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Sustainability & Historic Preservation: Toward a Holistic View Richard Longstreth

Sustainability & Historic Preservation: Toward a Holistic View

Richard Longstreth

Published February 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781461662709
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136 pages
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Sustainability and Historic Preservation: Towards a Holistic View broadens the horizons of the mushrooming drive to correlate the objectives of these two spheres. To date, discussions of the relationship between historic preservation andMoreSustainability and Historic Preservation: Towards a Holistic View broadens the horizons of the mushrooming drive to correlate the objectives of these two spheres. To date, discussions of the relationship between historic preservation and sustainability have generally focused on the energy consumption of buildings. The nine chapters in this book show how that agenda can and should be expanded by examining many other facets of the environment, including agricultural lands, urban waterworks, irrigation systems, natural settings, an arboretum, and post?World War II suburbs.