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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

  • Ecology and the Architectural Imaginationby Brook Muller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer?s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and the Architectural Imagination offers a series of... more...

  • The Greening of Architectureby Phillip James Tabb; A. Senem Deviren

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 54.95

    This accessible and engaging text is the first to offer a comprehensive critical history and analysis of the greening of architecture through accumulative reduction of negative environmental effects caused by buildings, urban designs and settlements. Describing the progressive development of green architecture from 1960 to 2010, it illustrates how... more...

  • Design Energy Simulation for Graphicsby Kjell Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Written by a practicing architect who specializes in energy modeling, the book includes case studies of net-zero buildings, of Living Building Challenge-certified buildings, as well as of projects with less lofty goals to demonstrate how energy simulation has helped designers make early decisions. more...

  • A Carbon Primer for the Built Environmentby Simon Foxell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Sets out essential information needed for navigating through the growing regulatory maze of carbon reduction in the built environment with confidence more...

  • Eco-Urbanityby Darko Radovic

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Eighteen leading academics and practitioners in sustainable architecture and urbanism explore global concerns of sustainability and urbanity, developing a logical aim for the responsible practice of urban planning, design, landscape and architecture. more...

  • Lean and Cleaner Productionby Peng Wu; Sui Pheng Low

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book explains how in moving towards Cleaner Production, the Lean Production Philosophy can be applied to reduce carbon emissions in prefabrication - one major source of the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions which contribute to global climate change. This book examines theories and principles in the Lean Production Philosophy to develop situation-based... more...

  • The Environmental Traditionby Dr Dean Hawkes; Dean Hawkes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 118.95

    This text brings together a unique collection of writing by a leading researcher and critic which outlines the evolution of the environmental dimension of architectural theory and practice in the past twenty-five years. It deals with the transformation of the environmental design field which was brought about by the growth of energy awareness in the... more...

  • Cost Optimal and Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (nZEB)by Jarek Kurnitski

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Cost optimal and nearly zero energy performance levels are principles initiated by the European Union?s (EU) Energy Performance of Buildings Directive which was recast in 2010. These will be major drivers in the construction sector in the next few years, because all new buildings in the EU from 2021 onwards are expected to be nearly zero energy buildings... more...

  • Culture, Architecture and Natureby Sim Van der Ryn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    An invaluable collection of the essays and illustrations of Sim Van der Ryn, charting the development of Sustainability in Architectural Design over the last 50 years. more...

  • The Healthy Indoor Environmentby Philomena M. Bluyssen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95

    Offers a holistic approach to the understanding of the different factors that lead to a healthy indoor environment. more...