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1st Edition

Sustainable Housing
Principles and Practice

ISBN 9780419246206
Published September 7, 2000 by Taylor & Francis
154 Pages 60 B/W Illustrations

USD $84.95

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Book Description

Written by experts, Sustainable Housing brings new perspectives on residential sustainability, using case studies of latest practice. This book is based upon the 'Housing and Sustainability' conference at the RIBA in 1998, which intended to guide action into the next century, setting down key principles, providing important new technical information and setting UK practices in a European context.

Table of Contents

Foreword  Introduction  Part 1: The Green Context  1. Sustainable Housing: Architecture, Society and Professionalism  2. Housing and Transport  3. Building and Landscape  4. Renewable Energy in Housing  5. Water Conservation and Housing  6. Sustainable Housing: the Dutch Experience  7. Transforming the Existing Housing Stock: A Strategy for Achieving Minimum Standards of Thermal Comfort  Part 2: Case Studies  8. A Design Methodology for Urban Sustainability: Three Case Studies  9. Greenwich Millennium Village: A Case Study of Sustainable Housing  10. Sustainable Housing in Manchester: A Case Study of Hulme  11. A Personal View of Sustainable Housing  Part 3: The Future 12. Towards Sustainable Housing - Principles and Practice  13. Design Guidelines for Sustainable Housing  Select Bibliography  Index

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'The book should serve as a useful primer for housing development in the era after the eagerly awaited urban white paper.' Building

'A very good resume for students.' Architectural Review