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  • Architectural Theories of the Environmentby Ariane Lourie Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Design Education for a Sustainable Futureby Rob Fleming

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Chesapeake Bay Bluesby Howard R. Ernst

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 32.99

    This book addresses the Chesapeake Bay as a political problem and reveals how the political process has worked against the interests of science, the public, and environmental advocates all at once. more...

  • Shades of Greenby Christof Mauch; Nathan Stoltzfus; Douglas R. Weiner; Frank Zelko; Mahesh Ranagarjan; Sandra Lynn Chaney; Jane Carruthers; Peter Ho; Daniel J. Klooster; J. Christopher Brown

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 35.99

    Shades of Green examines the impact of political, economic, religious, and scientific institutions on environmental activism around the world. Discussing issues unique to different parts of the world, Shades of Green shows that environmentalism around the globe has been strengthened, weakened, or suppressed by a variety of local, national, and international... more...

  • The EcoEdgeby 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: Other Ways of Doing Architectureby 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...

  • Managing Transboundary Waters of Latin Americaby Asit K. Biswas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Definitive analyses of transboundary water management in Latin America are conspicuous by their absence. The situation is a little better for rivers compared to groundwater resources. Transboundary water management in Latin America has been evolving in a somewhat different manner compared to other continents. The book includes eight authoritative... more...

  • Complex Oceanographic Research on the Black Seaby Eremeev

    CRC Press 1992; US$ 132.95

    This book contains articles by oceanographic researchers from the (former) USSR and presents new data on various aspects of the Black Sea. The topics include Black Sea thermohaline, hydrochemical and optical structures, the dynamics of the Main Black Sea current and deep layers, wave phenomena in shelf areas and modelling of complex marine systems.... more...

  • 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...

  • Why Dogs Hump and Bees Get Depressedby Marc Bekoff

    New World Library 2013; US$ 15.95

    This collection of popular, jargon-free essays showcases the fascinating cognitive abilities of other animals as well as their empathy, compassion, grief, humor, joy, and love. more...