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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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  • Taking Shape: A New Contract Between Architecture and Natureby Susannah Hagan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 52.95

    'Taking Shape' explores the evolution of scientific and academic theories that have resulted in the concept of sustainability. Susannah Hagan uses this as a basis to argue for developments in the future and argues that these theories are not 'just an intellectual and aesthetic regression' as they are often perceived to be. By focusing on the impact... more...

  • 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...

  • Ecology of Building Materialsby Bjørn Berge

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 75.95

    As both a practising architect and a researcher, Berge introduces us authoritatively to issues such as using raw materials from renewable sources, and the possibilities of designing and manufacturing reusable building materials. The alternatives to modern building materials are outlined and discussed from an ecological perspective. In a time when... more...

  • Sustainability at the Cutting Edgeby Peter Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    This is your first point of reference in understanding the future direction of sustainable technology. It introduces the very latest in practical sustainability techniques and illustrates the diverse technologies being developed to create optimum eco-efficiency in our built environment. Peter F. Smith takes you through the current research and prototypes... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 104.95

    This book argues that driving building design from an environmental brief gives effective, high-quality results. The authors look at the theoretical issues of environmental briefing, the briefing process, and a series of international case studies. 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 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... 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...