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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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  • Architecture in a Climate of Changeby Peter F Smith

    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...

  • Strategies for Sustainable Architectureby Paola Sassi

    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...

  • Tropical Sustainable Architectureby Joo Hwa Bay; Boon Lay Ong

    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...

  • The Environmental Briefby Richard Hyde; Steve Watson; Wendy Cheshire; Mark Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 104.95

    This book argues that driving building design from an environmental brief gives effective, high-quality results. The authors look at the theoretical issues of environmental briefing, the briefing process, and a series of international case studies. more...

  • Sustainability at the Cutting Edgeby Peter Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95

    Sustainability at the Cutting Edge is an essential guide to understanding the future direction of sustainable technology. This fully updated new edition deals not only with current best practice and state of the art case studies, but with the very latest emerging technologies which will transform the relationship between buildings and energy. Professor... more...

  • Taking Shape: A New Contract Between Architecture and Natureby Susannah Hagan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 52.95

    'Taking Shape' explores the evolution of scientific and academic theories that have resulted in the concept of sustainability. Susannah Hagan uses this as a basis to argue for developments in the future and argues that these theories are not 'just an intellectual and aesthetic regression' as they are often perceived to be. By focusing on the impact... more...

  • Architecture and the Urban Environmentby Derek Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95

    This well illustrated text forms a critical appraisal of the place and direction of architecture and urban design in a new world order at the start of the 21st century. The book defines architectural and environmental goals for the New Age by analysing recent contemporary work for its responsiveness to important social and environmental issues and... more...

  • Sustainability at the Cutting Edgeby Peter Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    This is your first point of reference in understanding the future direction of sustainable technology. It introduces the very latest in practical sustainability techniques and illustrates the diverse technologies being developed to create optimum eco-efficiency in our built environment. Peter F. Smith takes you through the current research and prototypes... more...

  • Ecology of Building Materialsby Bjørn Berge

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 75.95

    As both a practising architect and a researcher, Berge introduces us authoritatively to issues such as using raw materials from renewable sources, and the possibilities of designing and manufacturing reusable building materials. The alternatives to modern building materials are outlined and discussed from an ecological perspective. In a time when... more...

  • Sustainable Urban Housing in Chinaby Leon Glicksman; Lin Juintow

    Springer 2007; US$ 149.00

    There is increasing attention to the need to preserve the global environment. This book summarizes research done in this area based on a number of important collaborative projects in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China. It features case studies and recommendations for different approaches to environmentally responsive sustainable building. more...