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Climate change portraits: Wolfgang Frey

11-24-2011 15:18 BJT

World famous German designer Wolfgang Frey has developed a strategy for sustainable architecture and urban planning: the five-finger principle. Ecology, economy, society, creative drive and incentive: for architect, these are the five principles behind sustainability.

Wolfgang Frey

He makes it clear that an isolated consideration of the individual aspects is insufficient and that instead, an integral approach to planning is needed in order to build in a manner that is ecologically, economically and socially sustainable. In his book, Das Fünf-Finger-Prinzip (The Five Finger Principle), Frey describes and illustrates the principles of sustainable architecture using many practical ecological examples from the solar capital, Freiburg.

Editor:Zhang Hao |Source: CNTV.CN

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