sustainable standarization of urban design

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sustainable standarization of urban design

Postby erjavi » Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:37 pm

Please, try find sustainable solutions to the following eco-equation applied to sustainable urbanism:

The solar equation that support our daily food and too the general welfare shows some unknown parameters.

Ground parameters

- 90% of solar energy is lost when the herbivorous eat grass or plants

- 90% of solar energy of the herbirous is lost when carnivorous eat herbivorous

- Probably 90% of soil microorganismo is lost when we use quimics agents in agriculture.

- 100% of plants descendents are lost when we use transgenics seeds.

- Probably between 90% -100% of plants supervivence possibilities fall in case of moderate or strong climatic changes if we use intensive quimics os transgenic in agriculture.

Aerial parameters

- Maybe 20% of agriculture lands change of GPS position in case of serious climatic changes.

Underground parameters

- 50% of fossil energies(oil, gas, coal) are lost in the process of transformation, transmisión and distribution itself.

- A % of the other 50% is lost in transform ground parameters

- A really higher % part if that last 50% is majority lost transporting only one person per car, even in very short distances.

Welfare - Everywhere parameters

- Around a 60%? of economic growth of industrial countries (OCDE) is not yet payed, nobody did it, still is a “virtual” richness, the public debt is growing and grows more with each new overconsum crisis, 9 in practically the last century; before was aproximately only one per generation, usually solved with hunger, poverty and emigration. And even wars?

- The previous industrial growth was made with a % of efficacy similar almost in 100% to that described in preceding parameters.

- The % of global savings tends to descend sharply because the World consume economic class population will grow around 2000000000 people more in the next 20 years, from around 1000000000 now.

- The biggest part of the rest of humanity now lives with less % of maneuver opportunities.

If total result tends to 0, error

See answers in next page.


1) Partial answers:

“The true standarization must be used and developed in the sense that the part standarized itself with the natural resources have together qualities which result in the higher number of combinations possible.

Once I asserted that the best comité of standarization was the own nature; but in nature standarization appears, majority and almost exclusively, in it´s more smaller units, cells. And that gives like result millions of elastic combinations without any formalismo. What is more, this reality gives origin to an enormous abundante of organic growing forms, and ever changeables… (i.e. the architectonic standarization must follow the same way)…

Author: unknown too (sic). Source: Just part of a conference readed in “Conference of Nordic Construction in Oslo ”, 1938, published in Ark , 1938.

In spanish, (http://- forum abuse -/basarte/influencia.htm )

2) Partial answers:

In spanish, , Sustainable landscaping section (paisajismo sostenible), Project Llley

3) Other answers?:

In spanish, , Literature section.

4) Please, who wants give more answers?

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a proposal for discussion at class

Postby erjavi » Mon May 11, 2009 5:13 am

Sorry, the unknown architect is Alvar Aalto, I did not have time till now for know it.
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