Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates: Traditional Dwellings in Iran book cover

    Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates

    Traditional Dwellings in Iran, 1st Edition

    By Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr

    With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy-intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comfort, but how sustainable is this in a world where problems with the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages book cover

    Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Ray Green, Sally Donovan

    Some 7.3 billion people currently live on the planet. Of these, 3.4 billion live in rural areas. In just a few regions—Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa—less than 50 per cent of poverty is now located in rural areas. But for the rest of the world's regions between 55 per cent and 80…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Design for a Sustainable Culture: Perspectives, Practices and Education book cover

    Design for a Sustainable Culture

    Perspectives, Practices and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Astrid Skjerven, Janne Reitan

    As culture is becoming increasingly recognised as a crucial element of sustainable development, design competence has emerged as a useful tool in creating a meaningful life within a sustainable mental, cultural and physical environment. Design for a Sustainable Culture explores the relationship…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Architecture and Resilience: Interdisciplinary Dialogues book cover

    Architecture and Resilience

    Interdisciplinary Dialogues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Trogal, Irena Bauman, Ranald Lawrence, Doina Petrescu

    Resilience will be a defining quality of the twenty-first century. As we witness the increasingly turbulent effects of climate change, the multiple challenges of resource depletion and wage stagnation, we know that our current ways of living are not resilient. This volume takes resilience as…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Construction book cover

    Sustainable Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Sandy Halliday

    The second edition of Sustainable Construction provides a masterclass on the principles and techniques involved in the design and delivery of practical, affordable, high quality sustainable buildings and places. It presents precedents, theory, concepts and principles alongside 120 wide ranging case…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Elemental Architecture: Temperaments of Sustainability book cover

    Elemental Architecture

    Temperaments of Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Elemental Architecture presents a new and refreshing approach to sustainable architectural practice. Going beyond the standard performance-based and quantitative sustainable measures, it incorporates a broader framework of considerations, including the more poetic and noetic possibilities of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge

  • Nanostructured Electrochromic Materials for Smart Switchable Windows book cover

    Nanostructured Electrochromic Materials for Smart Switchable Windows

    1st Edition

    By Avinash Balakrishnan, Praveen Pattathil

    This book focuses on next-generation smart windows which can change their optical-physical properties by reflecting and/or transmitting incoming light radiation to attain comfortable indoor temperatures throughout the year. Offers in-depth discussion of a range of materials and devices related…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    CRC Press

  • A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering: An Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance book cover

    A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering

    An Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dejan Mumovic, Mat Santamouris

    The second edition of this authoritative textbook equips students with the tools they will need to tackle the challenges of sustainable building design and engineering. The book looks at how to design, engineer and monitor energy efficient buildings, how to adapt buildings to climate change, and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • Interior Design for Small Dwellings book cover

    Interior Design for Small Dwellings

    1st Edition

    By Sherrill Baldwin Halbe, Rose K Mark

    Interior Design for Small Dwellings addresses the onrush of interest in smaller homes and the possibility that small dwellings might be the answer to housing needs and sustainability. The book explores key principles essential to residing and designing small interiors with emphasis on client…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge

  • Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies book cover

    Public Interest Design Education Guidebook

    Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth, Bryan Bell

    Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies presents the pedagogical framework and collective curriculum necessary to teach public interest designers. The second book in Routledge’s Public Interest Design Guidebook series, the editors and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Public Interest Design Guidebooks

  • Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa: A System Dynamics Approach book cover

    Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa

    A System Dynamics Approach, 1st Edition

    By Oluwaseun Dosumu, Clinton Aigbavboa

    This book addresses some of the countless challenges faced by developing countries when adopting sustainable design and construction and offers suggestions for the way forward for African development projects. The authors argue that the pervasive non-consideration of the interrelationship between…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Constructability: A Tool for Project Management book cover

    Constructability

    A Tool for Project Management, 1st Edition

    By Sharmin Khan

    This book focuses on Constructability, a project management tool and its effectiveness in promotion of sustainable development and architecture. Constructability concentrates on the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, engineering, procurement and field operations to…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    CRC Press

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