Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • The Healthy Indoor Environment: How to assess occupants' wellbeing in buildings book cover

    The Healthy Indoor Environment

    How to assess occupants' wellbeing in buildings, 1st Edition

    By Philomena M. Bluyssen

    Despite policy directives, standards and guidelines, indoor environmental quality is still poor in many cases. The Healthy Indoor Environment, winner of the 2016 IDEC Book Award, aims to help architects, building engineers and anyone concerned with the wellbeing of building occupants to better…

    Hardback – 2013-11-12

  • Culture, Architecture and Nature: An Ecological Design Retrospective book cover

    Culture, Architecture and Nature

    An Ecological Design Retrospective, 1st Edition

    By Sim Van der Ryn

    Gathering his most compelling essays and addresses from the last fifty years in one accessible volume, this book looks at the pioneering ideas that underpin Sim Van der Ryn’s ecological design philosophy. It offers a unique decade-by-decade retrospective of the key issues in environmental design,…

    Paperback – 2013-10-18

  • Intelligent Buildings: An Introduction book cover

    Intelligent Buildings: An Introduction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Clements-Croome

    This book introduces the concept of Intelligent Buildings to the wider construction community. Edited by the Father of Intelligent Buildings, Derek Clements-Croome, the book explains that intelligent buildings should be sustainable, healthy, technologically aware, meet the needs of occupants…

    Hardback – 2013-09-10

  • Lessons from Vernacular Architecture book cover

    Lessons from Vernacular Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willi Weber, Simos Yannas

    The architectural community has had a strong and continuing interest in traditional and vernacular architecture. Lessons from Vernacular Architecture takes lessons directly from traditional and vernacular architecture and offers them to the reader as guidance and inspiration for new buildings. The…

    Hardback – 2013-08-19

  • Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy book cover

    Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy

    1st Edition

    By Kiel Moe

    Convergence is based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. No matter how paradoxical it might initially seem, architects should maximize energy intake, maximize energy use, and maximize energy feedback and reinforcement. This presumes…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17

  • Mass Customisation and Personalisation in Architecture and Construction book cover

    Mass Customisation and Personalisation in Architecture and Construction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Poorang A.E. Piroozfar, Frank T. Piller

    Challenged by the recent economic crisis, the building and construction industry is currently seeking new orientation and strategies. Here mass customisation is uncovered as a key strategy in helping to meet this challenge. The term mass customisation denotes an offering that meets the demands of…

    Paperback – 2013-07-01

  • Architecture and Energy: Performance and Style book cover

    Architecture and Energy

    Performance and Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by William W. Braham, Daniel Willis

    Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Should more energy-efficient buildings look different? Can that "look" be used to explain or enhance their performance? Architecture and Energy provides architects and architectural theorists with more durable arguments for environmental…

    Paperback – 2013-05-17

  • Design Education for a Sustainable Future book cover

    Design Education for a Sustainable Future

    1st Edition

    By Rob Fleming

    Sustainability is a powerful force that is fundamentally reshaping humanity’s relationship to the natural world and is ushering in the Age of Integration. The move from well-intentioned environmental friendliness to the higher bar of integral sustainability and regenerative design demands a…

    Paperback – 2013-03-14

  • Green Buildings Pay: Design, Productivity and Ecology book cover

    Green Buildings Pay

    Design, Productivity and Ecology, 3rd Edition

    By Brian W. Edwards, Emanuele Naboni

    This third edition of Green Buildings Pay presents new evidence and new arguments concerning the institutional and business case that can be made for green design. The green argument has moved a long way forward since the previous edition, and this fully updated book addresses the key issues faced…

    Hardback – 2013-01-07

  • Architectural Theories of the Environment: Posthuman Territory book cover

    Architectural Theories of the Environment

    Posthuman Territory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ariane Lourie Harrison

    As architects and designers, we struggle to reconcile ever increasing environmental, humanitarian, and technological demands placed on our projects. Our new geological era, the Anthropocene, marks humans as the largest environmental force on the planet and suggests that conventional anthropocentric…

    Paperback – 2012-12-03

  • Ecohouse book cover


    4th Edition

    By Sue Roaf, Manuel Fuentes, Stephanie Thomas-Rees

    Sue Roaf is famed for her approach to design and her awareness of energy efficiency. Here she reveals the concepts, structures and techniques that lie behind the realization of her ideals. By using her own house as a case study, Roaf guides the reader through the ideas for energy-efficient design…

    Paperback – 2012-11-29

  • Designing To Avoid Disaster: The Nature of Fracture-Critical Design book cover

    Designing To Avoid Disaster

    The Nature of Fracture-Critical Design, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Fisher

    Recent catastrophic events, such as the I-35W bridge collapse, New Orleans flooding, the BP oil spill, Port au Prince's destruction by earthquake, Fukushima nuclear plant's devastation by tsunami, the Wall Street investment bank failures, and the housing foreclosure epidemic and the collapse of…

    Paperback – 2012-08-28

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