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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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  • Solar Architecture in Cool Climatesby Colin Porteous

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Design for Sustainabilityby Tracy Bhamra; Vicky Lofthouse

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95

    In this book, the authors answer the questions: What is sustainable product development and why is it important? What are the main drivers of sustainable product development? They explain how design can help to control human impact on the environment by not only minimising pollution, waste, energy use and use of scarce resources, but also by thinking... more...

  • Sustainable Buildings in Practiceby George Baird

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 65.95

    Presents thirty cutting-edge, sustainable buildings from around the globe and examines how they work in practice, from the point of view of the people who use them. Considers common issues and the lessons that can be learnt for future sustainable building design. more...

  • Inside the Civano Project (GreenSource Books)by Al Nichols; Jason Laros

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 75.00

    A First-Hand Look at the High-Performance Civano Development This GreenSource book offers a complete survey of Civano, the largest high-performance mixed-use community in the United States. Located in Tucson, Arizona, Civano encompasses high standards of resource conservation, sustainability, and solar energy use. Inside the Civano Project... more...

  • Green Construction Project Management and Cost Oversightby Sam Kubba

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 95.95

    Green Construction is a specialized and skilled profession, and the author has extensive experience in this field. With this in mind, the reference is designed to provide practical guidelines and essential insights in preparing competent and professional looking ?Project Analysis Reports? and ?Project Status Reports?. The book also provides numerous... more...

  • Advances in Building Energy Researchby Mat Santamouris

    Earthscan 2010; US$ 300.00

    Advances in Building Energy Research (ABER) offers state-of-the-art information on the environmental science and performance of buildings, linking new technologies and methodologies with the latest research on systems, simulations and standards. As stringently reviewed as a journal but with the breadth of a book, this annual volume brings together... more...

  • Sustainable Communities Design Handbookby III Woodrow Clark

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 63.95

    The objective of this book is to ensure a better quality of life for everyone, both now and for generations to come. This means creating a better and safer environment internationally through the sustainable use of natural resources, encouraging sustainable development which supports a strong economy, and ensuring a high quality environment that can... more...

  • Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Futureby Carole Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 55.95

    As the construction industry faces up to its environmental responsibilities, this book explores its rich and ancient tradition to provide tried and trusted solutions to modern day construction problems. Over 250 original photos, and over fifty bespoke diagrams illustrate the features, techniques, and characteristics of traditional construction that... more...

  • Creating Cohousingby Kathryn McCamant; Charles Durrett

    New Society Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95

    The cohousing “bible? by the US originators of the concept. more...

  • Sustainable Renovationby Lisa Gelfand; Chris Duncan

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    The complete resource on performing sustainable renovations for both Historic and modern existing buildings This forward-looking and insightful guide explores how the sustainable renovation of existing buildings presents great opportunities for initiating extensive changes in the performance of the built environment. Great examples of existing building... more...