Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design book cover

    Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design

    1st Edition

    By Kingston Heath

    Sustainable design requires that design practitioners respond to a particular set of social, cultural and environmental conditions. 'Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design' defines a set of strategies for understanding the complexities of a regional setting. Through a series of international…

    Paperback – 2009-03-20

  • The Ecology of Building Materials book cover

    The Ecology of Building Materials

    2nd Edition

    By Bjorn Berge

    The Ecology of Building Materials explores key questions surrounding sustainability of building materials. It provides technical data to enable design and building professionals to choose the most appropriate materials for a project: those that are least polluting, most energy efficient, and from…

    Paperback – 2009-02-19

  • Eco-Resorts book cover


    1st Edition

    By Zbigniew Bromberek

    Eco-Resorts is a design guide for low impact, environmentally friendly tourist resorts in the tropics. The book is the first to offer architects practical, detailed guidance in developing resort buildings that work with a tropical climate and meet the needs and expectations of the client and…

    Paperback – 2009-02-12

  • The ZEDbook: Solutions for a Shrinking World book cover

    The ZEDbook

    Solutions for a Shrinking World, 1st Edition

    By Bill Dunster, Craig Simmons, Bobby Gilbert

    Though few now doubt the severity of the environmental problems faced by humanity there is still resistance from businesses, developers, architects, planners and government when it comes to making the step changes necessary to make our lifestyles sustainable. Based on the experience gained from…

    Paperback – 2007-12-13
    Taylor & Francis

  • Bioclimatic Housing: Innovative Designs for Warm Climates book cover

    Bioclimatic Housing

    Innovative Designs for Warm Climates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Hyde

    In the search for sustainable architecture, there is growing interest in the relationship between nature and design. In this vital new book, the term �bioclimatic�, relating to the dynamic between climate and living organisms, is applied by the authors in focusing on countries where housing…

    Paperback – 2007-12-11

  • Marketing Green Building Services book cover

    Marketing Green Building Services

    1st Edition

    By Jerry Yudelson

    Marketing Green Building Services: Strategies for Success presents all the information key decision-makers need to respond to the fast-growing market for green buildings, design and construction services and products. Completely updated, revised and expanded from the author’s previous works, this…

    Paperback – 2007-11-05

  • Visions of Sustainability: Cities and Regions book cover

    Visions of Sustainability

    Cities and Regions, 1st Edition

    By Hildebrand Frey, Paul Yaneske

    This book examines the sustainability of cities and regions and concludes that currently sustainability is not achievable. By identifying how cities and regions in the past have maintained or lost sustainability and how cities and regions of today might achieve sustainability in the future, it…

    Paperback – 2007-11-01
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Environments of Architecture: Environmental Design in Context book cover

    The Environments of Architecture

    Environmental Design in Context, 1st Edition

    By Randall Thomas, Trevor Garnham

    This well-illustrated 'think piece' provides a much needed and topical philosophical introduction to the place of environmental design in architecture. The Environments of Architecture sets out a range of considerations necessary to produce appropriate internal environments in the context of a…

    Paperback – 2007-09-21
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Environmental Imagination: Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment book cover

    The Environmental Imagination

    Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment, 1st Edition

    By Dean Hawkes

    This title, from a well-regarded and established expert, explores the changing relationship between the poetic intentions and technical means of environmental design in architecture. Working thematically and chronologically from the eighteenth century to the present day, these essays reach beyond…

    Paperback – 2007-08-08
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Green Braid: Towards an Architecture of Ecology, Economy and Equity book cover

    The Green Braid

    Towards an Architecture of Ecology, Economy and Equity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Tanzer, Rafael Longoria

    This volume presents the discipline’s best thinking on sustainability in written, drawn, and built form, drawing on over fifteen years of peer-reviewed essays and national design awards published by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). Providing a primer on…

    Paperback – 2007-02-28
    The ACSA Architectural Education Series

  • Sustainability at the Cutting Edge book cover

    Sustainability at the Cutting Edge

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Smith

    Sustainability at the Cutting Edge is an essential guide to understanding the future direction of sustainable technology. This fully updated new edition deals not only with current best practice and state of the art case studies, but with the very latest emerging technologies which will transform…

    Paperback – 2007-02-19

  • Environmental Design of Urban Buildings: An Integrated Approach book cover

    Environmental Design of Urban Buildings

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    By Mat Santamouris

    This book provides a review of environmental and energy research with respect to urban building projects. It describes how to overcome related challenges in environmental design of urban buildings. The book discusses the passive and active environmental systems within building concepts.…

    Hardback – 2006-08-01

6Series in Sustainable Architecture

Product Search