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Forthcoming Sustainable Architecture Books

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  1. Dimensions of Sustainability

    Edited by Andrew Scott, MIT

    This illustrated book gives a comprehensive view of _ contemporary ideas, innovations and emerging attitudes to sustainability that emanated from the MIT symposium. 16 leading contributors with demonstrable track records in architectural practice, engineering and academia give their insights...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Taylor & Francis

  2. 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 August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Building Design

    Learning from nineteenth century innovations

    By Vidar Lerum

    A twenty-first century renaissance is emerging in architecture. After a century of building designs characterized by high energy demand, low quality lighting and poor thermal comfort, the fundamental questions must be asked again: is there a better path to designing the most energy efficient,...

    To Be Published September 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. A Landscape of Architecture, History and Fiction

    By Jonathan Hill

    Architecture can be analogous to a history, a fiction, and a landscape. We expect a history or a novel to be written in words, but they can also be cast in concrete or seeded in soil. The catalyst to this tradition was the simultaneous and interdependent emergence in the eighteenth century of new...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Building Conservation

    Theory and Practice of Responsive Design in the Heritage Environment

    By Oriel Prizeman

    This book incorporates UK and international case studies and essays to identify the overlaps in the interests of energy and building conservation. The relevance and adjustments of qualitative and quantitative frames of reference are introduced, alongside the various expertise of the contributors:...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  8. Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment

    By Jane Powell, Jenn Monahan, Chris Foulds

    A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals, in addition to addressing the interlinked issues of sustainable development, fuel poverty and fuel security. Despite improvements in thermal efficiency, the...

    To Be Published November 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Developing Adaptable Architecture

    Implementing Adaptability for a Sustainable Future

    By Robert Schmidt, James Pinder

    There is a growing recognition of the important role that adapting existing buildings can play in achieving a more sustainable built environment and consequently the need to design buildings to be more adaptable. However, until now there has been no concise handbook that a wide variety of...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge