An Environmental Approach, 2nd Edition
By the end of the twenty-first century it is thought that three-quarters of the world’s population will be urban; our future is in cities. Making these cities healthy, vibrant and sustainable is an exceptional challenge which this book addresses. It sets out some of the basic principles of the...
Published December 16th 2008 by Taylor & Francis
Environmental Design in Context
This well-illustrated 'think piece' provides a much needed and topical philosophical introduction to the place of environmental design in architecture. The Environments of Architecture sets out a range of considerations necessary to produce appropriate internal environments in the context of a...
Published September 21st 2007 by Taylor & Francis
North American Contributions to the Archaeology of Jordan
Jordan is a key area of migration within the Levantine corridor that links the continents of Africa and Asia. 'Crossing Jordan' examines the peoples and cultures that have travelled across Jordan from antiquity to the present. The book offers a critical analysis of recent discoveries and...
Published May 1st 2007 by Routledge
An Introduction for Architects and Engineers, 3rd Edition
Written and edited by a team of specialists at Max Fordham LLP, one of the UK’s leading environmental and building services engineering consultancies, Environmental Design is the result of their extensive experience in designing environmentally-friendly buildings. The principles of their approach,...
Published December 15th 2005 by Taylor & Francis
An Environmental Approach
Bringing together theory and practice this important text provides a coherent overview of the important issues in sustainable urban design. The contributors, recognised experts from both architectural and planning practices, focus on the physical aspects of the urban environment - the buildings and...
Published December 26th 2002 by Taylor & Francis
Photovoltaic systems (PVs) produce electricity directly from solar radiation and are becoming more widespread as their advantages become apparent. This new guide provides an overview of how PVs work and how they are incorporated in the design of buildings, giving designers a good idea of the...
Published March 8th 2001 by Taylor & Francis