Building & Construction: Green Construction

  • Structural Materials for Sustainable Architecture: Imagining Delight, Form and Performance book cover

    Structural Materials for Sustainable Architecture

    Imagining Delight, Form and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Dickson, Peter Walker

    This book discusses and illustrates the aesthetics, use and shaping of structural materials in the design and construction of a sustainable built environment. It develops the argument for, and an appreciation of, novel and innovative structural engineering forms through the comparative choice of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences book cover

    Net Zero Energy Building

    Predicted and Unintended Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Ming Hu

    What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches to net zero building vary widely across the globe and are influenced by different environmental and cultural contexts. Net Zero Energy Building: Predicated and Unintended…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Design for the Built Environment book cover

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Rob Fleming, Saglinda H Roberts

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment marks the transition of sustainable design from a specialty service to the mainstream approach for creating a healthy and resilient built environment. This groundbreaking and transformative approach introduces sustainable design in a clear, concise,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Gardoni

    To best serve current and future generations, infrastructure needs to be resilient to the changing world while using limited resources in a sustainable manner. Research on and funding towards sustainability and resilience are growing rapidly, and significant research is being carried out at a…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2018-12-21 
    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

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better book cover

    Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    1st Edition

    By Sandeeka Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world, including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 101 Case Studies in Construction Management book cover

    101 Case Studies in Construction Management

    1st Edition

    By Len Holm

    This book provides 101 real-life construction management case studies from an author with over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry and as a lecturer in construction management. Over 14 chapters, Len Holm has included case studies from real jobsites that cover organization,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • 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

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