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Constructing GreenThe Social Structures of Sustainability$
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Rebecca L. Henn and Andrew J. Hoffman

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780262019415

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.001.0001

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LEED, Collaborative Rationality, and Green Building Public Policy

LEED, Collaborative Rationality, and Green Building Public Policy

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(p.57) 3 LEED, Collaborative Rationality, and Green Building Public Policy
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Constructing Green
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Nicholas B. Rajkovich

Alison G. Kwok

Larissa Larsen

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.003.0003

This chapter discusses how use of the US Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED rating system promotes collaboration during design, construction, and operations. This new type of practice—defined less by hierarchical, long-term patterns of routine behavior, or linear decision making—recognizes a diversity of interests, and the interdependence of design decisions, which leads to the innovation necessary to achieve a high-performance green building. The LEED rating system is not a panacea as this chapter aims to show. The chapter begins by describing the emblematic case of the Adam Joseph Lewis Center at Oberlin College in Ohio.

Keywords:   USGBC, LEED rating system, Adam Joseph Lewis Center, design decisions

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