Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • The Selective Environment book cover

    The Selective Environment

    1st Edition

    By Dean Hawkes, with Jane McDonald, Koen Steemers

    The complex art of architecture embraces all of the concerns of the world's cultures. It meets the fundamental needs for shelter from the elements, but, almost from its origins, has acquired other purposes and meanings. The Selective Environment is an approach to environmentally responsive…

    Paperback – 2001-11-22
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Architectural Expression of Environmental Control Systems book cover

    The Architectural Expression of Environmental Control Systems

    1st Edition

    By George Baird

    The Architectural Expression of Environmental Control Systems examines the way project teams can approach the design and expression of both active and passive environmental control systems in a more creative way. Using seminal case studies from around the world and interviews with the architects…

    Hardback – 2001-04-19
    Taylor & Francis

  • Photovoltaics and Architecture book cover

    Photovoltaics and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Randall Thomas

    Photovoltaic systems (PVs) produce electricity directly from solar radiation and are becoming more widespread as their advantages become apparent. This new guide provides an overview of how PVs work and how they are incorporated in the design of buildings, giving designers a good idea of the…

    Paperback – 2001-03-08
    Taylor & Francis

  • Sustainable Housing: Principles and Practice book cover

    Sustainable Housing

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Edwards, David Turrent

    Written by experts, Sustainable Housing brings new perspectives on residential sustainability, using case studies of latest practice. This book is based upon the 'Housing and Sustainability' conference at the RIBA in 1998, which intended to guide action into the next century, setting down key…

    Paperback – 2000-07-13
    Taylor & Francis

  • Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings book cover

    Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

    1st Edition

    By David Highfield

    Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings provides a detailed insight into a wide range of technical problems met during the refurbishment and upgrading of buildings, suggesting solutions that can be used to overcome them. The book identifies and describes specific refurbishment problems, including…

    Hardback – 2000-06-22
    Taylor & Francis

  • Green Building Handbook: Volume 2: A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment book cover

    Green Building Handbook: Volume 2

    A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Tom Woolley, Sam Kimmins

    This key handbook provides a detailed reference for environmentally concerned purchasers of building products, and complements the Green Building Handbook Vol 1. Following the format of the original, this book discusses current issues in green building before moving on to consider eight…

    Paperback – 2000-04-06
    Routledge

  • Energy and Environment in Architecture: A Technical Design Guide book cover

    Energy and Environment in Architecture

    A Technical Design Guide, 1st Edition

    By Nick Baker, Koen Steemers

    A unique and revolutionary text which explains the principles behind the LT Method (2.1), a manual design tool developed in Cambridge by the BRE. The LT Method is a unique way of estimating the combined energy usage of lighting, heating, cooling and ventilation systems, to enable the designer to…

    Paperback – 1999-12-23
    Taylor & Francis

  • Dimensions of Sustainability book cover

    Dimensions of Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Scott, MIT

    This illustrated book gives a comprehensive view of _ contemporary ideas, innovations and emerging attitudes to sustainability that emanated from the MIT symposium. 16 leading contributors with demonstrable track records in architectural practice, engineering and academia give their insights…

    Paperback – 1998-11-12
    Taylor & Francis

  • Green Building Handbook: Volume 1: A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment book cover

    Green Building Handbook: Volume 1

    A Guide to Building Products and their Impact on the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Tom Woolley, Sam Kimmins, Rob Harrison, Paul Harrison

    Environmentally responsible building involves resolving many conflicting issues and requirements. Each stage in the design process from the fundamental decisions about what, where and even whether to build has implications for the environment. Evolving out of the success of Green Building Digest, a…

    Paperback – 1997-11-27
    Routledge

  • Photovoltaics in Buildings: A Design Handbook for Architects and Engineers book cover

    Photovoltaics in Buildings

    A Design Handbook for Architects and Engineers, 1st Edition

    By Friedrich Sick

    Edited by Thomas Erge

    The integration of photovoltaics (PV) into buildings goes beyond energy saving by providing a clean and elegant way of actually generating electricity. There are already numerous successful examples and rapid technological improvements promise expansion of PV's present niche market to that of a…

    Paperback – 1996-01-01
    Routledge

  • The Environmental Tradition: Studies in the architecture of environment book cover

    The Environmental Tradition

    Studies in the architecture of environment, 1st Edition

    By Dr Dean Hawkes, Dean Hawkes

    This text brings together a unique collection of writing by a leading researcher and critic which outlines the evolution of the environmental dimension of architectural theory and practice in the past twenty-five years. It deals with the transformation of the environmental design field which was…

    Paperback – 1995-12-14
    Taylor & Francis

  • Solar Low Energy Houses of IEA Task 13 book cover

    Solar Low Energy Houses of IEA Task 13

    1st Edition

    By Robert Hastings

    The International Energy Agency's Task 13 is to advance solar building technologies. As part of that programme, 15 houses in 12 countries have been built to test new technologies and strategies for achieving low energy demand while maintaining a good indoor climate.;The principal strategies used…

    Paperback – 1994-11-01
    Routledge

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