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Forthcoming Sustainable Architecture Books

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  1. Sustainable Architectural Design

    An Overview

    By Kuppaswamy Iyengar

    This book is a guide to a sustainable design process that moves from theory, to site and energy use, to building systems, and finally to evaluation and case studies, so you can integrate design and technology for effective sustainable building. Kuppaswamy Iyengar shows you how to get it right the...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Interpreting Site

    Studies in Perception, Representation, and Design

    By Genevieve S. Baudoin

    Interpreting Site explains the basic methods architects use to translate what you perceive to represent the complex conditions that physically and mentally "construe" a site, helping to shape the ultimate design. Within each of the four themes---defining site, experiencing site, spatializing site,...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture

    Emergy Analysis

    By Ravi Srinivasan, Kiel Moe

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    The laws of thermodynamics—and their implications for architecture—have not been fully integrated into architectural design. Architecture and building science too often remain constrained by linear concepts and methodologies regarding energy that occlude significant quantities and qualities of...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Light in Architecture

    The Intangible Material

    By Elisa Valero Ramos

    Light in Architecture explores the role and use of light in and around buildings from the time that Stonehenge was built through to the present day, illustrating how a greater understanding of this intangible and free material will lead us to better architecture and, ultimately, improve our quality...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  5. Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook

    SEED Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues

    Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth, Bryan Bell

    Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: Seed Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues is the first book to demonstrate that public interest design has emerged as a distinct profession. It provides clear professional standards of practice following SEED (Social Economic Environmental Design...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Passivhaus Designer’s Manual

    A technical guide to low and zero energy buildings

    Edited by Christina J. Hopfe, Robert S. McLeod

    Passivhaus is the fastest growing energy performance standard in the world, with almost 50,000 buildings realised to date. Applicable to both domestic and non-domestic building types, the strength of Passivhaus lies in the simplicity of the concept. As European and global energy directives move...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Rebound Effect in Home Heating

    A guide for policymakers and practitioners

    By Ray Galvin

    Series: Building Research and Information

    This is the definitive guide to the rebound effect in home heating – the increase in energy service use after a technological intervention aimed at reducing consumption. It sets out what the effect is, how it plays out in the home heating sector, what this implies for energy saving initiatives in...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. American Architects and the Single-Family Home

    Lessons Learned from the Architects' Small House Service Bureau

    Edited by Lisa Tucker

    American Architects and the Single-Family Home explains how a small group of architects started the Architects’ Small House Service Bureau in 1919 and changed the course of twentieth-century residential design for the better. Concepts and principles they developed related to public spaces, private...

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Architecture and Systems Ecology

    Thermodynamic Principles of Environmental Building Design, in three parts

    By William W. Braham

    Modern buildings are both wasteful machines that can be made more efficient and instruments of the massive, metropolitan system engendered by the power of high-quality fuels. A comprehensive method of environmental design must reconcile the techniques of efficient building design with the radical...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment

    By Jane Powell, Jenn Monahan, Chris Foulds

    This book explores the important contribution of the built environment in the reduction of household energy consumption and in meeting the urgent challenge of the 2050 carbon reduction target. By examining trends in energy demand in UK and Europe across energy sectors for industry, commercial,...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge