Building & Construction: Green Construction

  • Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building book cover

    Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building

    1st Edition

    By Mariana Trusson

    Whole life costing is now integral to building procurement both for new buildings and major refurbishments. It is key when assessing investment scenarios for estates as well as individual buildings, and has become a tool for justifying higher capital cost items. Standard whole life costing methods…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    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 – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Affordable Housing for Smart Villages book cover

    Affordable Housing for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Sally Donovan

    This book initiates a fresh discussion of affordability in rural housing set in the context of the rapidly shifting balance between rural and urban populations. It conceptualises affordability in rural housing along a spectrum that is interlaced with cultural and social values integral to rural…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques book cover

    Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques

    1st Edition

    By Gary Anglin

    To understand Construction Estimating one must also understand plan reading and construction techniques. This book is designed to teach the construction student these three core skills in equal measure. Using hundreds of plans, sketches and photos, the book builds case studies of the major…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Bioclimatic Double-skin Facades book cover

    Bioclimatic Double-skin Facades

    1st Edition

    By Mary Ben Bonham

    Visually enriched with over 250 photographs and drawings, Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades is an essential reference guide for understanding the types and functions of double-skin facades. Author Mary Ben Bonham examines the history and continuing potential of double-skin architecture, informing on…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Saving The Planet By Design: Reinventing Our World Through Ecomimesis book cover

    Saving The Planet By Design

    Reinventing Our World Through Ecomimesis, 1st Edition

    By Ken Yeang

    Can we ‘save the planet’? For a resilient, durable and sustainable future for human society, we need to repurpose, reinvent, redesign, remake and recover our human-made world so that our built environment is benignly and seamlessly biointegrated with Nature to function synergistically with it.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook book cover

    Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook

    12th Edition

    By Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno, Karl Kovac

    The 12th edition of the Chudley and Greeno’s Building Construction Handbook remains THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Green Up!: Sustainable Design Solutions for Healthier Work and Living Environments book cover

    Green Up!

    Sustainable Design Solutions for Healthier Work and Living Environments, 1st Edition

    By Stevie Famulari

    There are unique greening solutions and practices that help create a lifestyle shift, improving the health of living and working spaces for its occupants – from a personal, business, environmental, and profitable perspective. Short-term and long-term considerations are important elements when…

    Paperback – 2019-10-11 
    Productivity Press

  • Materials for Architects and Builders book cover

    Materials for Architects and Builders

    6th Edition

    By Arthur Lyons

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Housing book cover

    Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Housing

    1st Edition

    By Simon Burton

    Based on careful analysis and experience in all housing sectors and house types, this handbook explains and demonstrates how to incorporate the most effective energy saving measures in the existing housing stock.It begins by setting out the basic aims of sustainable refurbishment before presenting…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Design of Urban Buildings: An Integrated Approach book cover

    Environmental Design of Urban Buildings

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    By Mat Santamouris

    This book provides a review of environmental and energy research with respect to urban building projects. It describes how to overcome related challenges in environmental design of urban buildings. The book discusses the passive and active environmental systems within building concepts.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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