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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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  • Culture, Architecture and Natureby Sim Van der Ryn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Gathering his most compelling essays and addresses from the last fifty years in one accessible volume, this book looks at the pioneering ideas that underpin Sim Van der Ryn?s ecological design philosophy. It offers a unique decade-by-decade retrospective of the key issues in environmental design, beginning with the most recent years and looking back... more...

  • Designing Sustainable Forest Landscapesby Simon Bell; Dean Apostol

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 47.95

    Designing Sustainable Forest Landscapes is a definitive guide to the design and management of forest landscapes, covering the theory and principles of forest design as well as providing practical guidance on methods and tools. Including a variety of international case studies the book focuses on ecosystem regeneration, the management of natural... more...

  • Designing To Avoid Disasterby Thomas Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Recent catastrophic events, such as the I-35W bridge collapse, New Orleans flooding, the BP oil spill, Port au Prince's destruction by earthquake, Fukushima nuclear plant's devastation by tsunami, the Wall Street investment bank failures, and the housing foreclosure epidemic and the collapse of housing prices, all stem from what author Thomas Fisher... more...

  • Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methodsby Ljubomir Jankovic

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    As we increasingly become aware of the causes and consequences of the climate change, there is a sense that we are dealing with an almost impossible problem to solve; that our targets for zero carbon buildings are far in the future; and that our targets are hard to achieve. This book develops a structured method for zero carbon design and demonstrates... more...

  • Designing for Zero Wasteby Steffen Lehmann; Robert Crocker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    Designing for Zero Waste is a timely, topical and necessary publication. Materials and resources are being depleted at an accelerating speed and rising consumption trends across the globe have placed material efficiency, waste reduction and recycling at the centre of many government policy agendas, giving them an unprecedented urgency. While there... more...

  • EAT UPby Lauren Mandel

    New Society Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95

    From roof to table urban food has reached new heights. more...

  • Eco-Landscape Designby John A. Flannery; Karen M. Smith

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    The ability to adapt to a changing environment has ensured the continued survival of the human race into the 21 st century. The challenges to be faced in this century are now well documented by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The effects of drought, melting polar ice and increased incidences of extreme weather events... more...

  • Eco-resortsby Zbigniew Bromberek

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 78.95

    Eco-Resorts is a design guide for low impact, environmentally friendly tourist resorts in the tropics. The book is the first to offer architects practical, detailed guidance in developing resort buildings that work with a tropical climate and meet the needs and expectations of the client and building inhabitants. The book includes both architectural... more...

  • The Ecology of Building Materialsby Bjorn Berge

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 82.95

    The Ecology of Building Materials explores key questions surrounding sustainability of building materials. It provides technical data to enable design and building professionals to choose the most appropriate materials for a project: those that are least polluting, most energy efficient, and from sustainable sources. The book also gives information... more...

  • Ecosystem Services Come To Townby Gary Grant

    Wiley 2012; US$ 88.00

    The need to find new approaches to the development of cities is becoming increasingly urgent in this age of continuing population growth, demographic transition, climate change, fossil fuel peak and biodiversity losses. Restoring ecosystem services and promoting biodiversity is essential to sustainable development – even in the built environment.... more...