Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys book cover

    Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

    Design Journeys, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Fletcher

    Praise for the previous edition: "[A] fascinating book." John Thackara, Doors of Perception "Provides the foundations for a radical new perspective." Ethical Pulse "At last a book that dispels the idea that fashion is only interested in trend-driven fluff: not only does it have a brain, but it…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

  • Places of the Soul: Architecture and environmental design as a healing art book cover

    Places of the Soul

    Architecture and environmental design as a healing art, 3rd Edition

    By Christopher Day

    For Christopher Day, architecture isn’t just about the appearance of buildings but how they’re experienced as places to be in. Occupants’ experience can differ radically from designers’ intentions as their concerns and thinking differ. Additionally, multi-sensory ambience, spatial sequential…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

  • The Skycourt and Skygarden: Greening the urban habitat book cover

    The Skycourt and Skygarden

    Greening the urban habitat, 1st Edition

    By Jason Pomeroy

    Population increases, advances in technology and the continued trend towards inner-city migration have transformed the traditional city of spaces into the modern city of objects. This has necessitated alternative spatial and technological solutions to replenish those environments that were once so…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge

  • A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment book cover

    A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Simon Foxell

    In a world increasingly concerned about the impact of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere on global climate, the A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment will provide an understanding of the science and the public policy and regulation intended to tackle climate…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge

  • The Healthy Indoor Environment: How to assess occupants' wellbeing in buildings book cover

    The Healthy Indoor Environment

    How to assess occupants' wellbeing in buildings, 1st Edition

    By Philomena M. Bluyssen

    Despite policy directives, standards and guidelines, indoor environmental quality is still poor in many cases. The Healthy Indoor Environment, winner of the 2016 IDEC Book Award, aims to help architects, building engineers and anyone concerned with the wellbeing of building occupants to better…

    Hardback – 2013-11-12
    Routledge

  • Culture, Architecture and Nature: An Ecological Design Retrospective book cover

    Culture, Architecture and Nature

    An Ecological Design Retrospective, 1st Edition

    By Sim Van der Ryn

    Gathering his most compelling essays and addresses from the last fifty years in one accessible volume, this book looks at the pioneering ideas that underpin Sim Van der Ryn’s ecological design philosophy. It offers a unique decade-by-decade retrospective of the key issues in environmental design,…

    Paperback – 2013-10-18
    Routledge

  • Intelligent Buildings: An Introduction book cover

    Intelligent Buildings: An Introduction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Clements-Croome

    This book introduces the concept of Intelligent Buildings to the wider construction community. Edited by the Father of Intelligent Buildings, Derek Clements-Croome, the book explains that intelligent buildings should be sustainable, healthy, technologically aware, meet the needs of occupants…

    Hardback – 2013-09-10
    Routledge

  • Lessons from Vernacular Architecture book cover

    Lessons from Vernacular Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willi Weber, Simos Yannas

    The architectural community has had a strong and continuing interest in traditional and vernacular architecture. Lessons from Vernacular Architecture takes lessons directly from traditional and vernacular architecture and offers them to the reader as guidance and inspiration for new buildings. The…

    Hardback – 2013-08-19
    Routledge

  • Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy book cover

    Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy

    1st Edition

    By Kiel Moe

    Convergence is based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. No matter how paradoxical it might initially seem, architects should maximize energy intake, maximize energy use, and maximize energy feedback and reinforcement. This presumes…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge

  • Mass Customisation and Personalisation in Architecture and Construction book cover

    Mass Customisation and Personalisation in Architecture and Construction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Poorang A.E. Piroozfar, Frank T. Piller

    Challenged by the recent economic crisis, the building and construction industry is currently seeking new orientation and strategies. Here mass customisation is uncovered as a key strategy in helping to meet this challenge. The term mass customisation denotes an offering that meets the demands of…

    Paperback – 2013-07-01
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Energy: Performance and Style book cover

    Architecture and Energy

    Performance and Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by William W. Braham, Daniel Willis

    Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Should more energy-efficient buildings look different? Can that "look" be used to explain or enhance their performance? Architecture and Energy provides architects and architectural theorists with more durable arguments for environmental…

    Paperback – 2013-05-17
    Routledge

  • Design Education for a Sustainable Future book cover

    Design Education for a Sustainable Future

    1st Edition

    By Rob Fleming

    Sustainability is a powerful force that is fundamentally reshaping humanity’s relationship to the natural world and is ushering in the Age of Integration. The move from well-intentioned environmental friendliness to the higher bar of integral sustainability and regenerative design demands a…

    Paperback – 2013-03-14
    Routledge

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