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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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  • Integral Sustainable Designby Mark DeKay

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.95

    This book offers practical and theoretical tools for more effective sustainable design solutions and for communicating sustainable design ideas to today's diverse stakeholders. It uses Integral Theory to make sense of the many competing ideas in this area and offers a powerful conceptual framework for sustainable designers through the four main perspectives... more...

  • Sustainable Constructionby Charles J. Kibert

    Wiley 2012; US$ 80.00

    The classic reference for high-performance green building delivery systems No longer just a buzzword, sustainable construction is going mainstream—and soon will be the norm. Revised to reflect the latest developments of the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system and other tools,... more...

  • Green Restorationsby Aaron Lubeck

    New Society Publishers 2010; US$ 37.95

    Green restorations for historic homes. more...

  • The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energyby Dan Chiras

    New Society Publishers 2011; US$ 28.95

    The complete guide to clean, affordable, renewable energy resources more...

  • Housing Reclaimedby Jessica Kellner

    New Society Publishers 2011; US$ 24.95

    How to build community, reduce waste and create affordable, unique homes more...

  • Compact Cabinsby Gerald Rowan

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2010; US$ 19.95

    The setting might be a sparkling lakefront, a cool clearing in the woods, a breathtaking mountaintop, or an expansive beach, but the dream of a modest retreat from everyday life often includes a simple little cabin. In cabin getaways of the imagination, the cares of the world recede, time slows down, and the day?s pace is set by leisure and quiet... more...

  • Strategies for Sustainable Architectureby Paola Sassi

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 99.95

    Filling a gap in existing literature on sustainable design, this new guide introduces and illustrates sustainable design principles through detailed case studies of sustainable buildings in Europe, North America and Australia. The guide will provide the reader with a deeper understanding of the design issues involved in delivering sustainable buildings,... more...

  • Traditional Construction for Sustainable New Buildingby Carole Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95

    Since thespread of classical design and construction amongst the upper echolons of British society in the late seventeenth century, traditional construction methods have largely fallen by the wayside. Centuries later, as the construction industry faces up to its environmental responsibilities, this book explores its rich and ancient traditionto... more...

  • Rural Designby Dewey Thorbeck

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    Rural areas worldwide are undergoing profound change creating considerable challenges and stress for its residents and on the ecosystems upon which they depend. Rural design brings design thinking and the problem-solving process of design to rural issues recognizing that human and natural systems are inextricably coupled and engaged in continuous... more...

  • The Ecology of Building Materialsby Bjorn Berge

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 82.95

    The Ecology of Building Materials explores key questions surrounding sustainability of building materials. It provides technical data to enable design and building professionals to choose the most appropriate materials for a project: those that are least polluting, most energy efficient, and from sustainable sources. The book also gives information... more...