Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: SEED Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues book cover

    Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook

    SEED Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth, Bryan Bell

    Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: Seed Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues is the first book to demonstrate that public interest design has emerged as a distinct profession. It provides clear professional standards of practice following SEED (Social Economic Environmental Design…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Public Interest Design Guidebooks

  • Interpreting Site: Studies in Perception, Representation, and Design book cover

    Interpreting Site

    Studies in Perception, Representation, and Design, 1st Edition

    By Genevieve S. Baudoin

    Interpreting Site explains the basic methods architects use to translate what you perceive to represent the complex conditions that physically and mentally "construe" a site, helping to shape the ultimate design. Within each of the four themes---defining site, experiencing site, spatializing site,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Housing Reconstruction: Designing resilient housing after natural disasters book cover

    Sustainable Housing Reconstruction

    Designing resilient housing after natural disasters, 1st Edition

    By Esther Charlesworth, Iftekhar Ahmed

    Through 12 case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Haiti, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and the USA, this book focuses on the housing reconstruction process after an earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, flood or fire. Design of post-disaster housing is not simply replacing the destroyed house but, as these case…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge

  • Heat Pump Planning Handbook book cover

    Heat Pump Planning Handbook

    1st Edition

    By Jürgen Bonin

    The Heat Pump Planning Handbook contains practical information and guidance on the design, planning and selection of heat pump systems, allowing engineers, designers, architects and construction specialists to compare a number of different systems and options. Including detailed descriptions of…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge

  • Emotionally Durable Design: Objects, Experiences and Empathy book cover

    Emotionally Durable Design

    Objects, Experiences and Empathy, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Chapman

    Emotionally Durable Design presents counterpoints to our ‘throwaway society’ by developing powerful design tools, methods and frameworks that build resilience into relationships between people and things. The book takes us beyond the sustainable design field’s established focus on energy and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge

  • Post-Petroleum Design book cover

    Post-Petroleum Design

    1st Edition

    By George Elvin

    Despite the growing demand for design strategies to reduce our petroleum use, no one has yet brought together the lessons of the world’s leading post-petroleum designers into a single resource. Post-Petroleum Design brings them together for the first time. Readers will be introduced to the most…

    Paperback – 2015-05-15
    Routledge

  • Bamboo Gridshells book cover

    Bamboo Gridshells

    1st Edition

    By David Rockwood

    This highly illustrated text brings together two areas which have both grown in popularity in recent years: gridshells and bamboo. Bamboo is a fast-growing, naturally available, renewable resource which is quite strong and lends itself to structural applications. In this unique text, David…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge

  • Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation: An Architect's Guide book cover

    Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation

    An Architect's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ulrike Passe, Francine Battaglia

    Buildings can breathe naturally, without the use of mechanical systems, if you design the spaces properly. This accessible and thorough guide shows you how in more than 260 color diagrams and photographs illustrating case studies and CFD simulations. You can achieve truly natural ventilation,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-30
    Routledge

  • Altruism by Design: How To Effect Social Change as an Architect book cover

    Altruism by Design

    How To Effect Social Change as an Architect, 1st Edition

    By Adam R. Wilmes

    Altruism by Design: How to Effect Social Change as an Architect is meant to prepare the individual designer – whether a student or practicing professional – for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and construction. It will help you understand the complexities,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge

  • Theory and Practice in Heritage and Sustainability: Between past and future book cover

    Theory and Practice in Heritage and Sustainability

    Between past and future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Auclair, Graham Fairclough

    This book explores cultural sustainability and its relationships to heritage from a wide interdisciplinary perspective. By examining the interactions between people and communities in the places where they live it exemplifies the diverse ways in which a people-centred heritage builds identities and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Solid Wood: Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design book cover

    Solid Wood

    Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Mayo

    Over the past 10-15 years a renaissance in wood architecture has occurred with the development of new wood building systems and design strategies, elevating wood from a predominantly single-family residential idiom to a rival of concrete and steel construction for a variety of building types,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-16
    Routledge

  • Niche Tactics: Generative Relationships Between Architecture and Site book cover

    Niche Tactics

    Generative Relationships Between Architecture and Site, 1st Edition

    By Caroline O'Donnell

    Niche Tactics aligns architecture's relationship with site with its ecological analogue: the relationship between an organism and its environment.Bracketed between texts on giraffe morphology, ecological perception, ugliness, and hopeful monsters, architectural case studies investigate historical…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge

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