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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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  • Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Futureby Carole Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95

    Since the spread of classical design and construction amongst the upper echolons of British society in the late seventeenth century, traditional construction methods have largely fallen by the wayside. Centuries later, as the construction industry faces up to its environmental responsibilities, this book explores its rich and ancient tradition to... more...

  • Creating Cohousingby Kathryn McCamant; Charles Durrett

    New Society Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95

    The cohousing “bible? by the US originators of the concept. more...

  • Sustainable Renovationby Lisa Gelfand; Chris Duncan

    Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00

    Lisa Gelfand, FAIA, LEED-AP, one of the preeminent experts in green design and construction, is Managing Principal of Gelfand Partners Architects (gelfand-partners.com) in San Francisco. With more than three decades of experience, Gelfand has been involved in all aspects of a project, including project management, design, planning, marketing, and... more...

  • Housing Reclaimedby Jessica Kellner

    New Society Publishers 2011; US$ 24.95

    How to build community, reduce waste and create affordable, unique homes more...

  • Green Building with Concreteby Gajanan M. Sabnis

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 154.95

    Introduction; Gajanan M. Sabnis Sustainability in the Cement Industries and Chemical Admixtures; Thomas B. Carter The Principles of Sustainable Building Design; N. Subramanian Sustainability through Thermal Mass of Concrete; William Juhl Concrete Pavements and Sustainability; Thomas J. Van Dam and Peter Taylor Roller... more...

  • Compact Cabinsby Gerald Rowan

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2010; US$ 19.95

    ?Some of the designs in the book verge on the vacation-home look, but many are appealing in the way they play with the traditional presentation of a cabin. I was intrigued by the Micro Cabin at mere 162 square feet.? more...

  • Sustainable Constructionby Charles J. Kibert

    Wiley 2012; US$ 90.00

    Charles J. Kibert, PhD, PE, is a professor in the M. E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction at the University of Florida, Gainesville, and founded the university's Powell Center for Construction and Environment as well as Task Group 16 (Sustainable Construction) and Task Group 39 (Deconstruction) for CIB. He is cofounder and chairman of the... 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...

  • Net Zero Energy Designby Thomas Hootman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00

    Conveniently organized and packed with robust technicalcontent and clear explanations of key principles Written by an architect who is the director of sustainability ata global architecture firm, Net Zero Energy Design is apractical guide for architects and related constructionprofessionals who want to design and build net zero energycommercial... 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...