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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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  • Sustainable Facadesby Ajla Aksamija

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00

    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...

  • Beton-Kalender 2014by Antti Poso; Windshü; Bjö gel; rn

    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...

  • Green Building Handbook: Volume 1by Tom Woolley; Sam Kimmins; Rob Harrison; Paul Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 104.95

    Environmentally responsible building involves resolving many conflicting issues and requirements. Each stage in the design process from the fundamental decisions about what, where and even whether to build has implications for the environment. Evolving out of the success of Green Building Digest , a publication described by Building Design as well-researched,... more...

  • Sustainable Housingby Brian Edwards; David Turrent

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 105.95

    Written by experts, Sustainable Housing brings new perspectives on residential sustainability, using case studies of latest practice. This book is based upon the 'Housing and Sustainability' conference at the RIBA in 1998, which intended to guide action into the next century, setting down key principles, providing important new technical information... more...

  • Green Building Handbook: Volume 2by Tom Woolley; Sam Kimmins

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 104.95

    This key handbook provides a detailed reference for environmentally concerned purchasers of building products, and complements the Green Building Handbook Vol 1. Following the format of the original, this book discusses current issues in green building before moving on to consider eight building component types: fencing products, flat roofing membranes,... more...

  • Photovoltaic Demonstration Projects 2by W.B. Gillett; R.J. Hacker; W. Kaut

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 260.00

    Proceedings of the Third Contractors' Meeting, Joint Research Centre, Ispara, Italy, 18-20 May 1988. more...

  • Passive Solar Energy in Buildingsby P. O'Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 230.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Understanding Sustainable Architectureby Helen Bennetts; Antony Radford; Terry Williamson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95

    Understanding Sustainable Architecture is a review of the assumptions, beliefs, goals and bodies of knowledge that underlie the endeavour to design (more) sustainable buildings and other built developments. Much of the available advice and rhetoric about sustainable architecture begins from positions where important ethical, cultural and conceptual... more...

  • Vegetable Plants and their Fibres as Building Materialsby H.S. Sobral

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 280.00

    This book examines the state-of-the-art on plants and fibres as building materials for low cost construction, emphasizing their use, properties, fabrication, new procedures and future developments. It makes available research results on new techniques for fibre reinforcement and their use in concrete, stabilized clay and other matrices. Procedures... more...

  • Sustainable Architecturesby Simon Guy; Steven A. Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 68.95

    As buildings are responsible for fifty per cent of CO 2 emissions, their design has become the focus of intense technical scrutiny. Knowing how to build more technically efficient, or ecologically responsible, buildings, and being able to assemble the social resources to do so, requires different forms of knowledge and practice. There is wide contestation... more...