Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • The British Papers: Current Thinking on Sustainable City Design book cover

    The British Papers

    Current Thinking on Sustainable City Design, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Brady

    The British Papers is a collection of invited essays and opinions from architectural and urban –design leaders, as a snapshot of current thinking and approaches to sustainable city-making.This series of essays, compiled and edited by Angela Brady, brings together the thoughts of leading figures in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • Living Roofs in Integrated Urban Water Systems book cover

    Living Roofs in Integrated Urban Water Systems

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Roehr, Elizabeth Fassman-Beck

    With the infrastructure to manage storm water threats in cities becoming increasingly expensive to build or repair, the design community needs to look at alternative approaches. Living roofs present an opportunity to compliment ground-level storm water control measures, contributing to a holistic,…

    Hardback – 2015-02-26
    Routledge

  • Green Solar Cities book cover

    Green Solar Cities

    1st Edition

    By Peder Vejsig Pedersen, Jakob Klint, Karin Kappel, Katrine Vejsig Pedersen

    The Green Solar Cities, EU-Concerto project focuses on the practical large scale implementation of solar energy technologies in combination with new build and retrofit low energy building in the cities of Copenhagen, with its city part Valby, in Denmark and Salzburg in Austria. This book aims to…

    Paperback – 2015-01-29
    Routledge

  • Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanent: Designing and Appreciating Architecture as Nature book cover

    Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanent

    Designing and Appreciating Architecture as Nature, 1st Edition

    By Rumiko Handa

    Architects have long operated based on the assumption that a building is 'complete' once construction has finished. Striving to create a perfect building, they wish for it to stay in its original state indefinitely, viewing any subsequent alterations as unintended effects or the results of…

    Paperback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge

  • The Environmental Design Pocketbook book cover

    The Environmental Design Pocketbook

    2nd Edition

    By Sofie Pelsmakers

    The Environmental Design Pocketbook 2nd ed places the information you need for sustainable, low energy building design at your fingertips. Packed with diagrams, tools and tips, it cuts through the complex mass of technical data and legislation that faces the designer, and distils all the key…

    Paperback – 2015-01-08
    RIBA Publishing

  • Lighting Design: A Perception-Based Approach book cover

    Lighting Design

    A Perception-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Cuttle

    By reading this book, you will develop the skills to perceive a space and its contents in light, and be able to devise a layout of luminaires that will provide that lit appearance. Written by renowned lighting expert Christopher (Kit) Cuttle, the book: explains the difference between vision and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-05
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Timber Design book cover

    Sustainable Timber Design

    1st Edition

    By Michael Dickson, Dave Parker

    This new resource covers the material selection, structural design and connections detailing of truly sustainable timber buildings through: consideration of the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction, including the importance of forestry and conservation a review of modern…

    Paperback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge

  • Architecture Beyond Criticism: Expert Judgment and Performance Evaluation book cover

    Architecture Beyond Criticism

    Expert Judgment and Performance Evaluation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Aaron T. Davis, Ashraf M. Salama, Andrea Hardy

    For the first time, this book demonstrates that the two paradigms of architectural criticism and performance evaluation can not only co-exist but complement each other in the assessment of built works. As architecture takes more principled stances worldwide, from environmental sustainability to…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge

  • Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design book cover

    Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design

    1st Edition

    By Carl Bovill

    Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design will help you understand the nature of the sustainability problem and show you how to implement your design for a sustainable future. Organized in six parts, the problem, the environment, the residential scale, the commercial scale, the urban scale,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-08
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Architectural Conservation: Philosophy, Legislation and Practice book cover

    An Introduction to Architectural Conservation

    Philosophy, Legislation and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nick Lee Evans

    There are over half a million listed buildings in Britain, conservation areas can be found in every borough, and a large proportion of our housing stock pre-dates 1914. So, whether in extending a listed house, reordering a local church, or converting an historic warehouse, most architects will work…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design book cover

    Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Meek, Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg

    Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design provides architects, building designers, and students clear direction for the successful inclusion of daylight and integrated electric light in buildings. It presents design teams with the performance analysis resources, energy saving estimates and user…

    Paperback – 2014-10-28
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

  • Designing for Hope: Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability book cover

    Designing for Hope

    Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Dominique Hes, Chrisna du Plessis

    A forward looking book on sustainable design that describes problems and then, by providing a different way to conceptualise design and development, leads on to examples of regenerative solutions. Its aim is to move the discussion away from doing less, but still detracting from our ecological…

    Paperback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge

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