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Forthcoming Sustainable Architecture Books

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  1. The Invisible Houses

    Rethinking and designing low-cost housing in developing countries

    By Gonzalo Lizarralde

    There is an increased interest among architects, urban specialists and design professionals to contribute to solve ‘the housing problem’ in developing countries. The Invisible Houses takes us on a journey through the slums and informal settlements of South Africa, India, Colombia, Honduras, El...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Architecture Beyond Criticism

    Expert Judgment and Performance Evaluation

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Aaron Davis, Ashraf Salama, Andrea Hardy

    For the first time, this book demonstrates that the two paradigms of architectural criticism and performance evaluation can not only co-exist but complement each other in the assessment of built works. As architecture takes more principled stances worldwide, from environmental sustainability to...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 December 14th 2014 by Taylor & Francis

  4. Sustainable Timber Design

    Construction for 21st Century Architecture

    By Michael Dickson, Dave Parker

    This new professional resource covers the design and engineering relevance of timber grade, form and detail through: historical reference to forestry and building craftsmanship - the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction principles of architectural design and...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Sustainable Housing Reconstruction

    Designing resilient housing after natural disasters

    By Esther Charlesworth, Iftekhar Ahmed

    Through 12 case studies, this book focuses on the role of design in the shelter reconstruction process after an earthquake, tsunami, typhoon, flood or fire. Post-disaster housing reconstruction is not only a replacement of the damaged house, but an attempt to build a safer and more resilient house;...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Emotionally Durable Design

    Objects, Experiences and Empathy, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Chapman

    Emotionally Durable Design takes us beyond the sustainable design field’s established focus on energy and materials, to engage the underlying psychological phenomena that shape patterns of consumption and waste. Through this, the book presents counterpoints to our ‘throwaway society’ by developing...

    To Be Published January 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Lighting Design

    A Perception-Based Approach

    By Christopher Cuttle

    By reading this book, you will develop the skills to perceive a space and its contents in light, and be able to devise a layout of luminaires that will provide that lit appearance. Written by renowned lighting expert Christopher (Kit) Cuttle, the book: explains the difference between vision and...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 January 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Building Design

    Learning from nineteenth century innovations

    By Vidar Lerum

    A new renaissance of the twenty-first century is emerging in architecture. After living with air conditioning and oversized mechanical systems in buildings characterized by high energy demand, low quality lighting and poor thermal comfort, it is again time to learn from the past while seeking...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge