resilient, adaptable, and diverse as ecological systems. Additionally the potential for developing a synergistic relationship between human and natural systems is studied.

Module 7: Industrial Ecology and the Built Environment

Read:

Chapter 7: Construction Ecology (CE)
Industrial Ecology and The Built Environment, Iddo K. Wernick

Scan:

Materialization and Dematerialization: Measures and Trends, I. Wernick, R. Herman, S. Govind, and J. Ausubel, 1996

The Sustainable Process Index: A New Dimension in Ecological Evaluationn, C. Krotschek and M. Narodoslawsky, 1995

View:

Industrial Ecology and The Built Environment (PP)

Visit Websites:

WWW Virtual Library – Environment . http://www.earthsystems.org/virtuallibrary/index.html

General Technology . http://www.aleph.se/Trans/Tech/General/

Assignment:

Respond to the questions below using a minimum of 500 words and submit in the box in Module 7 Assignment in Assignments.

1- Wernick is especially concerned with land use as a measure of the ecological viability of the built environment. How do the concepts of ecological footprint, ecological rucksack, and the Sustainable Process Index contribute to decisions about construction?

2- Find an example of dematerialization in action in construction industry. Describe the process and discuss perceptions of benefits and difficulties associated with its implementation.

Syllabus,
Reading Directions – Each assignment will indicate to either Read, Scan, View, or Visit Internet Sites. Below are descriptions of meetings.

Read: it is intended that you gain a thorough understanding of the book, paper, or other material.

Scan: obtain a cursory understanding or familiarity with the subject matter of the assignment.

View: means that the student should page through the PowerPoint lecture.

Visit Internet Sites: you are responsible for becoming generally familiar with the issues and current activities of the organizations at these sites.

The following are the abbreviations corresponding to the major reading assignments:

TEXTBOOKS

(1) Construction Ecology: Nature as the Basis for Green Building , C. Kibert, J. Sendzimir, and G. Guy, Eds., London: Spon Press, 2002. Available from amazon.com or the publisher.

(2) Online access to the EBN Archives , Environmental Building News.
. All references must be fully specified at the end of each assignment and keyed into the written text by author, year, and page number(s) if the citation is a book. Spelling and grammar are also subject to evaluation and will be considered in the grading of the assignments.

FORMAT FOR ASSIGNMENTS

The format for submitted assignment citations and references are listed below. For guidance, at least 50% of the references must be from journal sources and no more than 50% of these may be internet references. The following are some basic directions for citing references in your paper. Note that citations refer to showing the source of information within the paper itself. References are the list of sources for citations in the paper and are located at the end of the paper, in alphabetical order. Additional information can be found at APA Style Essentials
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