Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • The Environmental Imagination: Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment book cover

    The Environmental Imagination

    Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment, 1st Edition

    By Dean Hawkes

    This title, from a well-regarded and established expert, explores the changing relationship between the poetic intentions and technical means of environmental design in architecture. Working thematically and chronologically from the eighteenth century to the present day, these essays reach beyond…

    Paperback – 2007-08-08
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Green Braid: Towards an Architecture of Ecology, Economy and Equity book cover

    The Green Braid

    Towards an Architecture of Ecology, Economy and Equity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Tanzer, Rafael Longoria

    This volume presents the discipline’s best thinking on sustainability in written, drawn, and built form, drawing on over fifteen years of peer-reviewed essays and national design awards published by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). Providing a primer on…

    Paperback – 2007-02-28
    The ACSA Architectural Education Series

  • Sustainability at the Cutting Edge book cover

    Sustainability at the Cutting Edge

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Smith

    Sustainability at the Cutting Edge is an essential guide to understanding the future direction of sustainable technology. This fully updated new edition deals not only with current best practice and state of the art case studies, but with the very latest emerging technologies which will transform…

    Paperback – 2007-02-19

  • Environmental Design of Urban Buildings: An Integrated Approach book cover

    Environmental Design of Urban Buildings

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    By Mat Santamouris

    The importance of an integrated approach in urban design is becoming increasingly apparent. This book explains how to overcome related challenges in environmental design of urban buildings and offers guidance on the use of new materials and techniques and the integration of new philosophies.…

    Hardback – 2006-08-01

  • Tropical Sustainable Architecture book cover

    Tropical Sustainable Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joo Hwa Bay, Boon Lay Ong

    The tropical belt – where large areas of South East Asia, India, Africa and parts of both North and South America are located – forms the biggest landmass in the world and has one of the highest numbers of rapidly developing cities. Coincidentally, architecture in these regions shares common…

    Paperback – 2006-07-12

  • Strategies for Sustainable Architecture book cover

    Strategies for Sustainable Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Paola Sassi

    Filling a gap in existing literature on sustainable design, this new guide introduces and illustrates sustainable design principles through detailed case studies of sustainable buildings in Europe, North America and Australia. The guide will provide the reader with a deeper understanding of the…

    Paperback – 2006-06-19
    Taylor & Francis

  • Building with Reclaimed Components and Materials: A Design Handbook for Reuse and Recycling book cover

    Building with Reclaimed Components and Materials

    A Design Handbook for Reuse and Recycling, 1st Edition

    By Bill Addis

    Interest in green and sustainable design is growing throughout the world. Both national and local governments are active in promoting reuse and recycling in order to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill. This guide identifies how building designers and constructors can minimize the…

    Hardback – 2006-05-01

  • Environmental Design: An Introduction for Architects and Engineers book cover

    Environmental Design

    An Introduction for Architects and Engineers, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Randall Thomas

    Written and edited by a team of specialists at Max Fordham LLP, one of the UK’s leading environmental and building services engineering consultancies, Environmental Design is the result of their extensive experience in designing environmentally-friendly buildings. The principles of their approach,…

    Paperback – 2005-12-15
    Taylor & Francis

  • Future Forms and Design For Sustainable Cities book cover

    Future Forms and Design For Sustainable Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Jenks, Nicola Dempsey

    Concentrating on the planning and design of cities, the three sections take a logical route through the discussion from the broad considerations at regional and city scale, to the larger city at high and lower densities through to design considerations on the smaller block scale. Key design issues…

    Paperback – 2005-07-29

  • Solar Architecture in Cool Climates book cover

    Solar Architecture in Cool Climates

    1st Edition

    By Colin Porteous, Kerr MacGregor

    'A must-read for practitioners, teachers and others interested in or working with energy use in the built environment, including a delightful set of examples' Ann Grete Hestnes, former President of the International Solar Energy Society Solar Architecture in Cool Climates is an invaluable primer…

    Paperback – 2005-07-01

  • Sustainable Architectures: Critical Explorations of Green Building Practice in Europe and North America book cover

    Sustainable Architectures

    Critical Explorations of Green Building Practice in Europe and North America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Guy, Steven A. Moore

    As buildings are responsible for fifty per cent of CO2 emissions, their design has become the focus of intense technical scrutiny. Knowing how to build more technically efficient, or ecologically responsible, buildings, and being able to assemble the social resources to do so, requires different…

    Paperback – 2005-01-26

  • Solar House book cover

    Solar House

    1st Edition

    By Terry Galloway

    Covering the full life span of the project, from siting issues through specific design features to maintenance of the property and equipment, this is a comprehensive guide to designing, planning and building a solar house. The author uses his experience of living in a solar house to inform the…

    Paperback – 2004-02-10

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