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  • Solar Energy Houses

    Strategies, Technologies, Examples, 1st Edition

    By Anne-Grete Hestnes, Robert Hastings, Bjarne Saxhof

    Passive and active solar strategies together with the adoption of energy conservation measures and the integration of new materials and technologies can lead to a dramatic reduction of 75-90 per cent in the energy consumption of the buildings. The objective of Task 13 of the IEA's Solar Heating…

    Paperback – 2003-05-01

  • Transportable Environments 2

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Robert Kronenburg, Joseph Lim, Wong Yunn Chii

    This book explores aspects of the historical and theoretical basis for temporary and transportable environments and provides an insight into the wide range of functions that they are used for today, the varied forms they take and the concerns and ideas for their future development. Themes in the…

    Paperback – 2003-03-27
    Taylor & Francis

  • Encyclopedia of Gardens

    History and Design, 1st Edition

    Edited by Candice A. Shoemaker

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2001-12-01

  • Inclusive Design

    Designing and Developing Accessible Environments, 1st Edition

    By Rob Imrie, Peter Hall

    The reality of the built environment for disabled people is one of social, physical and attitudinal barriers which prevent their ease of mobility, movement and access. In the United Kingdom, most homes cannot be accessed by wheelchair, while accessible transport is the exception rather than the…

    Paperback – 2001-08-09
    Taylor & Francis

  • Kindergarten Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Mark Dudek

    This fully illustrated guide to the planning and design of pre-school facilities for children is supported by a broad range of case studies, drawn from around the world. Both new buildings and adapted premises are covered. Essays on social development and childcare put the projects in context.…

    Paperback – 2000-12-21
    Taylor & Francis

  • Architecture of Schools: The New Learning Environments

    1st Edition

    By Mark Dudek

    This is the standard design guide on schools architecture, providing vital information on school architecture. Mark Dudek views school building design as a particularly specialised field encompassing ever changing educational theories, the subtle spatial and psychological requirements of growing…

    Paperback – 2000-09-25

  • Prison Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Fairweather, Sean McConville

    Current and future prison designs are examined in this book, within the government's prison building programme, and the confines of current penal philosophies and legislation. America has led the way in prison design, with two main types of architecture predominating: radial layouts (outside cells…

    Hardback – 2000-08-08

  • Sustainable Housing

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Edwards, David Turrent

    Written by experts, Sustainable Housing brings new perspectives on residential sustainability, using case studies of latest practice. This book is based upon the 'Housing and Sustainability' conference at the RIBA in 1998, which intended to guide action into the next century, setting down key…

    Paperback – 2000-07-13
    Taylor & Francis

  • Tomorrow's Office

    Creating Effective and Humane Interiors, 1st Edition

    By Roger Cunliffe, Santa Raymond

    'A text which will be valuable for architects and clients...much of practical value...well illustrated...Buy the book if you are involved in office design; it will set you on the path.' Building Design Tomorrow's Office is an ideal sourcebook for architects, interior designers, and others…

    Paperback – 2000-03-23
    Taylor & Francis

  • Space Grid Structures

    1st Edition

    By John Chilton

    A space frame is a three-dimensional framework for enclosing spaces in which all members are interconnected and act as a single entity. A benefit of this type of structure is that very large spaces can be covered, uninterrupted by support from the ground. John Chilton's book provides an up-to-date…

    Hardback – 1999-12-16

  • Healing the Hospital Environment

    Design, Management and Maintenance of Healthcare Premises, 1st Edition

    By Liz Haggard, Sarah Hosking

    Healing the Hospital Environment identifies why many healthcare premises do not look or feel welcoming and why even well-intentioned efforts to make improvements are unsuccessful.The authors show that significant improvements can be made within limited resources if hospitals recognise what can be…

    Paperback – 1999-09-02
    Taylor & Francis

  • Transportable Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Kronenburg

    Transportable Environments explores aspects of the historical and theoretical basis for portable architecture and provides an insight into the wide range of functions that it is used for today, the varied forms that it takes and the concerns and ideas for its future development. Written by a team…

    Paperback – 1999-01-07
    Taylor & Francis

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