Books


Book: Freiburg Green City

2015.02.23

Freiburg is one of the 55 cities from around the world that have been invited to present concepts relating the subject “Better City – Better Life” at the Expo 2010 in Shanghai. In the past few decades Freiburg has earned an international reputation for its commitment to socially and ecologically sustainable urban development. This book offers a view of what has been achieved so far in this ecosolar capital of Germany and what milestones are still to be reached along the way to the Green City of the future.

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Book: The Five Finger Principle

2015.01.15

For the architect Wolfgang Frey, the five principles of sustainability relate to ecology, economy, society, vision, and motivation. With his five finger principle, Frey demonstrates the necessity of taking a holistic approach to socially and ecologically sustainable urban development. In his book The Five Finger Principle, Frey describes and illustrates the principles of sustainable architecture using a wealth of real-world examples.

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