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- Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00
Practical information on designing sustainable, energy-efficient building facades As energy and other natural resources are being depleted, it has become clear that technologies and strategies that allow us to maintain our satisfaction with interior environments while consuming less of these resources are major objectives of contemporary facade... more...
- DETAIL 2013; US$ 70.00
The sustainable renovation of older buildings involves more than just an improvement of their energy footprint ‚?? and it is due to the complexity of the issue why architects are destined to take on this task. The book, Energy efficiency refurbishments, was written by architects for architects. It shows how design, construction and systems engineering... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book introduces the concept of Intelligent Buildings to the wider construction community. Edited by the Father of Intelligent Buildings, Derek Clements-Croome, the book explains that intelligent buildings†should be sustainable, healthy, technologically aware, meet the needs of occupants and business, and should be flexible and adaptable to deal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
There is need for change in our currently unsustainable cities. Carefully outlining paths towards better, sustainable ways of urban living, this book proposes a radical change in the ways we conceive and live our urban environments. Bringing together diverse cultural and disciplinary views on urban sustainability,†eighteen leading academics and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
In a world increasingly concerned about the impact of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere on global climate, the A Carbon Primer for the Built†Environment† will provide an understanding of the science and the public policy and regulation intended to tackle climate change. It will spell out the essential information needed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95
Leading architectural firms are now using in-house design simulation to help make more sustainable design decisions. Taking advantage of these new tools requires understanding of what can be done with simulation, how to do it, and how to interpret the results. This software-agnostic book, which is intended for you to use as a professional architect,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer?s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and the Architectural Imagination offers a series of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 51.95
The last quarter of the twentieth century witnessed a burgeoning of interest in ecological or naturally-inspired use of vegetation in the designed landscape. More recently, a strong aesthetic element has been added to what was formerly a movement aimed at creating nature-like landscapes. This book advances an innovative†fusion of scientific and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 75.00
Winner of the 2006 Alice Davis Hitchcock Award! The word 'nature' comes from natura , Latin for birth - as do the words nation, native and innate. But nature and nation share more than a common root, they share a common history where one term has been used to define the other. In the United States, the relationship between nation and nature has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 110.00
This illustrated book gives a comprehensive view of _ contemporary ideas, innovations and emerging attitudes to sustainability that emanated from the MIT symposium. 16 leading contributors with demonstrable track records in architectural practice, engineering and academia give their insights into the way we need to think about architecture in... more...