Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • American Architects and the Single-Family Home: Lessons Learned from the Architects' Small House Service Bureau book cover

    American Architects and the Single-Family Home

    Lessons Learned from the Architects' Small House Service Bureau, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa M. Tucker

    American Architects and the Single-Family Home explains how a small group of architects started the Architects’ Small House Service Bureau in 1919 and changed the course of twentieth-century residential design for the better. Concepts and principles they developed related to public spaces, private…

    Paperback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Architectural Design: An Overview book cover

    Sustainable Architectural Design

    An Overview, 1st Edition

    By Kuppaswamy Iyengar

    This book is a guide to a sustainable design process that moves from theory, to site and energy use, to building systems, and finally to evaluation and case studies, so you can integrate design and technology for effective sustainable building. Kuppaswamy Iyengar shows you how to get it right the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge

  • The Rebound Effect in Home Heating: A guide for policymakers and practitioners book cover

    The Rebound Effect in Home Heating

    A guide for policymakers and practitioners, 1st Edition

    By Ray Galvin

    This is a definitive guide to the rebound effect in home heating – the increase in energy service use after a technological intervention aimed at reducing consumption. It sets out what the effect is, how it plays out in the home heating sector, what this implies for energy saving initiatives in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-18
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture: Emergy Analysis book cover

    The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture

    Emergy Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Ravi Srinivasan, Kiel Moe

    The laws of thermodynamics—and their implications for architecture—have not been fully integrated into architectural design. Architecture and building science too often remain constrained by linear concepts and methodologies regarding energy that occlude significant quantities and qualities of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

  • Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: SEED Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues book cover

    Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook

    SEED Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth, Bryan Bell

    Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: Seed Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues is the first book to demonstrate that public interest design has emerged as a distinct profession. It provides clear professional standards of practice following SEED (Social Economic Environmental Design…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Public Interest Design Guidebooks

  • Interpreting Site: Studies in Perception, Representation, and Design book cover

    Interpreting Site

    Studies in Perception, Representation, and Design, 1st Edition

    By Genevieve S. Baudoin

    Interpreting Site explains the basic methods architects use to translate what you perceive to represent the complex conditions that physically and mentally "construe" a site, helping to shape the ultimate design. Within each of the four themes---defining site, experiencing site, spatializing site,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Housing Reconstruction: Designing resilient housing after natural disasters book cover

    Sustainable Housing Reconstruction

    Designing resilient housing after natural disasters, 1st Edition

    By Esther Charlesworth, Iftekhar Ahmed

    Through 12 case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Haiti, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and the USA, this book focuses on the housing reconstruction process after an earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, flood or fire. Design of post-disaster housing is not simply replacing the destroyed house but, as these case…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge

  • Heat Pump Planning Handbook book cover

    Heat Pump Planning Handbook

    1st Edition

    By Jürgen Bonin

    The Heat Pump Planning Handbook contains practical information and guidance on the design, planning and selection of heat pump systems, allowing engineers, designers, architects and construction specialists to compare a number of different systems and options. Including detailed descriptions of…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge

  • Emotionally Durable Design: Objects, Experiences and Empathy book cover

    Emotionally Durable Design

    Objects, Experiences and Empathy, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Chapman

    Emotionally Durable Design presents counterpoints to our ‘throwaway society’ by developing powerful design tools, methods and frameworks that build resilience into relationships between people and things. The book takes us beyond the sustainable design field’s established focus on energy and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge

  • Post-Petroleum Design book cover

    Post-Petroleum Design

    1st Edition

    By George Elvin

    Despite the growing demand for design strategies to reduce our petroleum use, no one has yet brought together the lessons of the world’s leading post-petroleum designers into a single resource. Post-Petroleum Design brings them together for the first time. Readers will be introduced to the most…

    Paperback – 2015-05-15
    Routledge

  • Bamboo Gridshells book cover

    Bamboo Gridshells

    1st Edition

    By David Rockwood

    This highly illustrated text brings together two areas which have both grown in popularity in recent years: gridshells and bamboo. Bamboo is a fast-growing, naturally available, renewable resource which is quite strong and lends itself to structural applications. In this unique text, David…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge

  • Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation: An Architect's Guide book cover

    Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation

    An Architect's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ulrike Passe, Francine Battaglia

    Buildings can breathe naturally, without the use of mechanical systems, if you design the spaces properly. This accessible and thorough guide shows you how in more than 260 color diagrams and photographs illustrating case studies and CFD simulations. You can achieve truly natural ventilation,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-30
    Routledge

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