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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

  • 150 Best Eco House Ideasby Marta Serrats

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    Featuring an extensive collection of full-color photographs, 150 Best Eco House Ideas features eco-friendly house designs created by internationally renowned architects and designers who have achieved practical, innovative, and stunning solutions adapted to the specific needs and tastes of their clients. Included here are the latest innovations... more...

  • 150 Best Eco House Ideasby Marta Serrats

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 23.99

    Featuring an extensive collection of full-color photographs, 150 Best Eco House Ideas features eco-friendly house designs created by internationally renowned architects and designers who have achieved practical, innovative, and stunning solutions adapted to the specific needs and tastes of their clients. Included here are the latest innovations... more...

  • Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Changeby David Crichton; Fergus Nicol

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95

    From the author of the bestseller 'Ecohouse' this challenging and exciting text gives you an insight into the real changes that are necessary to give our modern day built environment both 'sustainability' and 'survivability'. The book is based on the premise that climate change is going to happen and its impacts on our lives are going to be far worse... more...

  • Adaptive Thermal Comfort: Principles and Practiceby Fergus Nicol; Michael Humphreys; Susan Roaf

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95

    The fundamental function of buildings is to provide safe and healthy shelter. For the fortunate they also provide comfort and delight. In the twentieth century comfort became a 'product' produced by machines and run on cheap energy. In a world where fossil fuels are becoming ever scarcer and more expensive, and the climate more extreme, the challenge... more...

  • The Architectural Expression of Environmental Control Systemsby George Baird

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 180.00

    Examines the ways design teams can take a more creative approach to the design and expression of both active and passive environmental control systems. Case Studies from around the world, including many award-winning buildings. more...

  • Architectural Theories of the Environmentby Ariane Lourie Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    These essays by architects, theorists, and sustainable designers together provide a framework to help you develop your own guidelines to approaching to your work. Introductions define key terms, and nine case studies demonstrate the concepts. more...

  • Architectureby M. Sala; C. Gallo; A. A. M. Sayigh

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 121.00

    In this book we seek to approach the architecture-energy combination and its relationship to human comfort and the environment .There are chapters on thermal comfort, low energy architecture dealing with various criterion for comfort in different parts of the World. The book also seeks to understand how previous generations lived in harsh climates... more...

  • Architecture and Energyby William W. Braham; Daniel Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Should more energy-efficient buildings look different? Can that "look" be used to explain or enhance their performance? Architecture and Energy provides architects and architectural theorists with more durable arguments for environmental design decisions, arguments addressing three different... more...

  • Architecture and Natureby Sarah Bonnemaison; Christine Macy

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 78.95

    Narrated, painted and filmed, American landscapes have been central to the construction of a national identity. This book explores how such rhetorical landscapes have also been designed into into the built environment of architecture. 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...