Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Designing with Society: A Capabilities Approach to Design, Systems Thinking and Social Innovation book cover

    Designing with Society

    A Capabilities Approach to Design, Systems Thinking and Social Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Scott Boylston

    This book explores an emerging design culture that rigorously applies systems thinking to the practice of design as a form of facilitating change on an increasingly crowded planet. Designers conversant in topics such as living systems, cultural competence, social justice, and power asymmetries can…

    Paperback – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage: Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline book cover

    Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage

    Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Bie Plevoets, Koenraad Van Cleempoel

    Adaptive reuse – the process of repairing and restoring existing buildings for new or continued use – is becoming an essential part of architectural practice. As mounting demographic, economic, and ecological challenges limit opportunities for new construction, architects increasingly focus on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge

  • 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer book cover

    The Sustainable Tall Building

    A Design Primer, 1st Edition

    By Philip Oldfield

    The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer is an accessible and highly illustrated guide, which primes those involved in the design and research of tall buildings to dramatically improve their performance. Using a mixture of original research and analysis, best-practice design thinking and a…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences book cover

    Net Zero Energy Building

    Predicted and Unintended Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Ming Hu

    What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches to net zero building vary widely across the globe and are influenced by different environmental and cultural contexts. Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Culture of Nature in the History of Design book cover

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kjetil Fallan

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design confronts the dilemma caused by design’s pertinent yet precarious position in environmental discourse through interdisciplinary conversations about the design of nature and the nature of design. Demonstrating that the deep entanglements of design and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Chapman

    As a cultivated form of invention, product design is a deeply human phenomenon that enables us to shape, modify and alter the world around us – for better or worse. The recent emergence of the sustainability imperative in product design compels us to recalibrate the parameters of good design in an…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Planning book cover

    Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Roggema

    As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries. This book focuses on the sustainable development of urban agriculture and its relationship to food planning in cities.  It…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates: Traditional Dwellings in Iran book cover

    Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates

    Traditional Dwellings in Iran, 1st Edition

    By Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr

    With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy-intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comfort, but how sustainable is this in a world where problems with the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages book cover

    Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Ray Green, Sally Donovan

    Some 7.3 billion people currently live on the planet. Of these, 3.4 billion live in rural areas. In just a few regions—Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa—less than 50 per cent of poverty is now located in rural areas. But for the rest of the world's regions between 55 per cent and 80…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Design for a Sustainable Culture: Perspectives, Practices and Education book cover

    Design for a Sustainable Culture

    Perspectives, Practices and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Astrid Skjerven, Janne Reitan

    As culture is becoming increasingly recognised as a crucial element of sustainable development, design competence has emerged as a useful tool in creating a meaningful life within a sustainable mental, cultural and physical environment. Design for a Sustainable Culture explores the relationship…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Architecture and Resilience: Interdisciplinary Dialogues book cover

    Architecture and Resilience

    Interdisciplinary Dialogues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Trogal, Irena Bauman, Ranald Lawrence, Doina Petrescu

    Resilience will be a defining quality of the twenty-first century. As we witness the increasingly turbulent effects of climate change, the multiple challenges of resource depletion and wage stagnation, we know that our current ways of living are not resilient. Our urban infrastructures, our…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

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