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When clients express vague goals like wanting their new building to be “green” or “healthy,” the team is often left with little idea of what they actually mean.
The stories and tools discussed here will help you:
engage the client to tease out more specific goals
provide educational materials to help clients make decisions
AIA Committee on the Environment have launched the Top Ten Toolkit, a best-practice design guide based on the criteria for the COTE Top Ten awards.
The GSA says energy, water, and waste were all lower in high-performance buildings.
A new book offers practical guidance on how to foster a culture of meaningful collaboration.
What should green buildings look like? The Shape of Green breaks new ground with a framework for exploring that elusive question.
This book from 7Group and Bill Reed focuses on reworking the design process to feed all of the interconnected needs of green buildings.