Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Green Building Handbook: Volume 1: A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment book cover

    Green Building Handbook: Volume 1

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

    By Tom Woolley, Sam Kimmins, Rob Harrison, Paul Harrison

    Environmentally responsible building involves resolving many conflicting issues and requirements. Each stage in the design process from the fundamental decisions about what, where and even whether to build has implications for the environment. Evolving out of the success of Green Building Digest, a…

    Paperback – 1997-11-27
    Routledge

  • Photovoltaics in Buildings: A Design Handbook for Architects and Engineers book cover

    Photovoltaics in Buildings

    A Design Handbook for Architects and Engineers, 1st Edition

    By Friedrich Sick

    Edited by Thomas Erge

    The integration of photovoltaics (PV) into buildings goes beyond energy saving by providing a clean and elegant way of actually generating electricity. There are already numerous successful examples and rapid technological improvements promise expansion of PV's present niche market to that of a…

    Paperback – 1996-01-01
    Routledge

  • The Environmental Tradition: Studies in the architecture of environment book cover

    The Environmental Tradition

    Studies in the architecture of environment, 1st Edition

    By Dr Dean Hawkes, Dean Hawkes

    This text brings together a unique collection of writing by a leading researcher and critic which outlines the evolution of the environmental dimension of architectural theory and practice in the past twenty-five years. It deals with the transformation of the environmental design field which was…

    Paperback – 1995-12-14
    Taylor & Francis

  • Solar Low Energy Houses of IEA Task 13 book cover

    Solar Low Energy Houses of IEA Task 13

    1st Edition

    By Robert Hastings

    The International Energy Agency's Task 13 is to advance solar building technologies. As part of that programme, 15 houses in 12 countries have been built to test new technologies and strategies for achieving low energy demand while maintaining a good indoor climate.;The principal strategies used…

    Paperback – 1994-11-01
    Routledge

  • Daylighting in Architecture: A European Reference Book book cover

    Daylighting in Architecture

    A European Reference Book, 1st Edition

    By Nick V. Baker, A. Fanchiotti, K. Steemers

    Typically one third of the energy used in many buildings may be consumed by electric lighting. Good daylighting design can reduce electricity consumption for lighting and improve standards of visual comfort, health and amenity for the occupants.As the only comprehensive text on the subject written…

    Paperback – 1993-12-01
    Routledge

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