Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Altruism by Design: How To Effect Social Change as an Architect book cover

    Altruism by Design

    How To Effect Social Change as an Architect, 1st Edition

    By Adam R. Wilmes

    Altruism by Design: How to Effect Social Change as an Architect is meant to prepare the individual designer – whether a student or practicing professional – for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and construction. It will help you understand the complexities,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge

  • Theory and Practice in Heritage and Sustainability: Between past and future book cover

    Theory and Practice in Heritage and Sustainability

    Between past and future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Auclair, Graham Fairclough

    This book explores cultural sustainability and its relationships to heritage from a wide interdisciplinary perspective. By examining the interactions between people and communities in the places where they live it exemplifies the diverse ways in which a people-centred heritage builds identities and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Solid Wood: Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design book cover

    Solid Wood

    Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Mayo

    Over the past 10-15 years a renaissance in wood architecture has occurred with the development of new wood building systems and design strategies, elevating wood from a predominantly single-family residential idiom to a rival of concrete and steel construction for a variety of building types,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-16
    Routledge

  • Niche Tactics: Generative Relationships Between Architecture and Site book cover

    Niche Tactics

    Generative Relationships Between Architecture and Site, 1st Edition

    By Caroline O'Donnell

    Niche Tactics aligns architecture's relationship with site with its ecological analogue: the relationship between an organism and its environment.Bracketed between texts on giraffe morphology, ecological perception, ugliness, and hopeful monsters, architectural case studies investigate historical…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge

  • The British Papers: Current Thinking on Sustainable City Design book cover

    The British Papers

    Current Thinking on Sustainable City Design, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Brady

    The British Papers is a collection of invited essays and opinions from architectural and urban –design leaders, as a snapshot of current thinking and approaches to sustainable city-making.This series of essays, compiled and edited by Angela Brady, brings together the thoughts of leading figures in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • Living Roofs in Integrated Urban Water Systems book cover

    Living Roofs in Integrated Urban Water Systems

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Roehr, Elizabeth Fassman-Beck

    With the infrastructure to manage storm water threats in cities becoming increasingly expensive to build or repair, the design community needs to look at alternative approaches. Living roofs present an opportunity to compliment ground-level storm water control measures, contributing to a holistic,…

    Hardback – 2015-02-26
    Routledge

  • Green Solar Cities book cover

    Green Solar Cities

    1st Edition

    By Peder Vejsig Pedersen, Jakob Klint, Karin Kappel, Katrine Vejsig Pedersen

    The Green Solar Cities, EU-Concerto project focuses on the practical large scale implementation of solar energy technologies in combination with new build and retrofit low energy building in the cities of Copenhagen, with its city part Valby, in Denmark and Salzburg in Austria. This book aims to…

    Paperback – 2015-01-29
    Routledge

  • Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanent: Designing and Appreciating Architecture as Nature book cover

    Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanent

    Designing and Appreciating Architecture as Nature, 1st Edition

    By Rumiko Handa

    Architects have long operated based on the assumption that a building is 'complete' once construction has finished. Striving to create a perfect building, they wish for it to stay in its original state indefinitely, viewing any subsequent alterations as unintended effects or the results of…

    Paperback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge

  • The Environmental Design Pocketbook book cover

    The Environmental Design Pocketbook

    2nd Edition

    By Sofie Pelsmakers

    The Environmental Design Pocketbook 2nd ed places the information you need for sustainable, low energy building design at your fingertips. Packed with diagrams, tools and tips, it cuts through the complex mass of technical data and legislation that faces the designer, and distils all the key…

    Paperback – 2015-01-08
    RIBA Publishing

  • Lighting Design: A Perception-Based Approach book cover

    Lighting Design

    A Perception-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Cuttle

    By reading this book, you will develop the skills to perceive a space and its contents in light, and be able to devise a layout of luminaires that will provide that lit appearance. Written by renowned lighting expert Christopher (Kit) Cuttle, the book: explains the difference between vision and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-05
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Timber Design book cover

    Sustainable Timber Design

    1st Edition

    By Michael Dickson, Dave Parker

    This new resource covers the material selection, structural design and connections detailing of truly sustainable timber buildings through: consideration of the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction, including the importance of forestry and conservation a review of modern…

    Paperback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge

  • Architecture Beyond Criticism: Expert Judgment and Performance Evaluation book cover

    Architecture Beyond Criticism

    Expert Judgment and Performance Evaluation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Aaron T. Davis, Ashraf M. Salama, Andrea Hardy

    For the first time, this book demonstrates that the two paradigms of architectural criticism and performance evaluation can not only co-exist but complement each other in the assessment of built works. As architecture takes more principled stances worldwide, from environmental sustainability to…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge

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