Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategies (3rd ed.)

by Mark DeKay, G. Z. Brown

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An updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky.

This fully updated Third Edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting. Using hundreds of illustrations, this book offers practical strategies that give the designer the tools they need to make energy efficient buildings.

  • Hundreds of illustrations and practical strategies give the designer the tools they need to make energy efficient buildings.
  • Organized to quickly guide the designer in making buildings respond to the sun, wind and light.

  • Wiley; April 2013
  • ISBN: 9781118332887
  • Edition: 3
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  • Title: Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategies
  • Author: Mark DeKay; G. Z. Brown
  • Imprint: Wiley

About The Author

MARK DEKAY is a registered architect and Associate Professor of architecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is a Fulbright Scholar, a Climate Reality Leadership Corps member, author of Integral Sustainable Design: Transformative Perspectives and editor of the UT/RedVector.com online Sustainable Design and Green Building continuing education program.

G. Z. BROWN is a registered architect and Professor of Architecture at the University of Oregon. He is director of the UO Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory (ESBL) in Portland and Eugene and coauthor of InsideOut: Design Procedures for Passive Environmental Technologies and Natural Ventilation in Northwest Buildings.