5.1 Sustainable practices in Japan

5.1 Sustainable practices in Japan

5.1.Japan-map-of-country-with-bullet-train – Introduction to Japan and sustainable practices Japan seems to be a country of juxtaposition and contradiction. A profound love of nature coexists with an equally deep love of technology. Both loves are rooted in a...
5.5-5.7 Sustainable building materials in Japan

5.5-5.7 Sustainable building materials in Japan

5.5-japan-2-horizontal-with-figure – sustainable building materials – Highlights Relevant to Sustainable Design: The figure outline in this image is for scale to illustrate the size of the fold-out field drawing. The descriptions of certain key elements...
5.8 Sustainable definition across Japan

5.8 Sustainable definition across Japan

5.8-japan-2-detail-a Highlights Relevant to Sustainable Design: Local material use reduces transportation costs and pollution from fossil fuels. The stone wall illustrated here is comprised of multiple-sized stones. Notice that the stones are skillfully pieced...