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1

Sustainable Design should have what five goals?

1. Use less
2. Recycle components
3. Use easily recycled components
4. Use fully biodegradable components
5. Do not deplete natural resources necessary for the health of future generations.

2

Sustainable design is primarily concerned with which of the following issues?

I. Economics
II. Aesthetics
III. Environment
IV. Mechanical Systems

A. III
B. I, II, and III
C. I and III
D. All of the Above

D. All of the Above

3

The planning phase of a sustainably designed architectural project should include which of the following elements?

I. Native landscaping that is aestivation pleasing and functional.

II. Designing structures in the floodplain that can resist the forces of flood waters

III. Consideration of sun orientations, topographic relief, and the scale of adjacent buildings

IV. Locating projects within existing neighborhoods that are adjacent to public transportation

A. I and II
B. I and III
C. I, III, and IV
D. All of the Above

C. I, III, and IV

4

The ahwahnee principles include which of the following ideas?

I. Communities with only residential use should be relegated to areas outside the central business district.

II. Preserved open spaces should be either wildlife habitats or recreational areas.

III. Transportation planning should include roads, pedestrian paths, bike paths, and mass transit systems.

IV. Job creation and economic diversity is a desired goal.

A. I
B. II, III, and IV
C. III and IV
D. None of the above

C. III and IV