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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 80.00
Today, architects and designers are beginning to look toward developments in new "smart" or "intelligent" materials and technologies for solutions to long-standing problems in building design. However, these new materials have so far been applied in a diverse but largely idiosyncratic nature, because relatively few architects have access to information... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 100.95
Green Buildings Pay examines, through case studies of commercial and university buildings, how different approaches to green design can produce more sustainable patterns of development. The case studies are described by their designers and often also by the client, thereby ensuring that the buildings are seen in the context of market realities. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2012; US$ 55.95
This clear and accessible guide provides a comprehensive outline on how to convert your house into a more 'green' home. Buildings are the greates energy wasters and for those of us concerned about the environment, and household bills, this book presents the key design changes that we can implement to our own homes to remedy energy loss. This title... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
Ecohouse is an exciting and timely text that tells you how to design low energy, environmentally friendly buildings today. It also provides the foundations for building design in a warming world, and stepping stones towards the zero-carbon emission buildings of tomorrow. Sue Roaf is famed for her approach to design and her awareness of energy efficiency.... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2012; US$ 109.95
Achieving a sustainable building is not just a matter of design and construction: what happens once the building is occupied is absolutely critical. This book shows how the choices designers, developers and building users make impact on sustainability over the life span of the building. The authors show how a holistic approach considering costs,... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2012; US$ 68.95
Sustainability is a key issue and its impact on the construction industry, as one of the major users of the Earth's resources, is starting to take hold. This book deals with sustainability as it affects the construction industry, looking at the techniques and issues which designers, engineers, planners and construction managers will have to deal with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Design academics and practitioners are facing a multiplicity of challenges in a dynamic, complex, world moving faster than the current design paradigm which is largely tied to the values and imperatives of commercial enterprise. Current education and practice need to evolve to ensure that the discipline of design meets sustainability drivers and equips... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 15.99
For the first time, His Royal Highness Charles, the Prince of Wales, shares his views on how mankind?s most pressing modern challenges are rooted in our disharmony with nature. In the vein of Al Gore?s An Inconvenient Truth and Van Jones? Green Collar Economy , Prince Charles presents the compelling case that solutions to our most dire crises?from... more...