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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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  • Evolutionary Optimisation of Façade Designby Giovanni Zemella; Andrea Faraguna

    Springer London 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book explores how optimization?and performance-driven design in general?requires a change in the cultural approach to design for both architects and engineers. It shows how optimization techniques can be applied to the design of building envelopes. more...

  • Geographical Aestheticsby Dr Elizabeth Straughan; Dr Harriet Hawkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Geographical Aesthetics places the terms 'aesthetics' and 'geography' under critical question together, responding both to the increasing calls from within geography to develop a 'geographical aesthetics', and a resurgence of interdisciplinary interest in conceptual and empirical questions around geoaesthetics, environmental aesthetics, as well as... more...

  • The Green Braidby Kim Tanzer; Rafael Longoria

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    This volume presents the discipline?s best thinking on sustainability in written, drawn, and built form, drawing on over fifteen years of peer-reviewed essays and national design awards published by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). Providing a primer on sustainability, useful to teachers and students alike, the selected... 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...

  • 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...

  • Green Building with Concreteby Gajanan M. Sabnis

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 154.95

    With superior fire resistance, strength, and a long service life, concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world. A sustainable material, concrete is also easily and affordably reused and rehabilitated. The first book to provide an overview of sustainability and concrete, Green Building with Concrete: Sustainable Design and Construction... more...

  • The Green Museumby Sarah S. Brophy; Elizabeth Wylie

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 32.99

    The Green Museum shows museum professionals how they can incorporate green design into new construction and day to day operations, using sustainable practices to save on operating costs and make museums attractive to new fundraising sources. more...

  • Guide to the LEED AP Building Design and Construction (BD&C) Examby Michelle Cottrell

    Wiley 2010; US$ 75.00

    Ideal for architects, engineers, or contractors seeking the LEED Building Design & Construction (BD&C) credential, the book is a clearly organized study guide that includes sample quizzes throughout at the end of each section. Authored by an expert who teaches seminars on LEED BD&C to professionals, this LEED exam prep book stands out from... more...

  • Guide to the LEED AP Homes Examby Michelle Cottrell

    Wiley 2012; US$ 75.00

    Proven Strategies to Pass the LEED® AP HOMES Exam Here is the ideal study guide for understanding and preparing for the LEED® AP Homes exam. Written by an expert who is a LEED consultant and partner at Green Education Services—a premier LEED exam preparation provider— Guide to the LEED AP Homes Exam engages readers by breaking... more...

  • Guide to the LEED AP Operations and Maintenance (O+M) Examby Michelle Cottrell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00

    Here is the ideal guide for understanding and preparing for the LEED AP O+M exam. Written by an expert who is a LEED consultant and partner at Green Education Services—a premier LEED exam preparation provider— Guide to the LEED AP Operations + Maintenance (O+M) Exam engages readers by breaking down difficult concepts in sustainable design... more...