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  • Building from Tradition

    Low-tech Strategies and Local Materials in Contemporary Architecture

    By Elizabeth 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 – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Retrofits

    Post War Residential Towers in Britain

    By Asterios Agkathidis, Rosa Urbano-Gutierrez

    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 – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure

    Paths to the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Annie 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 – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-04 
    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 – 2017-08-03 
    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

  • Energy Efficiency in Housing Management

    Policies and Practice in Eleven Countries

    Edited by Nico Nieboer, Sasha Tsenkova, Vincent Gruis, Anke van Hal

    The embedding of energy efficiency in the management of individual housing organisations is crucial for the realization of current ambitious energy efficiency policies. This issue is examined for the first time in this book through an analysis of selected case studies in new ‘green’ buildings, as…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    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

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