Architecture: Sustainable Architecture

  • Planning Sustainable Cities: An infrastructure-based approach book cover

    Planning Sustainable Cities

    An infrastructure-based approach, 1st Edition

    By Spiro N. Pollalis

    Planning Sustainable Cities: An infrastructure-based approach provides an analytical framework for urban sustainability, focusing on the services and performance of infrastructure systems. The book approaches infrastructure as a series of systems that function in synergy and are directly linked…

    Hardback – 2016-06-24
    Routledge

  • Green Exercise: Linking Nature, Health and Well-being book cover

    Green Exercise

    Linking Nature, Health and Well-being, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Barton, Rachel Bragg, Carly Wood, Jules Pretty

    The concept of Green Exercise has now been widely adopted and implies a synergistic health benefit of being active in the presence of nature. This book provides a balanced overview and synthesis text on all aspects of Green Exercise and integrates evidence from many different disciplines including…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • Passive House in Different Climates: The Path to Net Zero book cover

    Passive House in Different Climates

    The Path to Net Zero, 1st Edition

    By Mary James, James Bill

    Passive House in Different Climates introduces the seven Passive House principles, to help you create super-insulated, airtight buildings that require minimal energy use to heat, cool, dehumidify, and ventilate, with superior indoor air quality and year-round comfort. Seventeen case studies in four…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge

  • Material Imagination in Architecture book cover

    Material Imagination in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By David Dernie, Jacopo Gaspari

    Material Imagination in Architecture draws on history and the visual arts, and contemporary architecture to explore this popular theme in architectural practice and education. In the context of a discipline increasingly driven by digital production, this text explores architecture and making and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Renovations: An Inspirational Design Primer book cover

    Renovations

    An Inspirational Design Primer, 1st Edition

    By Richard Wilcock

    The UK’s housing stock has proved to be remarkably durable, as houses from the 18th and 19th centuries are still adaptable to the requirements of modern living. However, the need to respect the environment and to reduce energy costs presents a new set of challenges for the owners of period…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    RIBA Publishing

  • Net Zero Energy Buildings: Case Studies and Lessons Learned book cover

    Net Zero Energy Buildings

    Case Studies and Lessons Learned, 1st Edition

    By Linda Reeder

    This book presents 18 in-depth case studies of net zero energy buildings—low-energy building that generate as much energy as they consume over the course of a year—for a range of project types, sizes, and U.S. climate zones. Each case study describes the owner’s goals, the design and construction…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • Natural Ventilation in the Urban Environment: Assessment and Design book cover

    Natural Ventilation in the Urban Environment

    Assessment and Design, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis Allard, Cristian Ghiaus

    Throughout the world, there is an increasing interest in ecological design of buildings, and natural ventilation has proved to be the most efficient low-energy cooling technique. Its practical application, however, is hindered by the lack of information on the complex relationship between the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

  • The Environmental Performance of Tall Buildings book cover

    The Environmental Performance of Tall Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Joana Carla Soares Goncalves

    Tall buildings represent one of the most energy-intensive architectural typologies, while at the same time offering the high density work and living conditions that many believe will an important constituent of future sustainable communities. How, then, can their environmental impact be lessened?…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge

  • A Genealogy of Tropical Architecture: Colonial Networks, Nature and Technoscience book cover

    A Genealogy of Tropical Architecture

    Colonial Networks, Nature and Technoscience, 1st Edition

    By Jiat-Hwee Chang

    A Genealogy of Tropical Architecture traces the origins of tropical architecture to nineteenth century British colonial architectural knowledge and practices. It uncovers how systematic knowledge and practices on building and environmental technologies in the tropics were linked to military…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Energy Performance of Residential Buildings: A Practical Guide for Energy Rating and Efficiency book cover

    Energy Performance of Residential Buildings

    A Practical Guide for Energy Rating and Efficiency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mat Santamouris

    Energy Rating is a crucial consideration in modern building design, affirmed by the new EC Directive on the energy performance of buildings. Energy represents a high percentage of the running costs of a building, and has a significant impact on the comfort of the occupants. This book represents…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • A Landscape of Architecture, History and Fiction book cover

    A Landscape of Architecture, History and Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Hill

    Architecture can be analogous to a history, a fiction, and a landscape. We expect a history or a novel to be written in words, but they can also be cast in concrete or seeded in soil. The catalyst to this tradition was the simultaneous and interdependent emergence in the eighteenth century of new…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Building Conservation: Theory and Practice of Responsive Design in the Heritage Environment book cover

    Sustainable Building Conservation

    Theory and Practice of Responsive Design in the Heritage Environment, 1st Edition

    By Oriel Prizeman

    This book incorporates UK and international case studies and essays to identify the overlaps in the interests of energy and building conservation. The relevance and adjustments of qualitative and quantitative frames of reference are introduced, alongside the various expertise of the contributors:…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    RIBA Publishing

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