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Building Codes for a Small Planet

David Eisenberg discusses the impacts of construction and development on the environment. Some of his examples will surprise you.

Length: 6:00
Produced By: 5th World Networking & Multimedia

In this clip from the DVD, Building Codes for a Small Planet, David Eisenberg advocates for the building code community to adopt a set of principles moderating the negative impacts of construction and development. A good initial principle, Eisenberg suggests, is that “buildings should do no harm.”

To learn more about Eisenberg’s work or to purchase his DVD visit the Development Center for Appropriate Technology.

Produced for the Web by: Michael Dobsevage

From Fine Homebuilding187 (Houses)
July 1, 2007