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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 280.00
This book examines the state-of-the-art on plants and fibres as building materials for low cost construction, emphasizing their use, properties, fabrication, new procedures and future developments. It makes available research results on new techniques for fibre reinforcement and their use in concrete, stabilized clay and other matrices. Procedures... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
International contributors debate ethics in the built environment in all its forms. Will be of interest to architects, students of building and building design, environmentalists, politicians and readers with a general interest in ethics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 68.95
Buildings are responsible for 50% of C02 emissions and their design has become the focus of intense technical scrutiny. Knowing how to build more technically efficient, or more ecologically and being able to assemble the social resources to do so. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95
Covering the full life span of the project, from siting issues through specific design features to maintenance of the property and equipment, this is a comprehensive guide to designing, planning and building a solar house. The author uses his experience of living in a solar house to inform the reader of the technology and practices needed for the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95
Written and edited by a team of specialists at Max Fordham LLP, one of the UK?s leading environmental and building services engineering consultancies, this book is the result of their extensive experience in designing environmentally-friendly buildings. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 99.95
Provides the reader with a deeper understanding of the design issues involved in delivering sustainable buildings and describes in detail the process of integrating principles into practice. Featuring over 400 illustrations, this highly visual guide will be an invaluable reference. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 51.95
Revised to incorporate and reflect changes and advances since it was first published the new edition of Architecture in a Climate of Change provides the latest basic principals of sustainability and the future of sustainable technology. Including new material on wind generation, domestic water conservation, solar thermal electricity as well as international... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 78.95
The tropical belt ? where large areas of South East Asia, India, Africa and parts of both North and South America are located ? forms the biggest landmass in the world and has one of the highest numbers of rapidly developing cities. Coincidentally, architecture in these regions shares common problems, the most easily identifiable being the tropical... more...