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Forthcoming Sustainable Architecture Books

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  This new professional resource covers the design and engineering relevance of timber grade, form and detail through: historical reference to forestry and building craftsmanship - the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction principles of architectural design and...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

  2. 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 December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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, with its city part Valby, in Denmark and Salzburg in Austria. This book aims to...

    To Be Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Solid Wood

    Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design

    By Joseph Mayo

    Over the past 10-15 years a renaissance in wood architecture has occurred with the development of new wood building systems and design strategies, elevating wood from a predominantly single-family residential idiom to a rival of concrete and steel construction for a variety of building types,...

    To Be Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Emotionally Durable Design

    Objects, Experiences and Empathy, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Chapman

    Emotionally Durable Design presents counterpoints to our ‘throwaway society’ by developing powerful design tools, methods and frameworks that build resilience into relationships between people and things. The book takes us beyond the sustainable design field’s established focus on energy and...

    To Be Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge