Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Ecology and the Architectural Imagination book cover

    Ecology and the Architectural Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Brook Muller

    By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer’s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Building Information Modeling book cover

    Building Information Modeling

    1st Edition

    By Karen M. Kensek

    This is a design guide for architects, engineers, and contractors concerning the principles and specific applications of building information modeling (BIM). BIM has the potential to revolutionize the building industry, and yet not all architects and construction professionals fully understand…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

  • Rough Guide to Sustainability: A Design Primer book cover

    Rough Guide to Sustainability

    A Design Primer, 4th Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This latest edition of Rough Guide to Sustainability remains a simple, no-nonsense reference source for all students and practitioners of sustainability in the built environment. It sets out the broad environmental, professional and governmental context underlying sustainability principles, and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Retrofit for Purpose: Low Energy Renewal of Non-Domestic Buildings book cover

    Retrofit for Purpose

    Low Energy Renewal of Non-Domestic Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Greg Penoyre, Sunand Prasad

    Retrofit for Purpose examines a range of state-of-the-art non-domestic retrofit projects. Its chapters explore common challenges, offer practical solutions and provide a clarion-call to architects and clients for better, smarter retrofit.  Twelve case studies focus as much on the transformation of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Introduction to Architectural Science: The Basis of Sustainable Design book cover

    Introduction to Architectural Science

    The Basis of Sustainable Design, 3rd Edition

    By Steven V. Szokolay

    Now in its third edition, this book provides the ideal and only reference to the physical basis of architectural design. Fully updated and expanded throughout, the book provides the data required for architects to design buildings that will maintain the users comfort in a variety of conditions,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge

  • Design Energy Simulation for Architects: Guide to 3D Graphics book cover

    Design Energy Simulation for Architects

    Guide to 3D Graphics, 1st Edition

    By Kjell Anderson

    Leading architectural firms are now using in-house design simulation to help make more sustainable design decisions. Taking advantage of these new tools requires understanding of what can be done with simulation, how to do it, and how to interpret the results. This software-agnostic book, which is…

    Paperback – 2014-02-26
    Routledge

  • Design-Tech: Building Science for Architects book cover

    Design-Tech

    Building Science for Architects, 2nd Edition

    By Jason Alread, Thomas Leslie, Robert Whitehead

    Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive overview. In this expanded edition, measurements and examples are listed in both metric…

    Paperback – 2014-02-25
    Routledge

  • Urban Retrofitting for Sustainability: Mapping the Transition to 2050 book cover

    Urban Retrofitting for Sustainability

    Mapping the Transition to 2050, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Dixon, Malcolm Eames, Miriam Hunt, Simon Lannon

    With a foreword from Paul King, Chief Executive, UK Green Building Council and Chairman, Zero Carbon Hub As concerns over climate change and resource constraints grow, many cities across the world are trying to achieve a low carbon transition. Although new zero carbon buildings are an important…

    Hardback – 2014-01-23
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys book cover

    Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

    Design Journeys, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Fletcher

    Praise for the previous edition: "[A] fascinating book." John Thackara, Doors of Perception "Provides the foundations for a radical new perspective." Ethical Pulse "At last a book that dispels the idea that fashion is only interested in trend-driven fluff: not only does it have a brain, but it…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

  • Places of the Soul: Architecture and environmental design as a healing art book cover

    Places of the Soul

    Architecture and environmental design as a healing art, 3rd Edition

    By Christopher Day

    For Christopher Day, architecture isn’t just about the appearance of buildings but how they’re experienced as places to be in. Occupants’ experience can differ radically from designers’ intentions as their concerns and thinking differ. Additionally, multi-sensory ambience, spatial sequential…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

  • The Skycourt and Skygarden: Greening the urban habitat book cover

    The Skycourt and Skygarden

    Greening the urban habitat, 1st Edition

    By Jason Pomeroy

    Population increases, advances in technology and the continued trend towards inner-city migration have transformed the traditional city of spaces into the modern city of objects. This has necessitated alternative spatial and technological solutions to replenish those environments that were once so…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge

  • A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment book cover

    A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Simon Foxell

    In a world increasingly concerned about the impact of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere on global climate, the A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment will provide an understanding of the science and the public policy and regulation intended to tackle climate…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge

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