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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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  • Sustainable Timber Designby Michael Dickson; Dave Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    This new resource covers the material selection, structural design and connections detailing of truly sustainable timber buildings through: consideration of the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction, including the importance of forestry and conservation a review of modern techniques to improve the durability, fire resistance... more...

  • Urban Greenby Neil B. Chambers

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 28.99

    Sustainable design is booming, but the men and women dedicated to reducing their carbon impact have lost sight of what they are trying to save: the natural world. Author Neil Chambers has been at the forefront of cutting-edge, sustainable architecture for years, and Urban Green is his revolutionary vision for bringing the power of the conservation... more...

  • 150 Best Eco House Ideasby Marta Serrats

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 17.99

    Featuring an extensive collection of full-color photographs, 150 Best Eco House Ideas features eco-friendly house designs created by internationally renowned architects and designers who have achieved practical, innovative, and stunning solutions adapted to the specific needs and tastes of their clients. Included here are the latest innovations... more...

  • Advances in Passive Coolingby Mat Santamouris

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Following a rapid increase in the use of air conditioning in buildings of all types, the energy demand for powering such devices has become a significant cause for concern. Passive cooling is increasingly being thought of as the best alternative to air conditioning.This book offers the latest knowledge and techniques on passive cooling, enabling building... more...

  • Architecture and Systems Ecologyby William W. Braham

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Modern buildings are both wasteful machines that can be made more efficient and instruments of the massive, metropolitan system engendered by the power of high-quality fuels. A comprehensive method of environmental design must reconcile the techniques of efficient building design with the radical urban and economic reorganization that we face. Over... more...

  • Beton-Kalender 2014by Antti Poso; Björn Windshügel

    Wiley 2014; US$ 151.50

    Underground construction and foundations are very complex and expensive today, particularly in inner cities. In order to provide a quick overview of the interfaces and the necessary dialogue among qualified engineers in modern design and construction, the entire range of disciplines and specialisations involved are described. The latest types of foundations... more...

  • Conposicionesby Nómena Arquitectos

    Nómena Arquitectos 2010; US$ 19.99

    CON POSICIONES: 20 APROXIMACIONES A LA ARQUITECTURA PERUANA es una publicación basada en conversaciones realizadas durante cuatro años con algunos de los arquitectos más reconocidos del Perú en las últimas décadas. Diversas generaciones y tendencias se encuentran en estas páginas para dialogar y ofrecer reflexiones ?a veces polémicas, a menudo incisivas,... more...

  • Design Energy Simulation for Architectsby Kjell Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    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...

  • Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilationby Ulrike Passe; Francine Battaglia

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 85.00

    Buildings can breathe naturally, without the use of mechanical systems, if you design the spaces properly. This accessible and thorough guide shows you how in more than 260 color diagrams and photographs illustrating case studies and CFD simulations. You can achieve truly natural ventilation, by considering the building's structure, envelope, energy... more...

  • Earthbag Buildingby Kaki Hunter; Donald Kiffmeyer

    New Society Publishers 2004; US$ 29.95

    The only comprehensive, illustrated, step-by-step guide to building with earthbags. more...