Advancing Education for Sustainability: Teaching the Concepts of Sustainable Building to All Students

This document explores the critical role of the built environment in educating all students about sustainability. It provides a set of core sustainable building concepts, examples of institutions that are successfully teaching their students about sustainability, and recommends steps that higher education institutions could take to provide all students with the knowledge and skills to create a just and sustainable future. The paper also provides a rich appendix of resources that will enable faculty and administrators to take action on this important issue.

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This document explores the critical role of the built environment in educating all students about sustainability. It provides a set of core sustainable building concepts, examples of institutions that are successfully teaching their students about sustainability, and recommends steps that higher education institutions could take to provide all students with the knowledge and skills to create a just and sustainable future. The paper also provides a rich appendix of resources that will enable faculty and administrators to take action on this important issue.

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Keyword Green Building, Sustainability
Date Of Record Creation 2019-01-26 19:50:21
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Date Last Modified 8/1/2014 13:39
Language English
Date Record Checked: 8/1/2014 13:36 (W3C-DTF)

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