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  • Wind Towersby Mehdi N. Bahadori; Alireza Dehghani Sanij; Ali Sayigh

    Springer 2014; US$ 119.00

    This unique volume provides the only holistic treatment of wind towers, a core aspect of sustainable architecture in hot, arid climates. The authors explain how traditional incarnations of these structures provide significant decreases in energy consumption through their use of renewable wind resources to cool buildings and water storage facilities.... more...

  • The Invisible Housesby Gonzalo Lizarralde

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    There is an increased interest among architects, urban specialists and design professionals to contribute to solve ?the housing problem? in developing countries . The Invisible Houses takes us on a journey through the slums and informal settlements of South Africa, India, Colombia, Honduras, El Salvador, Cuba, Haiti and many other countries of the... more...

  • Curating Sydneyby Jill Bennett; Saskia Beudel

    UNSW Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    What happens when artists are asked the questions usually addressed to planners and administrators?In Curating Sydney artists, architects, writers, designers and curators come together to reimagine the city. In a series of cutting-edge art and design projects they envisage a future where public art plays a vital role in the life of the city - from... more...

  • Handbook of Green Building Design and Constructionby Sam Kubba

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 135.95

    Packed with conceptual sketches and photos, real world case studies and green construction details, Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction provides a wealth of practical guidelines and essential insights that will facilitate the design of green buildings. Written in an easy to understand style, the Handbook draws on over 35 years of personal... 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...

  • Making Better Buildingsby Jen Feigin; Chris Magwood

    New Society Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95

    Sustainable building from the ground up the pros and cons of the latest green and natural materials and technologies more...

  • Profiting from Clean Energyby Richard W. Asplund

    Wiley 2008; US$ 65.00

    With Profiting from Clean Energy, respected investment analyst Richard Asplund provides an in-depth explanation of the technology and industry structure behind various sectors of this field and in the process identifies more than 150 stocks related to clean energy. Along the way, Asplund discusses exactly what it takes to effectively invest in clean... 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...

  • Net Zero Energy Designby Thomas Hootman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00

    Conveniently organized and packed with robust technical content and clear explanations of key principles Written by an architect who is the director of sustainability at a global architecture firm, Net Zero Energy Design is a practical guide for architects and related construction professionals who want to design and build net zero energy commercial... more...