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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 121 new and published books in the subject of Sustainable Architecture — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Theory and Practice in Heritage and Sustainability

    Between past and future

    Edited by Elizabeth Auclair, Graham Fairclough

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

    This book explores cultural sustainability and its relationships to heritage from a wide interdisciplinary perspective. By examining the interactions between people and communities in the places where they live it exemplifies the diverse ways in which a people-centred heritage builds identities and...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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,...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Niche Tactics

    Generative Relationships Between Architecture and Site

    By Caroline O'Donnell

    Niche Tactics aligns architecture's relationship with site with its ecological analogue: the relationship between an organism and its environment.Bracketed between texts on giraffe morphology, ecological perception, ugliness, and hopeful monsters, architectural case studies investigate historical...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The British Papers

    Current Thinking on Sustainable City Design

    Edited by Angela Brady

    The British Papers is a collection of invited essays and opinions from architectural and urban –design leaders, as a snapshot of current thinking and approaches to sustainable city-making.This series of essays, compiled and edited by Angela Brady, brings together the thoughts of leading figures in...

    Published April 15th 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  5. Living Roofs in Integrated Urban Water Systems

    By Daniel Roehr, Elizabeth Fassman-Beck

    With the infrastructure to manage storm water threats in cities becoming increasingly expensive to build or repair, the design community needs to look at alternative approaches. Living roofs present an opportunity to compliment ground-level storm water control measures, contributing to a holistic,...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Environmental Design Pocketbook

    2nd Edition

    By Sofie Pelsmakers

    The Environmental Design Pocketbook 2nd ed places the information you need for sustainable, low energy building design at your fingertips. Packed with diagrams, tools and tips, it cuts through the complex mass of technical data and legislation that faces the designer, and distils all the key...

    Published January 8th 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  9. 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...

    Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Timber Design

    By Michael Dickson, Dave Parker

    This new resource covers the material selection, structural design and connections detailing of truly sustainable timber buildings through: consideration of the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction, including the importance of forestry and conservation a review of modern...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Altruism by Design: How To Effect Social Change as an Architect
    By Adam R. Wilmes
    To Be Published April 24th 2015
  2. Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation: An Architect's Guide
    By Ulrike Passe, Francine Battaglia
    To Be Published April 27th 2015
  3. Post-Petroleum Design
    By George Elvin
    To Be Published May 1st 2015
  4. Bamboo Gridshells
    By David Rockwood
    To Be Published May 11th 2015
  5. Heat Pump Planning Handbook
    By Jürgen Bonin
    To Be Published May 15th 2015

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