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  • Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates

    Edited by Michael Riley, Alison Cotgrave, Mike Farragher

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Cities in Asia

    Edited by Federico Caprotti, Li Yu

    With Asia’s cities undergoing unprecedented growth in the 21st century, lauded the ‘urban century’ by many, Sustainable Cities in Asia provides a timely examination of the challenges facing cities across the continent including some of the projects, approaches and solutions that are currently being…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Modern Residential Construction Practices

    By David A. Madsen, David P. Madsen

    Modern Residential Construction Practices provides easy-to-read, comprehensive and highly illustrated coverage of residential building construction practices that conform to industry standards in the United States and Canada. Each chapter provides complete descriptions, real-world practices,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Passive House Details

    Solutions for High-Performance Design

    By Donald B. Corner, Jan C. Fillinger, Alison G. Kwok

    Passive House Details introduces the concepts, principles, and design processes of building ultralow-energy buildings. The objective of this book is to provide design goals, research, analysis, systems, details, and inspiring images of some of the most energy-efficient, carbon-neutral, healthy and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings

    Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals

    By Stephen Finnegan

    Built Environment professionals considering whether to embark on the design and construction or retrofit of a fully ‘sustainable’ or ‘green’ build need to know the financial implications of their decisions. What are their financial options? What are the risks? This book offers practical guidance on…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methods

    2nd Edition

    By Ljubomir Jankovic

    In addition to the application of fundamental principles that lead to a structured method for zero carbon design of buildings, this considerably expanded second edition includes new advanced topics on multi-objective optimisation; reverse modelling; reduction of the simulation performance gap;…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability of Concrete

    By Pierre-Claude Aïtcin, Sidney Mindess

    Production of Portland cement is responsible for about seven percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. The pressure to make the production of concrete more sustainable, or "greener", is considerable and increasing. This requires a wholesale shift in processes, materials and methods in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press
    Modern Concrete Technology

  • Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

    By Emilio Jose Garcia, Brenda Vale

    In this timely book, Emilio Jose Garcia and Brenda Vale explore what sustainability and resilience might mean when applied to the built environment. Conceived as a primer for students and professionals, it defines what the terms sustainability and resilience mean and how they are related to each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Principles and Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Margaret Robertson

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Designbuild Education

    Edited by Chad Kraus

    Designbuild Education adopts the intellectual framework of American Pragmatism, which is a theory of action, to investigate architects’ compelling urge to build and how that manifests in collegiate designbuild programs. Organized into four themes—people, poetics, process, and practice—the book…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture

    Air, Comfort and Climate

    By C. Alan Short

    The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture challenges the modern practice of sealing up and mechanically cooling public scaled buildings in whichever climate and environment they are located. This book unravels the extremely complex history of understanding and perception of air, bad air,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • Material Resource Efficiency in Construction

    Supporting a circular economy (FB 85)

    By Katherine Adams, Gilli Hobbs

    Paperback – 2017-01-01
    IHS BRE Press

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