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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 125 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. Approved Document L2B

    Conservation of fuel and power (existing buildings other than dwellings)

    By Dclg

    Building Regulations Part L: Approved Document L1B (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires a 25% improvement over 2006 standards for every new home. An aggregate approach for improvement of new non-domestic buildings delivers an improvement of 25% overall, rather than for each individual...

    Published May 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  2. Life Cycle Assessment

    By Kathrina Simonen

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    Life Cycle Assessment addresses the dynamic and dialectic of building and ecology, presenting the key theories and techniques surrounding the use of life cycle assessment data and methods. Architects and construction professionals must assume greater responsibility in helping building owners to...

    Published April 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ecology and the Architectural Imagination

    By Brook Muller

    By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer’s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Building Information Modeling

    By Karen M. Kensek

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    This is a design guide for architects, engineers, and contractors concerning the principles and specific applications of building information modeling (BIM). BIM has the potential to revolutionize the building industry, and yet not all architects and construction professionals fully understand...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Rough Guide to Sustainability

    A Design Primer, 4th Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This latest edition of Rough Guide to Sustainability remains a simple, no-nonsense reference source for all students and practitioners of sustainability in the built environment. It sets out the broad environmental, professional and governmental context underlying sustainability principles, and...

    Published April 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  6. Retrofit for Purpose

    Low Energy Renewal of Non-Domestic Buildings

    By Greg Penoyre, Sunand Prasad

    Retrofit for Purpose examines a range of state-of-the-art non-domestic retrofit projects. Its chapters explore common challenges, offer practical solutions and provide a clarion-call to architects and clients for better, smarter retrofit. Twelve case studies focus as much on the transformation of...

    Published March 28th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  7. Introduction to Architectural Science

    The Basis of Sustainable Design, 3rd Edition

    By Steven V. Szokolay

    Now in its third edition, this book provides the ideal reference to the physical basis of architectural design. Fully updated and expanded throughout, the book provides the data required for architects to design buildings that will maintain the users comfort in a variety of conditions, with...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Approved Document L2A

    Conservation of fuel and power - New buildings other than dwellings (2013 edition)

    By Dclg

    Part L (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires new non-domestic buildings to be 9% more energy efficient than those built under the 2010 edition’s standards. This 2013 edition contains a ‘concurrent notional building specification’ where, if a building is designed and built entirely to it,...

    Published March 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  9. Design Energy Simulation for Architects

    Guide to 3D Graphics

    By Kjell Anderson

    Leading architectural firms are now using in-house design simulation to help make more sustainable design decisions. Taking advantage of these new tools requires understanding of what can be done with simulation, how to do it, and how to interpret the results. This software-agnostic book, which is...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Design-Tech

    Building Science for Architects, 2nd Edition

    By Jason Alread, Thomas Leslie, Robert Whitehead

    Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive overview. In this expanded edition, measurements and examples are listed in both metric...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge