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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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  • Sustainability at the Cutting Edgeby Peter Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95

    Sustainability at the Cutting Edge is an essential guide to understanding the future direction of sustainable technology. This fully updated new edition deals not only with current best practice and state of the art case studies, but with the very latest emerging technologies which will transform the relationship between buildings and energy. Professor... more...

  • The Environmental Briefby Richard Hyde; Steve Watson; Wendy Cheshire; Mark Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 104.95

    The built environment is responsible for an estimatedforty-five per centof all greenhouse gas emissions. As the greatest opportunities for reducing these emissions occur during the briefing and design processes, the pathway to better design lies in preparing environmental briefs, and using these to drive building design and produce buildings of... more...

  • Sustainable Urban Housing in Chinaby Leon Glicksman; Lin Juintow

    Springer 2007; US$ 149.00

    There is increasing attention to the need to preserve the global environment. This book summarizes research done in this area based on a number of important collaborative projects in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China. It features case studies and recommendations for different approaches to environmentally responsive sustainable building. more...

  • Marketing Green Building Servicesby Jerry Yudelson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95

    Marketing Green Building Services: Strategies for Success presents all the information key decision-makers need to respond to the fast-growing market for green buildings, design and construction services and products. Completely updated, revised and expanded from the author?s previous works, this book is the one resource you need to succeed in the... more...

  • The Environments of Architectureby Randall Thomas; Trevor Garnham

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    This well-illustrated 'think piece' provides a much needed and topical philosophical introduction to the place of environmental design in architecture. The Environments of Architecture sets out a range of considerations necessary to produce appropriate internal environments in the context of a wider discussion on the effect of building decisions... more...

  • Sustainable Constructionby Sandy Halliday

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 57.95

    It has taken a very long time for sustainable development to be recognised as a justified restraint on inappropriate development and a primary driver of improving quality of life for all. For designers, clients and project managers this means we have to create healthy buildings and places which support communities, enhance biodiversity and contribute... more...

  • Sustainable Facilitiesby Keith Moskow

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 69.95

    Let a Team of Leading Architects Take You through 20 Large-Scale, Sustainable Facilities Designed with Green Methods and Materials! A vital working tool for all building professionals interested in green architecture and construction, Sustainable Facilities presents an in-depth look at 20 facilities that were designed for environmental organizations... more...

  • Tropical Urban Heat Islandsby Nyuk Hien Wong; Yu Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 165.00

    Conventional air conditioning is not a sustainable solution to the challenge of a hot or humid climate. The climate problem is compounded in so-called Urban Heat Islands, urban areas where the air can be 3?5C hotter than its surrounding areas and where pollution levels are consequently raised. Including a colour section with thermal images and... more...

  • Introduction to Architectural Scienceby Steven V Szokolay

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 60.95

    Introducing the basics of architectural science, this book is an ideal reference, providing an understanding of the physical basis of architectural design. The knowledge gained from this book equips the reader with the tools to realize the full potential of the good intentions of sustainable, bioclimatic design. All sections have been revised and... more...

  • Promoting Energy Efficiency Investmentsby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 140.00

    Existing buildings are responsible for over 40% of the world’s total primary energy consumption. An impressive amount of energy could be saved simply by applying energy-efficient technologies. Yet, various market barriers inhibit energy efficiency improvements in existing buildings and result in energy savings that are significantly lower... more...