Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Making Places for People: 12 Questions Every Designer Should Ask book cover

    Making Places for People

    12 Questions Every Designer Should Ask, 1st Edition

    By Christie Johnson Coffin, Jenny Young

    Making Places for People explores twelve social questions in environmental design. Authors Christie Johnson Coffin and Jenny Young bring perspectives from practice and teaching to challenge assumptions about how places meet human needs. The book reveals deeper complexities in addressing basic…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • Creating Urban Agricultural Systems: An Integrated Approach to Design book cover

    Creating Urban Agricultural Systems

    An Integrated Approach to Design, 1st Edition

    By Gundula Proksch

    Creating Urban Agriculture Systems provides you with background, expertise, and inspiration for designing with urban agriculture. It shows you how to grow food in buildings and cities, operate growing systems, and integrate them with natural cycles and existing infrastructures. It teaches you the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Introducing Architectural Tectonics: Exploring the Intersection of Design and Construction book cover

    Introducing Architectural Tectonics

    Exploring the Intersection of Design and Construction, 1st Edition

    By Chad Schwartz

    Introducing Architectural Tectonics is an exploration of the poetics of construction. Tectonic theory is an integrative philosophy examining the relationships formed between design, construction, and space while creating or experiencing a work of architecture. In this text, author Chad Schwartz…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge

  • Landscape as Infrastructure: A Base Primer book cover

    Landscape as Infrastructure

    A Base Primer, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Belanger

    As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure—the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning— has become pressing. Predominant challenges facing urban regions and territories today—including…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Biomimicry in Architecture book cover

    Biomimicry in Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Pawlyn

    When searching for genuinely sustainable building design and technology - designs that go beyond conventional sustainability to be truly restorative - we often find that nature got there first. Over 3.5 billion years of natural history have evolved innumerable examples of forms, systems, and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    RIBA Publishing

  • Building Materials, Health and Indoor Air Quality: No Breathing Space? book cover

    Building Materials, Health and Indoor Air Quality

    No Breathing Space?, 1st Edition

    By Tom Woolley

    The impact of building materials and construction methods on the health and wellbeing of occupants is often underestimated. This book is an essential guide to understanding and avoiding hazardous materials and poor air quality in buildings. The author covers a range of issues beginning with an…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • FutuREstorative: Working Towards a New Sustainability book cover

    FutuREstorative

    Working Towards a New Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Martin Brown

    This book aims to further the debate on new sustainability thinking in the built environment, by bringing together a selection of short contributions from thought leaders in the UK and the rest of the world (USA, China, India, Australia, NZ, Indonesia) with an overarching narrative from Martin…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    RIBA Publishing

  • Architecture and Agriculture: A Rural Design Guide book cover

    Architecture and Agriculture

    A Rural Design Guide, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Architecture and Agriculture: A Rural Design Guide presents architectural guidelines for buildings designed and constructed in rural landscapes by emphasizing their connections with function, culture, climate, and place. Following on from the author’s first book Rural Design, the book discusses in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge

  • Advancing Wood Architecture: A Computational Approach book cover

    Advancing Wood Architecture

    A Computational Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Achim Menges, Tobias Schwinn, Oliver David Krieg

    In light of environmental challenges architecture is facing, wood is no longer regarded as outmoded, nostalgic, and rooted in the past, but increasingly recognized as one of the most promising building materials for the future. Recent years have seen unprecedented innovation of new technologies for…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22
    Routledge

  • Sustainability: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Sustainability

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Sandy Halliday, Richard Atkins

    Sustainability is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a core project task – in this case those associated with achieving sustainable design and construction - and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    RIBA Publishing

  • Building Revolutions: Applying the Circular Economy to the Built Environment book cover

    Building Revolutions

    Applying the Circular Economy to the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Dave Cheshire

    The construction industry operates within a linear economy of make, use, dispose. Buildings are stripped out and torn down with astonishing regularity while new buildings are constructed from hard-won virgin materials. But raw materials are becoming scarce, and the demands for them are exploiting…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    RIBA Publishing

  • Ventilation and Airflow in Buildings: Methods for Diagnosis and Evaluation book cover

    Ventilation and Airflow in Buildings

    Methods for Diagnosis and Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Claude-Alain Roulet

    Energy efficiency in buildings requires, among other things, that ventilation be appropriately dimensioned: too much ventilation wastes energy, and insufficient ventilation leads to poor indoor air quality and low comfort. Studies have shown that ventilation systems seldom function according to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
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