Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings: Cool Climates book cover

    Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings

    Cool Climates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Burton

    Whilst sustainability is already an important driver in the new building sector, this book explores how those involved in refurbishment of commercial building are moving this agenda forward. It includes chapters by developers, surveyors, cost consultants, architects, building physicists and other…

    Hardback – 2014-10-08
    Routledge

  • Delivering Sustainable Buildings: Saving and Payback book cover

    Delivering Sustainable Buildings

    Saving and Payback, 1st Edition

    By Yetunde Abdul, Richard Quartermaine, David Sutton

    Research by Sweett Group and BRE has challenged the perception that sustainable buildings are necessarily more costly to build. By applying cost data from real construction projects to three case study buildings – an office, secondary school and community healthcare centre – detailed capital and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25
    IHS BRE Press

  • Domestic Building Services Compliance Guide (for Part L 2013 edition) book cover

    Domestic Building Services Compliance Guide (for Part L 2013 edition)

    1st Edition

    By Dclg

    This guide is referred to in the 2013 edition of Approved Document L1A and the 2010 edition of Approved Document L1B (as amended in 2013) for dwellings as a source of guidance on complying with Building Regulations requirements for space heating and hot water systems, mechanical ventilation,…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    RIBA Publishing

  • Non-Domestic Building Services Compliance Guide (for Part L 2013 edition) book cover

    Non-Domestic Building Services Compliance Guide (for Part L 2013 edition)

    1st Edition

    By Dclg

    This guide is referred to in the 2013 edition of Approved Document L2A and the 2010 edition of Approved Document L2B (as amended in 2013) for non-domestic buildings as a source of guidance on complying with Building Regulations requirements for space heating and hot water systems, mechanical…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    RIBA Publishing

  • Second Nature Urban Agriculture: Designing Productive Cities book cover

    Second Nature Urban Agriculture

    Designing Productive Cities, 1st Edition

    By André Viljoen, Katrin Bohn

    Winner of the 2015 RIBA President's Award for Outstanding University Located Research This book is the long awaited sequel to "Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes: Designing Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Cities". "Second Nature Urban Agriculture" updates and extends the authors' concept…

    Paperback – 2014-08-19
    Routledge

  • Sustainability & Scarcity: A Handbook for Green Design and Construction in Developing Countries book cover

    Sustainability & Scarcity

    A Handbook for Green Design and Construction in Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Peter Ozolins

    Sustainability & Scarcity addresses a gap in the literature on green building recognized by many in the fields of international development, architecture, construction, housing and sustainability. Rather than being based on the experiences of more economically-developed countries, this book…

    Paperback – 2014-07-30
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Buildings book cover

    Sustainable Buildings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rohinton Emmanuel

    The ‘fit for purpose’ of the built environment has been a focus of attention since classical times, both in the West and in the East. However, an explicit focus on ‘sustainable buildings’ is relatively new. The last two decades in particular have seen an explosion of published material on the…

    Hardback – 2014-07-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Humanitarian Architecture: 15 stories of architects working after disaster book cover

    Humanitarian Architecture

    15 stories of architects working after disaster, 1st Edition

    By Esther Charlesworth

    Never has the demand been so urgent for architects to respond to the design and planning challenges of rebuilding post-disaster sites and cities. In 2011, more people were displaced by natural disasters (42 million) than by wars and armed conflicts. And yet the number of architects equipped to deal…

    Paperback – 2014-06-25
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment book cover

    An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment

    1st Edition

    By Peter Rickaby, Construction Products Association

    An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment comes in two parts. The first describes the fundamentals and preliminary considerations of planning a low carbon refurbishment project, before exploring various components of a house (walls, heating systems etc.). Each chapter includes references…

    Paperback – 2014-06-16
    RIBA Publishing

  • Designing Sustainability: Making radical changes in a material world book cover

    Designing Sustainability

    Making radical changes in a material world, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Walker

    What is the relationship between design, sustainability, inner values and spirituality? How can we create designs that provide a convincing alternative to unsustainable interpretations of progress, growth, consumerism and commercialism? Building on the arguments first advanced in his widely…

    Paperback – 2014-05-15
    Routledge

  • Approved Document L2B: Conservation of fuel and power (existing buildings other than dwellings) book cover

    Approved Document L2B

    Conservation of fuel and power (existing buildings other than dwellings), 1st Edition

    By Dclg

    Building Regulations Part L: Approved Document L1B (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires a 25% improvement over 2006 standards for every new home. An aggregate approach for improvement of new non-domestic buildings delivers an improvement of 25% overall, rather than for each individual…

    Paperback – 2014-05-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Life Cycle Assessment book cover

    Life Cycle Assessment

    1st Edition

    By Kathrina Simonen

    Life Cycle Assessment addresses the dynamic and dialectic of building and ecology, presenting the key theories and techniques surrounding the use of life cycle assessment data and methods. Architects and construction professionals must assume greater responsibility in helping building owners to…

    Paperback – 2014-04-11
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

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