Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Eco-Refurbishment book cover


    1st Edition

    By Peter Smith

    This clear and accessible guide provides a comprehensive outline on how to convert your house into a more 'green' home. Buildings are the greates energy wasters and for those of us concerned about the environment, and household bills, this book presents the key design changes that we can implement…

    Paperback – 2003-10-07

  • Solar Energy Houses: Strategies, Technologies, Examples book cover

    Solar Energy Houses

    Strategies, Technologies, Examples, 1st Edition

    By Anne-Grete Hestnes, Robert Hastings, Bjarne Saxhof

    Passive and active solar strategies together with the adoption of energy conservation measures and the integration of new materials and technologies can lead to a dramatic reduction of 75-90 per cent in the energy consumption of the buildings. The objective of Task 13 of the IEA's Solar Heating…

    Paperback – 2003-05-01

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    Consensus Design

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Rosie Parnell

    Consensus Design offers a practical step by step guide to co-design; an increasingly important consideration for architects as they compete for work.The text moves from identifying the methodology of the process to developing a series of principles and practical steps which illustrate how consensus…

    Paperback – 2002-10-29

  • Understanding Sustainable Architecture book cover

    Understanding Sustainable Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Helen Bennetts, Antony Radford, Terry Williamson

    Understanding Sustainable Architecture is a review of the assumptions, beliefs, goals and bodies of knowledge that underlie the endeavour to design (more) sustainable buildings and other built developments. Much of the available advice and rhetoric about sustainable architecture begins from…

    Paperback – 2002-10-24
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Selective Environment book cover

    The Selective Environment

    1st Edition

    By Dean Hawkes, with Jane McDonald, Koen Steemers

    The complex art of architecture embraces all of the concerns of the world's cultures. It meets the fundamental needs for shelter from the elements, but, almost from its origins, has acquired other purposes and meanings. The Selective Environment is an approach to environmentally responsive…

    Paperback – 2001-11-22
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Architectural Expression of Environmental Control Systems book cover

    The Architectural Expression of Environmental Control Systems

    1st Edition

    By George Baird

    The Architectural Expression of Environmental Control Systems examines the way project teams can approach the design and expression of both active and passive environmental control systems in a more creative way. Using seminal case studies from around the world and interviews with the architects…

    Hardback – 2001-04-19
    Taylor & Francis

  • Photovoltaics and Architecture book cover

    Photovoltaics and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Randall Thomas

    Photovoltaic systems (PVs) produce electricity directly from solar radiation and are becoming more widespread as their advantages become apparent. This new guide provides an overview of how PVs work and how they are incorporated in the design of buildings, giving designers a good idea of the…

    Paperback – 2001-03-08
    Taylor & Francis

  • Sustainable Housing: Principles and Practice book cover

    Sustainable Housing

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Edwards, David Turrent

    Written by experts, Sustainable Housing brings new perspectives on residential sustainability, using case studies of latest practice. This book is based upon the 'Housing and Sustainability' conference at the RIBA in 1998, which intended to guide action into the next century, setting down key…

    Paperback – 2000-07-13
    Taylor & Francis

  • Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings book cover

    Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

    1st Edition

    By David Highfield

    Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings provides a detailed insight into a wide range of technical problems met during the refurbishment and upgrading of buildings, suggesting solutions that can be used to overcome them. The book identifies and describes specific refurbishment problems, including…

    Hardback – 2000-06-22
    Taylor & Francis

  • Green Building Handbook: Volume 2: A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment book cover

    Green Building Handbook: Volume 2

    A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Tom Woolley, Sam Kimmins

    This key handbook provides a detailed reference for environmentally concerned purchasers of building products, and complements the Green Building Handbook Vol 1. Following the format of the original, this book discusses current issues in green building before moving on to consider eight…

    Paperback – 2000-04-06

  • Energy and Environment in Architecture: A Technical Design Guide book cover

    Energy and Environment in Architecture

    A Technical Design Guide, 1st Edition

    By Nick Baker, Koen Steemers

    A unique and revolutionary text which explains the principles behind the LT Method (2.1), a manual design tool developed in Cambridge by the BRE. The LT Method is a unique way of estimating the combined energy usage of lighting, heating, cooling and ventilation systems, to enable the designer to…

    Paperback – 1999-12-23
    Taylor & Francis

  • Dimensions of Sustainability book cover

    Dimensions of Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Scott, MIT

    This illustrated book gives a comprehensive view of _ contemporary ideas, innovations and emerging attitudes to sustainability that emanated from the MIT symposium. 16 leading contributors with demonstrable track records in architectural practice, engineering and academia give their insights…

    Paperback – 1998-11-12
    Taylor & Francis

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