Energy Use: Patterns, Planning, and Architecture

A Georgia Institute of Technology architecture professor presents his ideas on the major problems with U.S. energy use patterns and resource depletion, and proposes ways of solving them.



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Associate Professor of Architecture George Ramsey has a number of idea for how urban areas can more efficiently manage resource and energy use. 
PHOTO: GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
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The following graph projects energy demand vs supply from 1860 through to 2060.
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When viewed over the whole history of human civilization, energy use has intensified only recently. 
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