Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Rio de Janeiro: Urban Expansion and the Environment book cover

    Rio de Janeiro

    Urban Expansion and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by José L. S. Gámez, Zhongjie Lin, Jeffrey S. Nesbit

    Using Rio de Janeiro as the case study city, this book highlights and examines issues surrounding the development of mega-cities in Latin America and beyond. Complex dynamics of urbanization such as mega-event-driven development, infrastructure investment, and informal urban expansion are…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction: People, Process and Technology book cover

    Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction

    People, Process and Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack S. Goulding, Farzad Pour Rahimian

    The offsite and modular market is continuing to grow. This book builds on the success of a number of initiatives, including formative findings from literature, research and development and practice-based evidence (success stories). It presents new thinking and direction from leading experts in the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • Designing with Society: A Capabilities Approach to Design, Systems Thinking and Social Innovation book cover

    Designing with Society

    A Capabilities Approach to Design, Systems Thinking and Social Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Scott Boylston

    This book explores an emerging design culture that rigorously applies systems thinking to the practice of design as a form of facilitating change on an increasingly crowded planet. Designers conversant in topics such as living systems, cultural competence, social justice, and power asymmetries can…

    Paperback – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage: Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline book cover

    Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage

    Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Bie Plevoets, Koenraad Van Cleempoel

    Adaptive reuse – the process of repairing and restoring existing buildings for new or continued use – is becoming an essential part of architectural practice. As mounting demographic, economic, and ecological challenges limit opportunities for new construction, architects increasingly focus on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge

  • Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors book cover

    Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors

    2nd Edition

    By CJ Lim, Ed Liu

    Following on from the success of the first edition, Smartcities + Eco-Warriors (2010), this book is the latest innovative response on urban resilience from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers. An ecological symbiosis between nature, society and the built form, the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer book cover

    The Sustainable Tall Building

    A Design Primer, 1st Edition

    By Philip Oldfield

    The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer is an accessible and highly illustrated guide, which primes those involved in the design and research of tall buildings to dramatically improve their performance. Using a mixture of original research and analysis, best-practice design thinking and a…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences book cover

    Net Zero Energy Building

    Predicted and Unintended Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Ming Hu

    What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches to net zero building vary widely across the globe and are influenced by different environmental and cultural contexts. Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Culture of Nature in the History of Design book cover

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kjetil Fallan

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design confronts the dilemma caused by design’s pertinent yet precarious position in environmental discourse through interdisciplinary conversations about the design of nature and the nature of design. Demonstrating that the deep entanglements of design and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Chapman

    As a cultivated form of invention, product design is a deeply human phenomenon that enables us to shape, modify and alter the world around us – for better or worse. The recent emergence of the sustainability imperative in product design compels us to recalibrate the parameters of good design in an…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Design for the Built Environment book cover

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Rob Fleming, Saglinda H Roberts

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment marks the transition of sustainable design from a specialty service to the mainstream approach for creating a healthy and resilient built environment. This groundbreaking and transformative approach introduces sustainable design in a clear, concise,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Planning book cover

    Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Roggema

    As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries. This book focuses on the sustainable development of urban agriculture and its relationship to food planning in cities.  It…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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