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Thursday, September 8, 2011

Reading list for quiz 1.

Link to Word doc

UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA)
Environmental Design Program (ENDS)

ENDS 221: DESIGN - Sustainability by Design. Making our Cities Healthy for Humans and Other Living Things.
Professor Patrick M. Condon       

Fall 2011,  Tuesday/Thursday, 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Rm. 222,  West Mall Swing Space Classroom Building, 2175 West Mall

Reading list for quiz one:

1.    Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities. Chapters 1 - 4.

2.    100 Cities Ranked in Accordance with Greenhouse Gas Emissions http://sageinsight.wordpress.com/2011/02/01/100-cities-ranked-according-to-greenhouse-gas-emissions/  (use this link as a pathway to downloading from library. As student you have right to this article for free using library portal but direct link cannot be provided here)


4.  No. 6 - The Case for the Tram: Learning from Portland 
Patrick M. Condon, Sigrid Gruenberger, Marta Klaptocz  

8.   Sustainability by Design: A Vision for a Region of 4 Million
Design Centre for Sustainability, The University of British Columbia. Entire, including appendix.

9.   World Poplulation to 2300. Sections 1 - 5. https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B0WWDAVvOPcoNDY5YTk0MjktYmZlOC00NmEyLThiYzYtMzk3ZDdiODIzY2Q3&hl=en_US. Note, this is a dense but fascinating and crucial look into our future on this planet. You should retain the main points and familiarize yourself with the projections so you can recount them in general terms. You are not responsible for remembering all the detailed data contained.  

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