Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • The EcoEdge: Urgent Design Challenges in Building Sustainable Cities book cover

    The EcoEdge

    Urgent Design Challenges in Building Sustainable Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Charlesworth, Rob Adams

    Presenting diverse case studies of contemporary sustainable urban practice from Europe, Africa, India, South America, the USA and Australia, this book offers the reader a fantastic wealth of practical material from a range of internationally renowned authors. Each practical case study has…

    Paperback – 2011-02-17
    Routledge

  • Sustainability and the Design of Transport Interchanges book cover

    Sustainability and the Design of Transport Interchanges

    1st Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    The interchange is a new form of transport building which integrates into a single whole various modes of public transport, putting the passenger first (rather than the infrastructure). This book presents design principles for transport interchanges and offers analysis of best practice in the UK…

    Hardback – 2011-01-14
    Routledge

  • Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Future book cover

    Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Future

    1st Edition

    By Carole Ryan

    Since the spread of classical design and construction amongst the upper echolons of British society in the late seventeenth century, traditional construction methods have largely fallen by the wayside. Centuries later, as the construction industry faces up to its environmental responsibilities…

    Paperback – 2011-01-07
    Routledge

  • New Directions in Sustainable Design book cover

    New Directions in Sustainable Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Parr, Michael Zaretsky

    Recently there has been a plethora of work published on the topic of sustainability, much of which is purely theoretical or technical in its approach. More often than not these books fail to introduce readers to the larger challenge of what thinking sustainably might entail. Combining a series of…

    Paperback – 2010-10-05
    Routledge

  • Solar Home Design Manual for Cool Climates book cover

    Solar Home Design Manual for Cool Climates

    1st Edition

    By Shawna Henderson, Don Roscoe

    If you want an inexpensive, environmentally sound source of energy for your home, you need look no further than the sun. Solar heat is not subject to rate increases, is totally renewable, pollution free and requires little or no technology. It is here for you today, and can easily provide up to 50%…

    Paperback – 2010-09-01
    Routledge

  • Dictionary of Ecodesign: An Illustrated Reference book cover

    Dictionary of Ecodesign

    An Illustrated Reference, 1st Edition

    By Ken Yeang, Lillian Woo

    The first guide to the terminology of sustainable design. Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field, this illustrated dictionary provides over 1500 definitions and explanations of ecodesign terms. Providing a unique resource for the practitioner and student, …

    Hardback – 2010-03-12
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Buildings in Practice: What the Users Think book cover

    Sustainable Buildings in Practice

    What the Users Think, 1st Edition

    By George Baird

    Current assessment methods of sustainable buildings do not adequately account for the users’ needs. Given that over the life of a building, total salary costs far outweigh both operating costs and combined capital and rental costs, the occupants’ needs are not something which should be sensibly…

    Paperback – 2010-01-26
    Routledge

  • Designing for Re-Use: The Life of Consumer Packaging book cover

    Designing for Re-Use

    The Life of Consumer Packaging, 1st Edition

    By Tom Fisher, Janet Shipton

    Packaging is ephemeral - its purpose is to be 'wasted' once we've removed the product it contains. Whilst we are encouraged to 'reduce, re-use and recycle', Designing for Re-Use proposes that domestic re-use is the 'Cinderella' of this trinity, because it is under researched and little understood.…

    Paperback – 2009-12-09
    Routledge

  • Climate and Architecture book cover

    Climate and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Torben Dahl

    Provides a critical overview of the main climate influences which shape the design of buildings. Written by experts in their field, the book contains the latest research into climatic design supported by case studies and examples drawn from both historic and modernist practice from Europe and…

    Paperback – 2009-11-05
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Solar Housing: Volume One - Strategies and Solutions book cover

    Sustainable Solar Housing

    Volume One - Strategies and Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Robert Hastings, Maria Wall

    This far-reaching and authoritative two-volume set examines a range of potential solutions for low-energy building design, considering different strategies (energy conservation and renewable energy) and technologies (relating to the building envelope, ventilation, heat delivery, heat production,…

    Paperback – 2009-10-27
    Routledge

  • Precedents in Zero-Energy Design: Architecture and Passive Design in the 2007 Solar Decathlon book cover

    Precedents in Zero-Energy Design

    Architecture and Passive Design in the 2007 Solar Decathlon, 1st Edition

    By Michael Zaretsky

    ‘Michael Zaretsky’s Precedents in Zero-Energy Design is such an important book … it will help readers recognize that design comes before technology – and renewable energy systems alone can’t solve the problems we face’ –  John D. Quale, Assistant Professor of Architecture and ecoMOD Project…

    Paperback – 2009-10-15
    Routledge

  • Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change book cover

    Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change

    2nd Edition

    By David Crichton, Fergus Nicol, Sue Roaf

    From the bestselling author of Ecohouse, this fully revised edition of Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change provides unique insights into how we can protect our buildings, cities, infra-structures and lifestyles against risks associated with extreme weather and related social, economic…

    Paperback – 2009-09-02
    Routledge

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