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  • Dictionary of Ecodesign

    An Illustrated Reference, 1st Edition

    By Ken Yeang, Lillian Woo

    The first guide to the terminology of sustainable design. Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field, this illustrated dictionary provides over 1500 definitions and explanations of ecodesign terms. Providing a unique resource for the practitioner and student, …

    Hardback – 2010-03-12
    Routledge

  • The Humanities in Architectural Design

    A Contemporary and Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Soumyen Bandyopadhyay, Jane Lomholt, Nicholas Temple, Renée Tobe

    Offering an in-depth consideration of the impact which humanities have had on the processes of architecture and design, this book asks how we can restore the traditional dialogue between intellectual enquiry in the humanities and design creativity. Written by leading academics in the…

    Paperback – 2010-02-12
    Routledge

  • Emergent Technologies and Design

    Towards a Biological Paradigm for Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hensel, Achim Menges, Michael Weinstock

    Emergence - the process by which new and coherent structures, patterns and properties ‘emerge’ from within complex systems Traditional architecture starts from the premise that architectural structures are singular and fixed, and however well integrated are separate from their environment and…

    Paperback – 2010-01-26
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Buildings in Practice

    What the Users Think, 1st Edition

    By George Baird

    Current assessment methods of sustainable buildings do not adequately account for the users’ needs. Given that over the life of a building, total salary costs far outweigh both operating costs and combined capital and rental costs, the occupants’ needs are not something which should be sensibly…

    Paperback – 2010-01-26
    Routledge

  • Overlooking the Visual

    Demystifying the Art of Design, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Moore

    Making tangible connections between theory and practice, ideas and form, this book encourages debate about the artistic, conceptual, and cultural significance of the way things look. What are the metaphysical concepts at the heart of design education, theory, and philosophy? Why do we assume that…

    Paperback – 2009-11-30
    Routledge

  • Precedents in Zero-Energy Design

    Architecture and Passive Design in the 2007 Solar Decathlon, 1st Edition

    By Michael Zaretsky

    ‘Michael Zaretsky’s Precedents in Zero-Energy Design is such an important book … it will help readers recognize that design comes before technology – and renewable energy systems alone can’t solve the problems we face’ –  John D. Quale, Assistant Professor of Architecture and ecoMOD Project…

    Paperback – 2009-10-15
    Routledge

  • Auditorium Acoustics and Architectural Design

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Barron

    Modern concert halls and opera houses are now very specialized buildings with special acoustical characteristics. With new contemporary case-studies, this updated book explores these characteristics as an important resource for architects, engineers and auditorium technicians. Supported by…

    Hardback – 2009-09-24
    Spon Press

  • Environment, Technology and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Hocine Bougdah, Stephen Sharples

    This second volume in the Technologies of Architecture series – the only series of books tuned to the architectural technology syllabus – explores the environmental influences on building design. Looking particularly at sustainable building, a holistic view is taken, so that the influence…

    Paperback – 2009-07-22
    Taylor & Francis
    Technologies of Architecture

  • Modern Hospice Design

    The Architecture of Palliative Care, 1st Edition

    By Ken Worpole

    There is a global public debate going on about care for the elderly and the dying, and what is meant by good quality palliative care. This book begins with the rise of the modern hospice movement, begun in 1967. Today there are 8,500 modern hospice projects in 123 countries. The hospice…

    Paperback – 2009-05-18
    Routledge

  • Spatial Recall

    Memory in Architecture and Landscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc Treib

    Architecture and designed landscapes serve as grand mnemonic devices that record and transmit vital aspects of culture and history. Spatial Recall casts a broad net over the concept of memory and gives a variety of perspectives from twelve internationally noted scholars, practicing designers, and…

    Paperback – 2009-05-11
    Routledge

  • Eco-Resorts

    1st Edition

    By Zbigniew Bromberek

    Eco-Resorts is a design guide for low impact, environmentally friendly tourist resorts in the tropics. The book is the first to offer architects practical, detailed guidance in developing resort buildings that work with a tropical climate and meet the needs and expectations of the client and…

    Paperback – 2009-02-12
    Routledge

  • History, Performance and Conservation

    1st Edition

    By Barry Bridgwood, Lindsay Lennie

    Ideal for students of architectural technology, this volume of the Technologies of Architecture series covers the technologies available and the processes necessary for the conservation of existing buildings and environments. This book provides, in a single text, the tools for students to be able…

    Paperback – 2008-12-01
    Taylor & Francis
    Technologies of Architecture

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