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  • Fire from First Principles

    A Design Guide to International Building Fire Safety, 4th Edition

    By Paul Stollard

    Fire safety is a fundamental requirement of any building, and is of concern to several professions which contribute to the construction process. Following on from the success of the previous three editions, Paul Stollard has returned to update and expand this classic introduction to&…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30
    Routledge

  • Analysing Architecture

    4th Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Now in its fourth edition, Analysing Architecture has become internationally established as the best introduction to architecture. Aimed primarily at those wishing to become professional architects, it also offers those in disciplines related to architecture (from archaeology to stage design,…

    Paperback – 2014-01-06
    Routledge

  • Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures

    Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors, 1st Edition

    By Mayine L. Yu

    Integrate the best building envelope construction methods, materials science, and structural principles in your work using this book as a resource to help you… With more than seventy significant case studies located in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia from prehistory to the present,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-18
    Routledge

  • The Design of Lighting

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Tregenza, David Loe

    This fully updated edition of the successful book The Design of Lighting, provides the lighting knowledge needed by the architect in practice, the interior designer and students of both disciplines. The new edition offers a clear structure, carefully selected material and linking of lighting with…

    Paperback – 2013-09-26
    Routledge

  • Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy

    1st Edition

    By Kiel Moe

    Convergence is based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. No matter how paradoxical it might initially seem, architects should maximize energy intake, maximize energy use, and maximize energy feedback and reinforcement. This presumes…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge

  • Green Buildings Pay

    Design, Productivity and Ecology, 3rd Edition

    By Brian W. Edwards, Emanuele Naboni

    This third edition of Green Buildings Pay presents new evidence and new arguments concerning the institutional and business case that can be made for green design. The green argument has moved a long way forward since the previous edition, and this fully updated book addresses the key issues faced…

    Hardback – 2013-01-07
    Routledge

  • The World's Greenest Buildings

    Promise Versus Performance in Sustainable Design, 1st Edition

    By Jerry Yudelson, Ulf Meyer

    The World’s Greenest Buildings tackles an audacious task. Among the thousands of green buildings out there, which are the best, and how do we know? Authors Jerry Yudelson and Ulf Meyer examined hundreds of the highest-rated large green buildings from around the world and asked their owners to…

    Paperback – 2013-01-04
    Routledge

  • Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes

    Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franca Trubiano

    Both professionals and students are increasingly committed to achieving high-performance metrics in the design, construction and operation of residential buildings. This book responds to this demand by offering a comprehensive guide which features: architectural innovations in building skin…

    Paperback – 2012-11-02
    Routledge

  • Two Degrees: The Built Environment and Our Changing Climate

    1st Edition

    By Alisdair McGregor, Cole Roberts, Fiona Cousins

    The Earth’s temperature has been rising. To limit catastrophic outcomes, the international scientific community has set a challenging goal of no more than two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) average temperature rise. Economists agree we will save trillions of dollars by acting early. But…

    Paperback – 2012-10-26
    Routledge

  • Translucent Building Skins

    Material Innovations in Modern and Contemporary Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Scott Murray

    Exploring the design of innovative building enclosure systems (or skins) in contemporary architecture and their precedents in earlier twentieth century modern architecture, this book examines the tectonics, the history and the influence of translucency as a defining characteristic in architecture.…

    Paperback – 2012-10-08
    Routledge

  • Designed for Habitat

    Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity, 1st Edition

    By David Hinson, Justin Miller

    If you're looking for ways to give back to your community, then this book, the first to profile thirteen projects designed and built by architects and Habitat for Humanity, will help. Detailed plans, sections, and photographs show you how these projects came about, the strategies used by each team…

    Paperback – 2012-07-23
    Routledge

  • Carbon Management in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Rohinton Emmanuel, Keith Baker

    Three broad sectors of the economy are generally recognized as key to a low carbon future: energy, construction and transportation. Of these, carbon management in the built environment remains the least well-studied. This much-needed book brings together the latest developments in…

    Paperback – 2012-06-07
    Routledge

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