Getting Real About Green Building

Neil Chambers talks about his new book, Urban Green: Architecture for the Future. He says that "[w]e are basically still dealing with water, energy, and buildings the same way we were 150 years ago."
August 26, 2011, 7am PDT | Tim Halbur
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In the interview, Chambers wants to be sure he doesn't come across as "...anti-green, because I'm not. But the current green building industry is only addressing a small percentage of the problems. In fact, dealing with climate change and energy efficiency is like polishing the silverware as the Titanic sinks. That may sound crazy to anyone within the green building movement.

But the truth is that climate change and many other issues would disappear if we adhered to the ecological principles that govern nature and ecosystems."

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Published on Thursday, August 25, 2011 in ASLA's The Dirt blog
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