Convergence: an Architectural Agenda for Energy
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $180.00|
| Book Description: |
Convergenceis based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. No matter how paradoxical it might initially seem, architects should maximize energy intake, maximize energy use, and maximize energy feedback and reinforcement. This presumes that the necessary excess of architecture is in fact an architect's greatest asset when it comes to an agenda for energy, not a liability.
But how do we start to understand the full...