Essays and Viewpoint
Forty years of environmentally conscious building technology design
- Architectural Technology,
- Environmental design,
How to Cite
Matteoli, L., & Peretti, G. (2013). Forty years of environmentally conscious building technology design. TECHNE - Journal of Technology for Architecture and Environment, (5), 35–43. https://doi.org/10.13128/Techne-12799
AbstractThis short essay analyzes the environmental approach throughout the history of Architectural Technology, starting from building details up to the present attention to the smart city, land maintenance and urban retrofit, seen as complex research activities, political strategies, design and entrepreneurial actions which have the scope to transform present day urban crusts into organic textures, climatologically consistent, reactive, user-friendly, efficient and with a low environmental impact. The exercise identifies some research and teaching trends for Architectural Technology in order to promote debate and the analysis of the historical perspective and present situation of the discipline.
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