Building & Construction: Green Construction

  • Sustainable Retrofits: Post War Residential Towers in Britain book cover

    Sustainable Retrofits

    Post War Residential Towers in Britain

    By Asterios Agkathidis, Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez

    Presenting the state-of-the-art in sustainable retrofits in post war residential towers, this book captures and re-informs the current intense refurbishing process that is taking place in Britain, which is part of a global phenomenon happening all over the world, as cities upgrade their building…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Construction book cover

    Sustainable Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Sandy Halliday

    The second edition of Sustainable Construction provides an accessible primer to the principles and techniques involved in the design and construction of sustainable buildings. It presents examples of current best practice with numerous case studies to highlight current experiences, improve…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better book cover

    Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    By Sandeeka Vamudi 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 – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Business: Key Issues book cover

    Sustainable Business

    Key Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Kopnina, John Blewitt

    Sustainable Business: Key Issues is the first comprehensive introductory-level textbook to address the interface between environmental challenges and business solutions to provide an overview of the basic concepts of sustainability, sustainable business, and business ethics. The book introduces…

    Paperback – 2018-05-03 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate

    Edited by Sara Wilkinson, Tim Dixon, Norm Miller, Sarah Sayce

    With the built environment contributing almost half of global greenhouse emissions, there is a pressing need for the property and real estate discipline to thoroughly investigate sustainability concerns. The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate brings together the latest research of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Sustainaspeak: A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms book cover

    Sustainaspeak

    A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms

    By Elizabeth Lewis

    Architecture 2030; BUG; Biophilic Design; BIPV; Circular Economy; LEED; Passive Design; Solar Chimney; Systems Thinking; WELL; Xeriscaping What does it all mean? The complex and evolving language used in the sustainable design community can be very challenging, particularly to those new to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • The Green Studio Handbook: Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design book cover

    The Green Studio Handbook

    Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design

    By Alison G Kwok, Walter Grondzik

    The Green Studio Handbook remains an essential resource for design studios and professional practice. This extensive and user-friendly tool presents practical guidelines for the application of green strategies during the schematic design of buildings. Students and professionals can quickly get up…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Building from Tradition: Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture book cover

    Building from Tradition

    Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

    By Elizabeth M. Golden

    Building from Tradition examines the recent resurgence of interest in the handmade building and the use of local and renewable materials in contemporary construction. In the past, raw materials were shaped to provide shelter and to accommodate the cultural, social, and economic needs of individuals…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure: Paths to the Future book cover

    Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure

    Paths to the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Annie R. Pearce, Yong Han Ahn, HanmiGlobal Co, Ltd

    The second edition of Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure continues to provide students with an introduction to the principles and practices of sustainability as they apply to the construction sector, including both buildings and infrastructure systems. As a textbook, it is aimed at students…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

  • Building Lean, Building BIM: Improving Construction the Tidhar Way book cover

    Building Lean, Building BIM

    Improving Construction the Tidhar Way

    By Rafael Sacks, Samuel Korb, Ronen Barak

    Building Lean, Building BIM is the essential guide for any construction company that wants to implement Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) to gain a strategic edge over their competition. The first of its kind, the book outlines the principles of Lean, the functionality of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Urban Biodiversity: From Research to Practice book cover

    Urban Biodiversity

    From Research to Practice

    Edited by Alessandro Ossola, Jari Niemelä

    Urban biodiversity is an increasingly popular topic among researchers. Worldwide, thousands of research projects are unravelling how urbanisation impacts the biodiversity of cities and towns, as well as its benefits for people and the environment through ecosystem services. Exciting scientific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • The Design-Build Studio: Crafting Meaningful Work in Architecture Education book cover

    The Design-Build Studio

    Crafting Meaningful Work in Architecture Education

    Edited by Tolya Stonorov

    The Design-Build Studio examines sixteen international community driven design-build case studies through process and product, with preceding chapters on community involvement, digital and handcraft methodologies and a graphic Time Map. Together these projects serve as a field guide to the current…

    Paperback – 2017-11-07
    Routledge

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