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  • The Whole Building Handbook: How to Design Healthy, Efficient and Sustainable Buildings book cover

    The Whole Building Handbook

    How to Design Healthy, Efficient and Sustainable Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Varis Bokalders, Maria Block

    The Whole Building Handbook is a compendium of all the issues and strategies that architects need to understand to design and construct sustainable buildings for a sustainable society. The authors move beyond the current definition of sustainability in architecture, which tends to focus on…

    Paperback – 2009-12-18

  • Overlooking the Visual: Demystifying the Art of Design book cover

    Overlooking the Visual

    Demystifying the Art of Design, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Moore

    Making tangible connections between theory and practice, ideas and form, this book encourages debate about the artistic, conceptual, and cultural significance of the way things look. What are the metaphysical concepts at the heart of design education, theory, and philosophy? Why do we assume that…

    Paperback – 2009-11-30

  • Precedents in Zero-Energy Design: Architecture and Passive Design in the 2007 Solar Decathlon book cover

    Precedents in Zero-Energy Design

    Architecture and Passive Design in the 2007 Solar Decathlon, 1st Edition

    By Michael Zaretsky

    ‘Michael Zaretsky’s Precedents in Zero-Energy Design is such an important book … it will help readers recognize that design comes before technology – and renewable energy systems alone can’t solve the problems we face’ –  John D. Quale, Assistant Professor of Architecture and ecoMOD Project…

    Paperback – 2009-10-15

  • Environment, Technology and Sustainability book cover

    Environment, Technology and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Hocine Bougdah, Stephen Sharples

    This second volume in the Technologies of Architecture series – the only series of books tuned to the architectural technology syllabus – explores the environmental influences on building design. Looking particularly at sustainable building, a holistic view is taken, so that the influence…

    Paperback – 2009-07-22
    Taylor & Francis
    Technologies of Architecture

  • Advances in Building Energy Research: Volume 3 book cover

    Advances in Building Energy Research

    Volume 3, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mat Santamouris

    Advances in Building Energy Research (ABER) offers state-of-the-art information on the environmental science and performance of buildings, linking new technologies and methodologies with the latest research on systems, simulations and standards. As stringently reviewed as a journal but with the…

    Hardback – 2009-06-02

  • Transport Policy and Planning in Great Britain book cover

    Transport Policy and Planning in Great Britain

    1st Edition

    By Peter Headicar

    Transport in the twenty-first century represents a significant challenge at the global and the local scale. Aided by over sixty clear illustrations, Peter Headicar disentangles this complex, modern issue in five parts, offering critical insights into: the nature of transport the…

    Paperback – 2009-04-06
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Eco-Urbanity: Towards Well-Mannered Built Environments book cover


    Towards Well-Mannered Built Environments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Darko Radovic

    There is need for change in our currently unsustainable cities. Carefully outlining paths towards better, sustainable ways of urban living, this book proposes a radical change in the ways we conceive and live our urban environments. Bringing together diverse cultural and disciplinary views on urban…

    Paperback – 2009-03-31

  • Whole System Design: An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Engineering book cover

    Whole System Design

    An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Engineering, 1st Edition

    By Peter Stansinoupolos, Michael H Smith, Karlson Hargroves, Cheryl Desha

    Whole System Design is increasingly being seen as one of the most cost-effective ways to both increase the productivity and reduce the negative environmental impacts of an engineered system. A focus on design is critical, as the output from this stage of the project locks in most of the economic…

    Paperback – 2008-12-19

  • Practice: Architecture, Technique and Representation book cover


    Architecture, Technique and Representation, 2nd Edition

    By Stan Allen

    Conversant in contemporary theory and architectural history, Stan Allen argues that concepts in architecture are not imported from other disciplines, but emerge through the materials and procedures of architectural practice itself. Drawing on his own experience as a working architect, he examines…

    Paperback – 2008-12-18

  • Colour for Architecture Today book cover

    Colour for Architecture Today

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tom Porter, Byron Mikellides

    What role does colour play in our built environment? How are our attitudes to colour changing? What potential do new technologies bring for the use of colour and light in architecture? Combining real examples from practice with colour theory, this book will help you to fully understand the role…

    Paperback – 2008-12-16
    Taylor & Francis

  • History, Performance and Conservation book cover

    History, Performance and Conservation

    1st Edition

    By Barry Bridgwood, Lindsay Lennie

    Ideal for students of architectural technology, this volume of the Technologies of Architecture series covers the technologies available and the processes necessary for the conservation of existing buildings and environments. This book provides, in a single text, the tools for students to be able…

    Paperback – 2008-12-01
    Taylor & Francis
    Technologies of Architecture

  • Nordic Architects Write: A Documentary Anthology book cover

    Nordic Architects Write

    A Documentary Anthology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Asgaard Andersen

    This anthology gathers together for the first time the most influential architectural texts from the Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden. Many of the texts appear for the first time in English, making them available to a worldwide readership. These texts were written between…

    Paperback – 2008-10-03

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