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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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  • The Selective Environmentby Dean Hawkes; with Jane McDonald; Koen Steemers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.95

    The complex art of architecture embraces all of the concerns of the world's cultures. It meets the fundamental needs for shelter from the elements, but, almost from its origins, has acquired other purposes and meanings. The Selective Environment is an approach to environmentally responsive architectural design that seeks to make connections between... more...

  • Earthbag Buildingby Kaki Hunter; Donald Kiffmeyer

    New Society Publishers 2004; US$ 29.95

    The only comprehensive, illustrated, step-by-step guide to building with earthbags. more...

  • Sustainable Timber Designby Michael Dickson; Dave Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    This new resource covers the material selection, structural design and connections detailing of truly sustainable timber buildings through: consideration of the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction, including the importance of forestry and conservation a review of modern techniques to improve the durability,... more...

  • New Directions in Sustainable Designby Adrian Parr; Michael Zaretsky

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    This book brings together new and emerging perspectives on sustainability. Combining a series of well know authors in contemporary philosophy with established practitioners of sustainable design, it develops a coherent theoretical framework for how a philosophy of sustainability might engage with the growing practice of sustainable design. more...

  • Design Education for a Sustainable Futureby Rob Fleming

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Sustainability is a powerful force that is fundamentally reshaping humanity?s relationship to the natural world and is ushering in the Age of Integration. The move from well-intentioned environmental friendliness to the higher bar of integral sustainability and regenerative design demands a new type of design professional, one that is deeply collaborative,... more...

  • ECOEDGE CHARLESWORTHby Esther Charlesworth; Rob Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Presenting diverse case studies of contemporary sustainable urban practice from Europe, Africa, India, South America, the USA and Australia, this book offers the reader a fantastic wealth of practical material from a range of internationally renowned authors. Each practical case study has addressed issues and then offered solutions to implement... more...

  • SPATIAL AGENCY SCHNEIDER & TILLby Nishat Awan; Tatjana Schneider; Jeremy Till

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book offers the first comprehensive overview of alternative approaches to architectural practice. At a time when many commentators are noting that alternative and richer approaches to architectural practice are required if the profession is to flourish, this book provides multiple examples from across the globe of how this has been achieved... more...

  • Architectural Theories of the Environmentby Ariane Lourie Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    As architects and designers, we struggle to reconcile ever increasing environmental, humanitarian, and technological demands placed on our projects. Our new geological era, the Anthropocene, marks humans as the largest environmental force on the planet and suggests that conventional anthropocentric approaches to design must accommodate a more complex... more...

  • 150 Best Eco House Ideasby Marta Serrats

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    Featuring an extensive collection of full-color photographs, 150 Best Eco House Ideas features eco-friendly house designs created by internationally renowned architects and designers who have achieved practical, innovative, and stunning solutions adapted to the specific needs and tastes of their clients. Included here are the latest innovations... more...

  • The Northwest Green Home Primerby Kathleen Smith; Kathleen O'Brien

    Timber Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    The essential, real-world, green home manual. Everyone can make green home decisions on a budget with this inspiring, informationpacked guide. Whether you are building, remodeling, buying, or just curious, here are real-world strategies for getting the greenest results from your budget, with hundreds of ideas for a home that is built to last, comfortable... more...