Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment book cover

    An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment

    1st Edition

    By Peter Rickaby, Construction Products Association

    An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment comes in two parts. The first describes the fundamentals and preliminary considerations of planning a low carbon refurbishment project, before exploring various components of a house (walls, heating systems etc.). Each chapter includes references…

    Paperback – 2014-06-16
    RIBA Publishing

  • Designing Sustainability: Making radical changes in a material world book cover

    Designing Sustainability

    Making radical changes in a material world, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Walker

    What is the relationship between design, sustainability, inner values and spirituality? How can we create designs that provide a convincing alternative to unsustainable interpretations of progress, growth, consumerism and commercialism? Building on the arguments first advanced in his widely…

    Paperback – 2014-05-15
    Routledge

  • Approved Document L2B: Conservation of fuel and power (existing buildings other than dwellings) book cover

    Approved Document L2B

    Conservation of fuel and power (existing buildings other than dwellings), 1st Edition

    By Dclg

    Building Regulations Part L: Approved Document L1B (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires a 25% improvement over 2006 standards for every new home. An aggregate approach for improvement of new non-domestic buildings delivers an improvement of 25% overall, rather than for each individual…

    Paperback – 2014-05-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Life Cycle Assessment book cover

    Life Cycle Assessment

    1st Edition

    By Kathrina Simonen

    Life Cycle Assessment addresses the dynamic and dialectic of building and ecology, presenting the key theories and techniques surrounding the use of life cycle assessment data and methods. Architects and construction professionals must assume greater responsibility in helping building owners to…

    Paperback – 2014-04-11
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

  • Ecology and the Architectural Imagination book cover

    Ecology and the Architectural Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Brook Muller

    By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer’s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Building Information Modeling book cover

    Building Information Modeling

    1st Edition

    By Karen M. Kensek

    This is a design guide for architects, engineers, and contractors concerning the principles and specific applications of building information modeling (BIM). BIM has the potential to revolutionize the building industry, and yet not all architects and construction professionals fully understand…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

  • Rough Guide to Sustainability: A Design Primer book cover

    Rough Guide to Sustainability

    A Design Primer, 4th Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This latest edition of Rough Guide to Sustainability remains a simple, no-nonsense reference source for all students and practitioners of sustainability in the built environment. It sets out the broad environmental, professional and governmental context underlying sustainability principles, and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Retrofit for Purpose: Low Energy Renewal of Non-Domestic Buildings book cover

    Retrofit for Purpose

    Low Energy Renewal of Non-Domestic Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Greg Penoyre, Sunand Prasad

    Retrofit for Purpose examines a range of state-of-the-art non-domestic retrofit projects. Its chapters explore common challenges, offer practical solutions and provide a clarion-call to architects and clients for better, smarter retrofit.  Twelve case studies focus as much on the transformation of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Introduction to Architectural Science: The Basis of Sustainable Design book cover

    Introduction to Architectural Science

    The Basis of Sustainable Design, 3rd Edition

    By Steven V. Szokolay

    Now in its third edition, this book provides the ideal and only reference to the physical basis of architectural design. Fully updated and expanded throughout, the book provides the data required for architects to design buildings that will maintain the users comfort in a variety of conditions,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge

  • Design Energy Simulation for Architects: Guide to 3D Graphics book cover

    Design Energy Simulation for Architects

    Guide to 3D Graphics, 1st Edition

    By Kjell Anderson

    Leading architectural firms are now using in-house design simulation to help make more sustainable design decisions. Taking advantage of these new tools requires understanding of what can be done with simulation, how to do it, and how to interpret the results. This software-agnostic book, which is…

    Paperback – 2014-02-26
    Routledge

  • Design-Tech: Building Science for Architects book cover

    Design-Tech

    Building Science for Architects, 2nd Edition

    By Jason Alread, Thomas Leslie, Robert Whitehead

    Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive overview. In this expanded edition, measurements and examples are listed in both metric…

    Paperback – 2014-02-25
    Routledge

  • Urban Retrofitting for Sustainability: Mapping the Transition to 2050 book cover

    Urban Retrofitting for Sustainability

    Mapping the Transition to 2050, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Dixon, Malcolm Eames, Miriam Hunt, Simon Lannon

    With a foreword from Paul King, Chief Executive, UK Green Building Council and Chairman, Zero Carbon Hub As concerns over climate change and resource constraints grow, many cities across the world are trying to achieve a low carbon transition. Although new zero carbon buildings are an important…

    Hardback – 2014-01-23
    Routledge

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