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  • Clement, Lorn; Lewis, Katrina; Kingery-Page, Katie (Kansas State Unviersity. College of Architecture, Planning & Design, 2012)
    Low-energy housing is defined as housing that conserves both source (energy used off-site) and site energy through a variety of strategies, including a reduction in the use of purchased energy and conscious use of materials ...
  • Kern, Kelsey (Kansas State University, 2009)
    The growth of Central Florida led to the planning of a Central Florida commuter rail and a larger interest in designing communities with the environment as a priority. A site suitable for sustainable development is located ...
  • Hyung-Chan, Kim; Hwang, Joyce H. (2009)
    According to the sustainable passive solar design theory, design factors including building orientation, size of window, and location of window are related to energy consumption. Based on this theory, design factors such ...
  • Cassias, Casey (Kansas State University, 2009)
  • Gabbard, Todd; Coates, Gary (Kansas State University, 2009)
    On May 4, 2007 an EF5 tornado, nearly two miles wide and packing winds of up to 205 miles per hour, cut a swath through Greensburg, KS, leveling 95% of the town’s buildings and leaving the rest of them uninhabitable. ...
  • Martell, Natalie (Kansas State University, 2013)
    As urban populations continue to grow, parks will become a critical component to creating and sustaining healthy cities. A review of literature related to landscape performance and 21st century parks reveals a paradigm ...
  • Hanlon, Bill (Kansas State University, 2010)
    Local governments, counties, and regional planning entities throughout the US have been developing new strategies and implementation plans for sustainability. Sustainability planning often integrates areas such as green ...
  • Griswold, Wendy; Anderson, Barbara G (Kansas State University, 2010)
    In a profession that holds the power to create and modify the built environment, interior designers have an obligation and responsibility to meet the needs of the present without compromising the quality of life for future ...
  • Coates, Gary J.; Hanlon, Bill (Kansas State University, 2010)
    Buildings and the built environment have major resource impacts throughout their lifetimes. Much of the sustainability movement has focused on how to design, construct, and manage the built environment in ways that minimize ...