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Sustainability of New Work Practises and Building Concepts [chapter]

Niklaus Kohler
1998 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The question of the necessity of new buildings and the possible development of virtual buildings is discussed in relation with sustainable development.  ...  New forms of communication and co-operation do not have the same environmental impact pattern as current forms of work.  ...  The necessity of new building types for new work practises is analysed and different building concepts are discussed.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-69706-3_16 fatcat:o4ppqrjjnfbspf2xwh2cehsxii

Social Dimension of Sustainability in CSR Standards

Marek Szczuka
2015 Procedia Manufacturing  
In terms of enterprise conception affects creating relations with employees, level of confidence building and implementing voluntary actions such as allowing personal growth and proving timely and proportional  ...  Sustainable development is a part of strategy of modern company. The idea of this conception establishes business activity due to social, environment and economic benefits.  ...  Important factor is also new methodology of phenomenon observation and its dimensions harmonization.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2015.07.587 fatcat:7xop7qy2prfonazhgnylahvbee

Sustainable Practices for Existing Building: Perspective of Local Authorities in Malaysia

Nurul Faizah Hamzah, Mohamad Sufian Hasim
2018 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
Adoption of sustainable practices in existing buildings specifically building owned by the government is a sign of sustainable commitment being practised and cultivates the appropriate approach.  ...  The progressive growth off building stocks over a period should not be ignored, because the implications have already affected the environment, economy and social aspect of the sustainable goal.  ...  In addition, the usage of cooling tower (Das et al., 2015; Works, 2009) , install new technologies (Joustra, 2010; Works, 2009) , practice plumbing maintenance (Works, 2009) and Green Roof also enable  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v8-i8/4627 fatcat:5mubwdussbhbngq3foczxa6u4m

Conceptual Model Development of Sustainability Practices: The Case of Port Operations for Collaboration and Governance

Dalwon Kang, Sihyun Kim
2017 Sustainability  
Results generated a structure that consists of five sub-dimensions conceptualizing sustainability practices in the context of port operations.  ...  Sustainability practices in port operations are critical issue to achieve port sustainability involving economic, social and environmental issues.  ...  Acknowledgments: Special thanks to a number of questionnaire respondents for their time, helpful experience and knowledge in our research.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9122333 fatcat:qgejrrfjhfcjdoqyz7cnlweifu

Understanding the current practice of e design in government

2019 Conference proceedings of the Design Management Academy  
Design is today suggested as an alternative way of working in government contexts. Many developed nations are trying to embed design in their public organizations.  ...  Based on an understanding of organisations as complex systems, we suggest a further practice of design-embedding in which designers steward and stimulate design-led change energy within public organizations  ...  How we define the concept is important since its definition can influence how to practise it.  ... 
doi:10.33114/adim.2019.01.301 fatcat:fwmeey5hovctliin4m6xnuo6b4

Learning to live and work together in an ecovillage community of practice

Lisa Mychajluk
2017 European Journal for Research on the Education and Learning of Adults  
necessary to live and work well "in community", and in doing so, it coconstructs and sustains a cooperative culture.  ...  Drawing on a social theory of practice (Wenger, 1998) and concept of communities of practice (Lave & Wenger, 1991; Wenger, 1998) , this paper considers how one ecovillage is learning the social competencies  ...  culture, including nurturing and practising how to live and work together.  ... 
doi:10.3384/rela.2000-7426.rela9092 fatcat:jbyl4b2ku5eo7mdbhsgub7wpuu

Implementation of Green Design Strategies by Architects in Southwest Nigeria

The study also found that a high level of awareness of environmental sustainability concepts exists among practising architects in the study area and provided appropriate recommendations for encouraging  ...  One important way of achieving this compromise is the use of green design strategies which seek to reduce the negative impacts buildings have on the natural environment and the health of the building occupants  ...  We also acknowledge those whose intellectual materials were consulted in the course of conducting the study.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijitee.i7744.078919 fatcat:fupbojlqqbfmjhp7hso4gzrfha

Moderating Impact of Sustainable Building Awareness on the Relationship between Sustainability Concepts Application, Sustainability Constraints, and Knowledge Level

Nuruddeen Usman, Et. al.
2021 Turkish Journal of Computer and Mathematics Education  
; awareness of sustainability concepts has improved the effectiveness of the relationship between sustainability constraints and adoption of building sustainability concepts, and awareness of sustainability  ...  Therefore, this research aimed at study the stakeholders' level of knowledge, awareness, and constraints of building sustainability concepts and how they affect the adoption of building sustainability  ...  Discussion From the finding of these research work respondent's general knowledge/awareness on sustainability concepts and sustainable building has an average mean value of 2.84 and 2.77 respectively.  ... 
doi:10.17762/turcomat.v12i4.520 fatcat:m2vrbh3apbdsxkdmenwkwovame

