Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resources book cover

    Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resources

    1st Edition

    By Sumita Sinha

    Architects, development practitioners and designers are working in a global environment and issues such as environmental and cultural sustainability matter more than ever. Past interactions and interventions between developed and developing countries have often been unequal and inappropriate. We…

    Paperback – 2012-02-15
    Routledge

  • Zero-carbon Homes: A Road Map book cover

    Zero-carbon Homes

    A Road Map, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Williams

    Housing is a major contributor to CO2 emissions in Europe and America today and the construction of new homes offers an opportunity to address this issue. Providing homes that achieve "zero carbon", "carbon neutral", "zero-net energy" or "energy-plus" standard is becoming the goal of more…

    Paperback – 2011-12-16
    Routledge

  • Spatial Agency: Other Ways of Doing Architecture book cover

    Spatial Agency: Other Ways of Doing Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Nishat Awan, Tatjana Schneider, Jeremy Till

    This book offers the first comprehensive overview of alternative approaches to architectural practice. At a time when many commentators are noting that alternative and richer approaches to architectural practice are required if the profession is to flourish, this book provides multiple…

    Paperback – 2011-06-07
    Routledge

  • The EcoEdge: Urgent Design Challenges in Building Sustainable Cities book cover

    The EcoEdge

    Urgent Design Challenges in Building Sustainable Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Charlesworth, Rob Adams

    Presenting diverse case studies of contemporary sustainable urban practice from Europe, Africa, India, South America, the USA and Australia, this book offers the reader a fantastic wealth of practical material from a range of internationally renowned authors. Each practical case study has…

    Paperback – 2011-02-17
    Routledge

  • New Directions in Sustainable Design book cover

    New Directions in Sustainable Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Parr, Michael Zaretsky

    Recently there has been a plethora of work published on the topic of sustainability, much of which is purely theoretical or technical in its approach. More often than not these books fail to introduce readers to the larger challenge of what thinking sustainably might entail. Combining a series of…

    Paperback – 2010-10-05
    Routledge

  • Precedents in Zero-Energy Design: Architecture and Passive Design in the 2007 Solar Decathlon book cover

    Precedents in Zero-Energy Design

    Architecture and Passive Design in the 2007 Solar Decathlon, 1st Edition

    By Michael Zaretsky

    ‘Michael Zaretsky’s Precedents in Zero-Energy Design is such an important book … it will help readers recognize that design comes before technology – and renewable energy systems alone can’t solve the problems we face’ –  John D. Quale, Assistant Professor of Architecture and ecoMOD Project…

    Paperback – 2009-10-15
    Routledge

  • 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

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

    Eco-Urbanity

    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
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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