Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Biomimicry in Architecture book cover

    Biomimicry in Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Pawlyn

    When searching for genuinely sustainable building design and technology - designs that go beyond conventional sustainability to be truly restorative - we often find that nature got there first. Over 3.5 billion years of natural history have evolved innumerable examples of forms, systems, and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    RIBA Publishing

  • Building Materials, Health and Indoor Air Quality: No Breathing Space? book cover

    Building Materials, Health and Indoor Air Quality

    No Breathing Space?, 1st Edition

    By Tom Woolley

    The impact of building materials and construction methods on the health and wellbeing of occupants is often underestimated. This book is an essential guide to understanding and avoiding hazardous materials and poor air quality in buildings. The author covers a range of issues beginning with an…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • FutuREstorative: Working Towards a New Sustainability book cover

    FutuREstorative

    Working Towards a New Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Martin Brown

    This book is to further the debate on new sustainability thinking in the built environment, by bringing together a selection of short contributions from thought leaders in the UK and the rest of the world (USA, China, India, Australia, NZ, Indonesia) with an overarching narrative from the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    RIBA Publishing

  • Architecture and Agriculture: A Rural Design Guide book cover

    Architecture and Agriculture

    A Rural Design Guide, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Architecture and Agriculture: A Rural Design Guide presents architectural guidelines for buildings designed and constructed in rural landscapes by emphasizing their connections with function, culture, climate, and place. Following on from the author’s first book Rural Design, the book discusses in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge

  • Advancing Wood Architecture: A Computational Approach book cover

    Advancing Wood Architecture

    A Computational Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Achim Menges, Tobias Schwinn, Oliver David Krieg

    In light of environmental challenges architecture is facing, wood is no longer regarded as outmoded, nostalgic, and rooted in the past, but increasingly recognized as one of the most promising building materials for the future. Recent years have seen unprecedented innovation of new technologies for…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22
    Routledge

  • Sustainability: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Sustainability

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Sandy Halliday, Richard Atkins

    Sustainability is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a core project task – in this case those associated with achieving sustainable design and construction - and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    RIBA Publishing

  • Building Revolutions: Applying the Circular Economy to the Built Environment book cover

    Building Revolutions

    Applying the Circular Economy to the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Dave Cheshire

    The construction industry operates within a linear economy of make, use, dispose. Buildings are stripped out and torn down with astonishing regularity while new buildings are constructed from hard-won virgin materials. But raw materials are becoming scarce, and the demands for them are exploiting…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    RIBA Publishing

  • Ventilation and Airflow in Buildings: Methods for Diagnosis and Evaluation book cover

    Ventilation and Airflow in Buildings

    Methods for Diagnosis and Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Claude-Alain Roulet

    Energy efficiency in buildings requires, among other things, that ventilation be appropriately dimensioned: too much ventilation wastes energy, and insufficient ventilation leads to poor indoor air quality and low comfort. Studies have shown that ventilation systems seldom function according to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
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  • Adaptable Architecture: Theory and practice book cover

    Adaptable Architecture

    Theory and practice, 1st Edition

    By Robert Schmidt III, Simon Austin

    Adaptable Architecture provides thought-provoking and inquisitive insights into how we can prolong the useful life of buildings by designing them to be more adaptable, and hence create a more sustainable built environment. The book provides a theoretical foundation counterpointed by the experiences…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge

  • Pragmatic Sustainability: Dispositions for Critical Adaptation book cover

    Pragmatic Sustainability

    Dispositions for Critical Adaptation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Steven A. Moore

     This second edition of Pragmatic Sustainability proposes a pragmatic, discursive and pluralistic approach to thinking about sustainability.. Rather than suggesting a single solution to the problem of how to live sustainably, this collection discusses broader approaches to social and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge

  • Energy Accounts: Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future book cover

    Energy Accounts

    Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Willis, William W. Braham, Katsuhiko Muramoto, Daniel A. Barber

    How does one tell the story of energy production, use, or conservation in a manner sufficiently convincing to influence policy, behavior, and design? Energy Accounts explores potential answers to this question through compelling images, data visualizations, narratives, and other examples of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-29
    Routledge

  • Architecture as the Ethics of Climate book cover

    Architecture as the Ethics of Climate

    1st Edition

    By Jin Baek

    At a time when climate and ethics have become so important to architectural debate, this book proposes an entirely new way for architects to engage with these core issues. Drawing on Tetsuro Watsuji‘s (1889-1960) philosophy, the book illuminates climate not as a collection of objective natural…

    Paperback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge

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