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Forthcoming Sustainable Architecture Books

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  1. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. A Landscape of Architecture, History and Fiction

    By Jonathan Hill

    This book’s principal aims are to identify the eighteenth-century origins of an evolving tradition in which architecture is analogous to a landscape, a history and a fiction, and to understand its influence on subsequent centuries. The catalyst to this tradition was the simultaneous and...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 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 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. How to Use Building Performance Modelling

    Bridging The Performance Gap

    By David P Jenkins, Andrew Peacock, Sophie Simpson

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Healthy Indoor Environments for Sustainable Buildings

    Design and Construction

    Edited by Chuck Yu, Tai Kim Jeong

    Higher energy efficiency standards for buildings have important implications for architects and building practitioners. The materials used, ventilation and lighting systems and noise control must be reassessed in order to provide a healthy indoor environment. This book provides guidance for...

    To Be Published December 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. A Genealogy of Tropical Architecture

    Colonialism, Ecology and Technology

    By Jiat-Hwee Chang

    Series: Architext

    What is tropical architecture? Instead of assuming it as a "natural" – asocial, apolitical and ahistorical – entity, this book provides the first thorough account of its formations and transformations historically. A Genealogy of Tropical Architecture traces the origins of tropical architecture...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building

    By Mariana Trusson, Renate Powell, Colin Ashford

    To Be Published February 14th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Building Theories

    Integrating Matter, Energy, Data, and Labor for a New Ethics of Architecture

    By Franca Trubiano

    To Be Published March 14th 2016 by Routledge