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  • Biophilic Designby Stephen R. Kellert; Judith Heerwagen; Martin Mador

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    "When nature inspires our architecture-not just how it looks but how buildings and communities actually function-we will have made great strides as a society. Biophilic Design provides us with tremendous insight into the 'why,' then builds us a road map for what is sure to be the next great design journey of our times." -Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO... more...

  • Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategiesby Mark DeKay; G. Z. Brown

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00

    An updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky. This fully updated Third Edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting. Using hundreds of illustrations, this book offers practical strategies... more...

  • Becoming a Green Building Professionalby Holley Henderson; Anthony D. Cortese

    Wiley 2012; US$ 44.95

    A career guide for professionals in sustainable architecture, design, planning, development, and related consulting For those considering a new career or a career change focused on green and sustainable building and design, Becoming a Green Building Professional offers practical information on educational requirements, career options, guidance... more...

  • Architectural Technologyby Stephen Emmitt

    Wiley 2012; US$ 55.00

    Since the publication of the first edition of Architectural Technology , in 2002, there have been significant developments in the number of courses, the profile of the discipline as well as significant changes in the Construction sector. The Second edition of Architectural Technology addresses these challenges directly. Much greater emphasis is... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Architectural Theoryby Greig Crysler; Stephen Cairns; Hilde Heynen

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 52.00

    Now available in paperback, this is a cutting edge, detailed and comprehensive exploration of architectural theory. Its focus on interdisplinarity and cross-cultural ties ensures the discipline's relationship with the social sciences is fully explored. more...

  • Architecture for Astronautsby Sandra H. Uplik-Meusburger

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    A habitat in outer space has to fulfill various specifications. With all very precise physiological, psychological, social and technological specifications connected to limitations such as transport, a very tight framework for creativity of living and working spaces is created. This work presents the research results at the interface between people,... more...

  • The ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMEby Patrick Waterfield

    Crowood 2012; US$ 14.57

    Reducing energy consumption and costs is an issue of ever-increasing importance, and European and national legislation aimed at reducing carbon emissions is tightening up minimum energy standards for new buildings as well as those being extended or renovated. Energy-saving measures in the home will, therefore, become ever more cost-effective throughout... more...

  • Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resourcesby Sumita Sinha

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Architects, development practitioners and designers are working in a global environment and issues such as environmental and cultural sustainability matter more than ever. Past interactions and interventions between developed and developing countries have often been unequal and inappropriate. We now need to embrace fresh design practices based on... more...

  • Atomic Dwellingby Robin Schuldenfrei

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    In the years of reconstruction and economic boom that followed the Second World War, the domestic sphere encountered new expectations regarding social behaviour, modes of living, and forms of dwelling. This book brings together an international group of scholars from architecture, design, urban planning, and interior design to reappraise mid-twentieth... more...

  • A Green Vitruviusby Vivienne Brophy; J Owen Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    2000 years ago the roman architect Marcus Vitruvius Pollio wrote the ten books on architecture establishing the concept of the pattern book offering design principles and solutions that is still referred to in every architect's education. A Green Vitruvius is intended as a green pattern book for today. Now fully updated, this well established textbook... more...