Sustainable Architecture Products

  • Delhi's Changing Built Environment

    By Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao

    Recently declared the world's second most populous city, the rapid expansion of Delhi in recent years has presented considerable challenges in shaping and developing the city's built environment. This book charts the political, economic and social forces that drove development in India generally…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • ZEDlife

    By Bill Dunster

    The argument for low-cost, zero-energy, zero-waste architecture has never been timelier, while the mainstream has largely abandoned or neglected this agenda: in the UK the recent mandatory zero-carbon performance targets for new homes have been postponed or forgotten at a time when thousands of new…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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 – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Building Governance and Climate Change

    Regulation and Related Policies

    Edited by Richard Lorch, Jacques Laubscher, Edwin Hon-wan Chan, Henk Visscher

    The contribution of buildings to climate change is widely acknowledged. This book investigates how building regulatory systems are addressing the current and future effects of climate change, and how these systems can be improved. After presenting a comprehensive overview of how the current…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic

    A New Look at Design and Resilient Urbanism

    By Jana VanderGoot

    Despite population trends toward urbanization, the forest continues to have a strong appeal to the human imagination, and the human preference for forest over many other types of terrain is well documented. This book re-imagines architecture and urbanism by allowing the forest to be a prominent…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • 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 – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Loose Fit City

    The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning

    By Maurice Mitchell, Bo Tang

    Drawn from a lifetime’s experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through making to engage with the dynamic process of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Creating the Productive Workplace

    Places to Work Creatively, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Derek Clements-Croome

    The built environment affects our physical, mental and social well-being. Here renowned professionals from practice and academia explore the evidence from basic research as well as case studies to test this belief. They show that many elements in the built environment contribute to establishing a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates

    Traditional Dwellings in Iran

    By Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr

    With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy-intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comfort, but how sustainable is this in a world where problems with the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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