Sustainable Architecture Products

  • Public Interest Design Education Guidebook

    Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies

    Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth, Bryan Bell

    Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies presents the pedagogical framework and collective curriculum necessary to teach public interest designers. The second book in Routledge’s Public Interest Design Guidebook series, the editors and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-09 
    Routledge
    Public Interest Design Guidebooks

  • Sustainable Building Performance

    Building Management for Occupant and Environmental Health and Well-being

    By Samantha Hall, Peter Newman

    The growth of green and sustainable building has completely transformed the commercial construction and real estate industries over the past decade. However, whilst buildings are now designed and delivered with sustainable design principles on a global scale, the performance of these buildings over…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools, and Practice

    By Jane Penty

    Product design is a major contributor to social and ecological destruction. Yet designers are struggling to integrate sustainability into their design processes and often lack the understanding and tools to engage fully with the challenges and possibilities posed by sustainable design. Product…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa

    A System Dynamics Approach

    By Oluwaseun Dosumu, Clinton Aigbavboa

    This book addresses some of the countless challenges faced by developing countries when adopting sustainable design and construction and offers suggestions for the way forward for African development projects. The authors argue that the pervasive non-consideration of the interrelationship between…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Sustainable Retrofits

    Post War Residential Towers in Britain

    By Asterios Agkathidis, Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez

    Presenting the state-of-the-art in sustainable retrofits in post war residential towers, this book captures and re-informs the current intense refurbishing process that is taking place in Britain, which is part of a global phenomenon happening all over the world, as cities upgrade their building…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Landscape Character Assessment

    Current Approaches to Characterisation and Assessment

    Edited by Graham Fairclough, Ingrid Sarlöv Herlin, Carys Swanwick

    In this multi-authored book, senior practitioners and researchers offer an international overview of landscape character approaches for those working in research, policy and practice relating to landscape. Over the last three decades, European practice in landscape has moved from a narrow, if…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10 
    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 – 2018-04-26 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Enagagement

    Edited by Farhan Karim, Farhana Ferdous

    Socially engaged architecture is a broad and emerging architectural genre that promises to redefine architecture from a market driven profession to a mix of social business, altruism, and activism that intends to eradicate poverty, resolve social exclusion, and construct an egalitarian global…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Small-Scale Public Transportable and Pre-Fabricated Buildings

    Evaluating their Functional Performance

    By Junjie Xi

    This book investigates the design, operation and use of contemporary transportable buildings, and explores how functional performance can be assessed in small-scale examples for public use alongside their relationship to other design elements. The research focuses on three case studies, Chengdu…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architectural Science and the Sun

    The poetics and pragmatics of solar design

    By Matt Fajkus, Dason Whitsett

    Architectural Science and the Sun synthesizes physics, climate, program, and perception to provide a foundation in the principles of architectural science related to the sun: solar geometry, solar analysis and design techniques, passive design principles, and daylighting. Part analytical handbook,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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 – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

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