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Forthcoming Sustainable Architecture Books

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  1. Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City

    Hinduism and Urbanisation in Jaipur

    By Yamini Narayanan

    The speed and scale of urbanisation in India is unprecedented almost anywhere in the world and has tremendous implications globally. The sacral influence on the urban experience can be demonstrated to have resonances for all aspects of urban sustainability in India and yet, remains a blind spot...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Timber Design

    By Michael Dickson, Dave Parker

    This new reference covers the design and engineering relevance of timber grade, form and detail through : historical reference to forestry and building craftsmanship - the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction principles of architectural design and structural form using wood,...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Towards a Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture

    By C. Alan Short

    Series: Building Research and Information

    Buildings urgently need to become more resilient to a changing climate whilst using very much less energy, but twentieth and early twenty-first century designers have persisted in making less and less resilient buildings more and more dependent on energy intensive artificial environments. For the...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Clean Energy Urban Design

    The Energy Proforma in Policy and Practice

    By Dennis Frenchman, P. Christopher Zegras

    Clean Energy Urban Design: The Energy Proforma in Practice and Policy offers a new way of understanding urban energy consumption in fast growing China by asking a simple question: How does the design of neighborhoods affect energy consumption? Four years of research—including interviews of 4,500...

    To Be Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Developing Adaptable Architecture

    Implementing Adaptability for a Sustainable Future

    By Robert Schmidt, James Pinder

    A concise handbook full of essential information for questioning, imagining, and illustrating adaptability – from new designs to existing buildings....

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Green Roofs In Integrated Urban Water Systems

    By Daniel Roehr, Elizabeth Fassmann

    With the infrastructure to manage stormwater threats in cities becoming increasingly expensive to build or repair, planners and landscapers need to look at alternative approaches. Ground-level mitigation measures such as raingardens, bioswales and rain water harvesting are becoming increasingly...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Housing Reconstruction

    Designing resilient housing after natural disasters

    By Esther Charlesworth, Iftekhar Ahmed

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect and Impermanent

    Designing and Appreciating Architecture as Nature

    By Rumiko Handa

    Architects have long operated based on the assumption that a building is 'complete' once construction has finished. Striving to create a perfect building, they wish for it to stay in its original state indefinitely, viewing any subsequent alterations as unintended effects or the results of...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Emotionally Durable Design

    Objects, Experiences and Empathy, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Chapman

    To Be Published January 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Bioclimatic Double-skin Facades

    By Mary Benedict Bonham

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge