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Forthcoming Sustainable Architecture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment

    By Peter Rickaby, Construction Products Association

    An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment comes in two parts. The first describes the fundamentals and preliminary considerations of planning a low carbon refurbishment project, before exploring various components of a house (walls, heating systems etc.). Each chapter includes references...

    To Be Published April 30th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  2. Designing Sustainability

    Making radical changes in a material world

    By Stuart Walker

    What is the relationship between design, sustainability, inner values and spirituality? How can we create designs that provide a convincing alternative to unsustainable interpretations of progress, growth, consumerism and commercialism? Building on the arguments first advanced in his widely...

    To Be Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Humanitarian Architecture

    15 stories of architects working after disaster

    Edited by Esther Charlesworth, Adrian Marshall

    Never has the demand been so urgent for architects to respond to the design and planning challenges of rebuilding post-disaster sites and cities. In 2011, more people were displaced by natural disasters (42 million) than by wars and armed conflicts. And yet the number of architects equipped to deal...

    To Be Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Buildings

    Edited by Rohinton Emmanuel

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    The ‘fit for purpose’ of the built environment has been a focus of attention since classical times, both in the West and in the East. However, an explicit focus on ‘sustainable buildings’ is relatively new. The last two decades in particular have seen an explosion of published material on the...

    To Be Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sustainability & Scarcity

    A Handbook for Green Design and Construction in Developing Countries

    By Peter Ozolins

    Sustainability & Scarcity addresses a gap in the literature on green building recognized by many in the fields of international development, architecture, construction, housing and sustainability. Rather than being based on the experiences of more economically-developed countries, this book...

    To Be Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Green Solar Cities

    By Peder Vejsig Pedersen, Jakob Klint, Karin Kappel, Katrine Vejsig Pedersen

    The Green Solar Cities, EU-Concerto project focuses on the practical large scale implementation of solar energy technologies in combination with new build and retrofit low energy building in the cities of Copenhagen and Valby in Denmark and Salzburg in Austria. This book aims to influence...

    To Be Published September 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. A Genealogy of Tropical Architecture

    Colonialism, Ecology and Technology

    By Jiat-Hwee Chang

    Series: Architext

    What is tropical architecture? Instead of assuming it as a "natural" – asocial, apolitical and ahistorical – entity, this book provides the first thorough account of its formations and transformations historically. A Genealogy of Tropical Architecture traces the origins of tropical architecture...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design

    By Christopher Meek, Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design provides architects, building designers, and students clear direction for the successful inclusion of daylight and integrated electric light in buildings. It presents design teams with the performance analysis resources, energy saving estimates and user...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings

    Cool Climates

    Edited by Simon Burton

    Whilst sustainability is already an important driver in the new building sector, this book explores how those involved in refurbishment of commercial building are moving this agenda forward. It includes chapters by developers, surveyors, cost consultants, architects, building physicists and other...

    To Be Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Designing for Hope

    Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

    By Dominique Hes, Chrisna du Plessis

    A forward looking book on sustainable design that describes problems and then, by providing a different way to conceptualise design and development, leads on to examples of regenerative solutions. Its aim is to move the discussion away from doing less, but still detracting from our ecological...

    To Be Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge