Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Solar Home Design Manual for Cool Climates book cover

    Solar Home Design Manual for Cool Climates

    1st Edition

    By Shawna Henderson, Don Roscoe

    If you want an inexpensive, environmentally sound source of energy for your home, you need look no further than the sun. Solar heat is not subject to rate increases, is totally renewable, pollution free and requires little or no technology. It is here for you today, and can easily provide up to 50%…

    Paperback – 2010-09-01
    Routledge

  • Dictionary of Ecodesign: An Illustrated Reference book cover

    Dictionary of Ecodesign

    An Illustrated Reference, 1st Edition

    By Ken Yeang, Lillian Woo

    The first guide to the terminology of sustainable design. Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field, this illustrated dictionary provides over 1500 definitions and explanations of ecodesign terms. Providing a unique resource for the practitioner and student, …

    Hardback – 2010-03-12
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Buildings in Practice: What the Users Think book cover

    Sustainable Buildings in Practice

    What the Users Think, 1st Edition

    By George Baird

    Current assessment methods of sustainable buildings do not adequately account for the users’ needs. Given that over the life of a building, total salary costs far outweigh both operating costs and combined capital and rental costs, the occupants’ needs are not something which should be sensibly…

    Paperback – 2010-01-26
    Routledge

  • Designing for Re-Use: The Life of Consumer Packaging book cover

    Designing for Re-Use

    The Life of Consumer Packaging, 1st Edition

    By Tom Fisher, Janet Shipton

    Packaging is ephemeral - its purpose is to be 'wasted' once we've removed the product it contains. Whilst we are encouraged to 'reduce, re-use and recycle', Designing for Re-Use proposes that domestic re-use is the 'Cinderella' of this trinity, because it is under researched and little understood.…

    Paperback – 2009-12-09
    Routledge

  • Climate and Architecture book cover

    Climate and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Torben Dahl

    Provides a critical overview of the main climate influences which shape the design of buildings. Written by experts in their field, the book contains the latest research into climatic design supported by case studies and examples drawn from both historic and modernist practice from Europe and…

    Paperback – 2009-11-05
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Solar Housing: Volume One - Strategies and Solutions book cover

    Sustainable Solar Housing

    Volume One - Strategies and Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Robert Hastings, Maria Wall

    This far-reaching and authoritative two-volume set examines a range of potential solutions for low-energy building design, considering different strategies (energy conservation and renewable energy) and technologies (relating to the building envelope, ventilation, heat delivery, heat production,…

    Paperback – 2009-10-27
    Routledge

  • Precedents in Zero-Energy Design: Architecture and Passive Design in the 2007 Solar Decathlon book cover

    Precedents in Zero-Energy Design

    Architecture and Passive Design in the 2007 Solar Decathlon, 1st Edition

    By Michael Zaretsky

    ‘Michael Zaretsky’s Precedents in Zero-Energy Design is such an important book … it will help readers recognize that design comes before technology – and renewable energy systems alone can’t solve the problems we face’ –  John D. Quale, Assistant Professor of Architecture and ecoMOD Project…

    Paperback – 2009-10-15
    Routledge

  • Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change book cover

    Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change

    2nd Edition

    By David Crichton, Fergus Nicol, Sue Roaf

    From the bestselling author of Ecohouse, this fully revised edition of Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change provides unique insights into how we can protect our buildings, cities, infra-structures and lifestyles against risks associated with extreme weather and related social, economic…

    Paperback – 2009-09-02
    Routledge

  • Environment, Technology and Sustainability book cover

    Environment, Technology and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Hocine Bougdah, Stephen Sharples

    This second volume in the Technologies of Architecture series – the only series of books tuned to the architectural technology syllabus – explores the environmental influences on building design. Looking particularly at sustainable building, a holistic view is taken, so that the influence…

    Paperback – 2009-07-22
    Taylor & Francis
    Technologies of Architecture

  • Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings book cover

    Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By David Highfield, Christopher Gorse

    A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes: existing floor and wall…

    Paperback – 2009-05-27
    Spon Press

  • Sustainable Olympic Design and Urban Development book cover

    Sustainable Olympic Design and Urban Development

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Pitts, Hanwen Liao

    With appropriate planning and design, Olympic urban development has the potential to leave positive environmental legacies to the host city and contribute to environmental sustainability. This book explains how a modern Olympic games can successfully develop a more sustainable design approach by…

    Paperback – 2009-05-12
    Routledge

  • Eco-Urbanity: Towards Well-Mannered Built Environments book cover

    Eco-Urbanity

    Towards Well-Mannered Built Environments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Darko Radovic

    There is need for change in our currently unsustainable cities. Carefully outlining paths towards better, sustainable ways of urban living, this book proposes a radical change in the ways we conceive and live our urban environments. Bringing together diverse cultural and disciplinary views on urban…

    Paperback – 2009-03-31
    Routledge

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