Building Climate: From Now to Net Zero. An Encyclopeadia on Architecture, Landscape Architecture
and Spatial Planning
Andres Herzog, Rahel Marti
Edition Hochparterre, 2022
Buildings cause around a third of carbon emissions in Switzerland, while internationally the amount can be even more. ‘Building Climate’ shows how to plan and build in a climate-friendly way, from spatial planning to architecture and landscape design. With more than 60 clear and concrete tips, it offers tools for architects seeking to achieve net zero. The texts are concise and written in such a way that everyone can learn something new, regardless of whether they are professionals or not. The book is intended to explain, arouse curiosity, reveal solutions, and remove the perceived hurdles on the way to net zero – a reminder of the importance of building for the future of our planet.