Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Tropical Sustainable Architecture book cover

    Tropical Sustainable Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joo Hwa Bay, Boon Lay Ong

    The tropical belt – where large areas of South East Asia, India, Africa and parts of both North and South America are located – forms the biggest landmass in the world and has one of the highest numbers of rapidly developing cities. Coincidentally, architecture in these regions shares common…

    Paperback – 2006-07-12
    Routledge

  • Strategies for Sustainable Architecture book cover

    Strategies for Sustainable Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Paola Sassi

    Filling a gap in existing literature on sustainable design, this new guide introduces and illustrates sustainable design principles through detailed case studies of sustainable buildings in Europe, North America and Australia. The guide will provide the reader with a deeper understanding of the…

    Paperback – 2006-06-19
    Taylor & Francis

  • Building with Reclaimed Components and Materials: A Design Handbook for Reuse and Recycling book cover

    Building with Reclaimed Components and Materials

    A Design Handbook for Reuse and Recycling, 1st Edition

    By Bill Addis

    Interest in green and sustainable design is growing throughout the world. Both national and local governments are active in promoting reuse and recycling in order to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill. This guide identifies how building designers and constructors can minimize the…

    Hardback – 2006-05-01
    Routledge

  • Environmental Design: An Introduction for Architects and Engineers book cover

    Environmental Design

    An Introduction for Architects and Engineers, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Randall Thomas

    Written and edited by a team of specialists at Max Fordham LLP, one of the UK’s leading environmental and building services engineering consultancies, Environmental Design is the result of their extensive experience in designing environmentally-friendly buildings. The principles of their approach,…

    Paperback – 2005-12-15
    Taylor & Francis

  • Future Forms and Design For Sustainable Cities book cover

    Future Forms and Design For Sustainable Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Jenks, Nicola Dempsey

    Concentrating on the planning and design of cities, the three sections take a logical route through the discussion from the broad considerations at regional and city scale, to the larger city at high and lower densities through to design considerations on the smaller block scale. Key design issues…

    Paperback – 2005-07-29
    Routledge

  • Solar Architecture in Cool Climates book cover

    Solar Architecture in Cool Climates

    1st Edition

    By Colin Porteous, Kerr MacGregor

    'A must-read for practitioners, teachers and others interested in or working with energy use in the built environment, including a delightful set of examples' Ann Grete Hestnes, former President of the International Solar Energy Society Solar Architecture in Cool Climates is an invaluable primer…

    Paperback – 2005-07-01
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Architectures: Critical Explorations of Green Building Practice in Europe and North America book cover

    Sustainable Architectures

    Critical Explorations of Green Building Practice in Europe and North America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Guy, Steven A. Moore

    As buildings are responsible for fifty per cent of CO2 emissions, their design has become the focus of intense technical scrutiny. Knowing how to build more technically efficient, or ecologically responsible, buildings, and being able to assemble the social resources to do so, requires different…

    Paperback – 2005-01-26
    Routledge

  • Solar House book cover

    Solar House

    1st Edition

    By Terry Galloway

    Covering the full life span of the project, from siting issues through specific design features to maintenance of the property and equipment, this is a comprehensive guide to designing, planning and building a solar house. The author uses his experience of living in a solar house to inform the…

    Paperback – 2004-02-10
    Routledge

  • Eco-Refurbishment book cover

    Eco-Refurbishment

    1st Edition

    By Peter Smith

    This clear and accessible guide provides a comprehensive outline on how to convert your house into a more 'green' home. Buildings are the greates energy wasters and for those of us concerned about the environment, and household bills, this book presents the key design changes that we can implement…

    Paperback – 2003-10-07
    Routledge

  • Solar Energy Houses: Strategies, Technologies, Examples book cover

    Solar Energy Houses

    Strategies, Technologies, Examples, 1st Edition

    By Anne-Grete Hestnes, Robert Hastings, Bjarne Saxhof

    Passive and active solar strategies together with the adoption of energy conservation measures and the integration of new materials and technologies can lead to a dramatic reduction of 75-90 per cent in the energy consumption of the buildings. The objective of Task 13 of the IEA's Solar Heating…

    Paperback – 2003-05-01
    Routledge

  • Consensus Design book cover

    Consensus Design

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Rosie Parnell

    Consensus Design offers a practical step by step guide to co-design; an increasingly important consideration for architects as they compete for work.The text moves from identifying the methodology of the process to developing a series of principles and practical steps which illustrate how consensus…

    Paperback – 2002-10-29
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sustainable Architecture book cover

    Understanding Sustainable Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Helen Bennetts, Antony Radford, Terry Williamson

    Understanding Sustainable Architecture is a review of the assumptions, beliefs, goals and bodies of knowledge that underlie the endeavour to design (more) sustainable buildings and other built developments. Much of the available advice and rhetoric about sustainable architecture begins from…

    Paperback – 2002-10-24
    Taylor & Francis

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