Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Environment, Technology and Sustainability book cover

    Environment, Technology and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Hocine Bougdah, Stephen Sharples

    This second volume in the Technologies of Architecture series – the only series of books tuned to the architectural technology syllabus – explores the environmental influences on building design. Looking particularly at sustainable building, a holistic view is taken, so that the influence…

    Paperback – 2009-07-22
    Taylor & Francis
    Technologies of Architecture

  • Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings book cover

    Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By David Highfield, Christopher Gorse

    A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes: existing floor and wall…

    Paperback – 2009-05-27
    Spon Press

  • Sustainable Olympic Design and Urban Development book cover

    Sustainable Olympic Design and Urban Development

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Pitts, Hanwen Liao

    With appropriate planning and design, Olympic urban development has the potential to leave positive environmental legacies to the host city and contribute to environmental sustainability. This book explains how a modern Olympic games can successfully develop a more sustainable design approach by…

    Paperback – 2009-05-12

  • Eco-Urbanity: Towards Well-Mannered Built Environments book cover


    Towards Well-Mannered Built Environments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Darko Radovic

    There is need for change in our currently unsustainable cities. Carefully outlining paths towards better, sustainable ways of urban living, this book proposes a radical change in the ways we conceive and live our urban environments. Bringing together diverse cultural and disciplinary views on urban…

    Paperback – 2009-03-31

  • Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design book cover

    Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design

    1st Edition

    By Kingston Heath

    Sustainable design requires that design practitioners respond to a particular set of social, cultural and environmental conditions. 'Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design' defines a set of strategies for understanding the complexities of a regional setting. Through a series of international…

    Paperback – 2009-03-20

  • The Ecology of Building Materials book cover

    The Ecology of Building Materials

    2nd Edition

    By Bjorn Berge

    The Ecology of Building Materials explores key questions surrounding sustainability of building materials. It provides technical data to enable design and building professionals to choose the most appropriate materials for a project: those that are least polluting, most energy efficient, and from…

    Paperback – 2009-02-19

  • Eco-Resorts book cover


    1st Edition

    By Zbigniew Bromberek

    Eco-Resorts is a design guide for low impact, environmentally friendly tourist resorts in the tropics. The book is the first to offer architects practical, detailed guidance in developing resort buildings that work with a tropical climate and meet the needs and expectations of the client and…

    Paperback – 2009-02-12

  • The ZEDbook: Solutions for a Shrinking World book cover

    The ZEDbook

    Solutions for a Shrinking World, 1st Edition

    By Bill Dunster, Craig Simmons, Bobby Gilbert

    Though few now doubt the severity of the environmental problems faced by humanity there is still resistance from businesses, developers, architects, planners and government when it comes to making the step changes necessary to make our lifestyles sustainable. Based on the experience gained from…

    Paperback – 2007-12-13
    Taylor & Francis

  • Bioclimatic Housing: Innovative Designs for Warm Climates book cover

    Bioclimatic Housing

    Innovative Designs for Warm Climates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Hyde

    In the search for sustainable architecture, there is growing interest in the relationship between nature and design. In this vital new book, the term �bioclimatic�, relating to the dynamic between climate and living organisms, is applied by the authors in focusing on countries where housing…

    Paperback – 2007-12-11

  • Marketing Green Building Services book cover

    Marketing Green Building Services

    1st Edition

    By Jerry Yudelson

    Marketing Green Building Services: Strategies for Success presents all the information key decision-makers need to respond to the fast-growing market for green buildings, design and construction services and products. Completely updated, revised and expanded from the author’s previous works, this…

    Paperback – 2007-11-05

  • Visions of Sustainability: Cities and Regions book cover

    Visions of Sustainability

    Cities and Regions, 1st Edition

    By Hildebrand Frey, Paul Yaneske

    This book examines the sustainability of cities and regions and concludes that currently sustainability is not achievable. By identifying how cities and regions in the past have maintained or lost sustainability and how cities and regions of today might achieve sustainability in the future, it…

    Paperback – 2007-11-01
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Environments of Architecture: Environmental Design in Context book cover

    The Environments of Architecture

    Environmental Design in Context, 1st Edition

    By Randall Thomas, Trevor Garnham

    This well-illustrated 'think piece' provides a much needed and topical philosophical introduction to the place of environmental design in architecture. The Environments of Architecture sets out a range of considerations necessary to produce appropriate internal environments in the context of a…

    Paperback – 2007-09-21
    Taylor & Francis

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