Cradle to Cradle Implementation in Business Sites and the Perspectives of Tenant Stakeholders

Ankrah, NA, Manu, E ORCID: 0000-0002-9002-3681 and Booth, C, 2015. Cradle to Cradle Implementation in Business Sites and the Perspectives of Tenant Stakeholders. Energy Procedia, 83, pp. 31-40. ISSN 1876-6102

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Abstract

This study investigates the cradle to cradle philosophy, which is a paradigm changing innovative platform for achieving positive ecological impacts in the built environment. With focus on business sites, a preliminary survey is conducted to interrogate tenant stakeholders' preferences towards cradle to cradle attributes. Training, employment and use of local skills (social diversity) as well as realisation of highly flexible and easily adaptable
spaces (conceptual diversity) were revealed as the most important attributes whilst integration of biodiversity was
of least importance. This suggests therefore that business needs drive their preferences and as such must be reflected in C2C implementation strategies.

Item Type: Journal article
Description: 7th International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings
Publication Title: Energy Procedia
Creators: Ankrah, N.A., Manu, E. and Booth, C.
Publisher: Elsevier
Date: 2015
Volume: 83
ISSN: 1876-6102
Identifiers:
NumberType
10.1016/j.egypro.2015.12.193DOI
S1876610215028581Publisher Item Identifier
Divisions: Schools > School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment
Depositing User: Linda Sullivan
Date Added: 06 Feb 2017 11:32
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 14:12
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/30102

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