Knowledge: A Verb or a Noun in Education for Sustainable Development

Fouzia Khanam
2016 International Journal of Elementary Education  
The goal of quality education for Sustainable development is achievable, if, knowledge of Sustainable development is understood in a right direction.  ...  In the present study a comparative analysis of the students of Madrasa and Non Madrasa background (the two very different medium of instruction) was given a questionnaire to test their knowledge content  ...  Further, Giri [5] , in his own work supports the concept of Sustainability as a Verb, and it is not only related to economic, but embraces many fields and aspiration of life and society.  ... 
doi:10.11648/j.ijeedu.20160506.11 fatcat:e2st65r7knbjhjsgsuqkdaqmoe

Systems Practice at the United Kingdom's Open University [chapter]

Ray L. Ison
2001 Understanding Complexity  
ACKNOWLEGEMENTS This chapter is dedicated to the memory of Graham Paton, a member of the Systems Discipline and the OU Technology Staff Tutor group who was tragically killed in a car accident a week prior  ...  The contribution of all staff in the Systems Discipline and EDM programme to the activities reported here is also acknowledged.  ...  . • recruitment and appointment of new staff (from autumn 2000); • reviewing the sustainability of our working practices (from 2000).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4615-1313-1_7 fatcat:6qgiznlpxfdjxnli2ltt5g3b4i

How energy efficiency fails in the building industry

Marianne Ryghaug, Knut H. Sørensen
2009 Energy Policy  
This paper examines how energy efficiency fails in the building industry based on many years of research into the integration of energy efficiency in the construction of buildings and sustainable architecture  ...  The paper concludes that innovation and implementation of new, energy-efficient technologies in the building industry requires new policies, better regulations and reformed practices in the industry itself  ...  It has been dependent on the efforts of many people, and we are particularly grateful to Margrethe Aune, Robert Bye, Thomas Berker, Marit Hubak and Helene Tronstad Moe.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2008.11.001 fatcat:yxcnwdw5cndptao45z4c4jkjzq

Food Policy Councils as Loci for Practising Food Democracy? Insights from the Case of Oldenburg, Germany

Annelie Sieveking
2019 Politics and Governance  
They aim to raise awareness for alternative practises of food consumption and production, and they try to shape food policies at different governance levels.  ...  This study uses the five key dimensions of food democracy identified by Hassanein (2008) to assess the ways in which FPCs might represent loci for practising food democracy.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported by the Volkswagen Foundation and the Lower Saxony Ministry for Science and Culture funded project 'Leverage Points for Sustainable Transformations: Institutions  ... 
doi:10.17645/pag.v7i4.2081 fatcat:rrstv3ergbgrbls5n6quzwx62a

Teaching English for Sustainability

Rachel Bowden
2011 Journal of NELTA  
I then outline the connection between learning and sustainability and the emerging field of Education for Sustainability (EfS).  ...  In this article I begin by exploring ideas of sustainability and the emergence and prevalence of this term into international discourse.  ...  We know these methods work, and we can directly connect them with skills and competencies which are in demand in the work place of today, and will help to build a better tomorrow.  ... 
doi:10.3126/nelta.v15i1-2.4605 fatcat:ilkb733y6jgvzk2eujj6tvizlq

Correalism and Equipoise: observations on the sustainable

William W. Braham
1999 arq: Architectural Research Quarterly  
Those concepts were explained architecturally in a dense article 'On Correalism and Biotechnique: A Definition and Test of a New Approach to Building Design', published in The Architectural Record of 1939  ...  While he maintained his search for and enforcement of a modern style, his appeal for techniques of 'regeneration' and the concept of Equipoise make his work relevant to the practices of sustainability.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1359135500001755 fatcat:qqdhru6cobc7faq4u5qunfiws4

Competences for Environmental Sustainability: A Systematic Review on the Impact of Absorptive Capacity and Capabilities

Tulin Dzhengiz, Eva Niesten
2019 Journal of Business Ethics  
Antecedents and contextual conditions specific to a sustainability context, such as eco-centric values and stakeholder pressures, influence the development of environmental competences.  ...  The paper is a systematic literature review on environmental competences, which are a type of responsible management competences referring to the managerial skills aimed at improving environmental sustainability  ...  We would also like to thank the participants of the Organizational Learning, Knowledge, and Capabilities Conference, the British Academy of Management Conference, and paper development workshops at the  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10551-019-04360-z fatcat:3unkxh6cxnfp5p2jqt3e4gtdw4
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