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  1. Culture, Architecture and Nature

    An Ecological Design Retrospective

    By Sim Van der Ryn

    Gathering his most compelling essays and addresses from the last fifty years in one accessible volume, this book looks at the pioneering ideas that underpin Sim Van der Ryn’s ecological design philosophy. It offers a unique decade-by-decade retrospective of the key issues in environmental design,...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Intelligent Buildings: An Introduction

    Edited by Derek Clements-Croome

    This book introduces the concept of Intelligent Buildings to the wider construction community. Edited by the Father of Intelligent Buildings, Derek Clements-Croome, the book explains that intelligent buildings should be sustainable, healthy, technologically aware, meet the needs of occupants...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Lessons from Vernacular Architecture

    Edited by Willi Weber, Simos Yannas

    The architectural community has had a strong and continuing interest in traditional and vernacular architecture. Lessons from Vernacular Architecture takes lessons directly from traditional and vernacular architecture and offers them to the reader as guidance and inspiration for new buildings. The...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy

    By Kiel Moe

    Convergence is based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. No matter how paradoxical it might initially seem, architects should maximize energy intake, maximize energy use, and maximize energy feedback and reinforcement. This presumes...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Mass Customisation and Personalisation in Architecture and Construction

    Edited by Poorang A.E. Piroozfar, Frank T. Piller

    Challenged by the recent economic crisis, the building and construction industry is currently seeking new orientation and strategies. Here mass customisation is uncovered as a key strategy in helping to meet this challenge. The term mass customisation denotes an offering that meets the demands of...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Architecture and Energy

    Performance and Style

    Edited by William W. Braham, Daniel Willis

    Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Should more energy-efficient buildings look different? Can that "look" be used to explain or enhance their performance? Architecture and Energy provides architects and architectural theorists with more durable arguments for environmental...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Design Education for a Sustainable Future

    By Rob Fleming

    Sustainability is a powerful force that is fundamentally reshaping humanity’s relationship to the natural world and is ushering in the Age of Integration. The move from well-intentioned environmental friendliness to the higher bar of integral sustainability and regenerative design demands a...

    Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Green Buildings Pay

    Design, Productivity and Ecology, 3rd Edition

    By Brian W. Edwards, Emanuele Naboni

    This third edition of Green Buildings Pay presents new evidence and new arguments concerning the institutional and business case that can be made for green design. The green argument has moved a long way forward since the previous edition, and this fully updated book addresses the key issues faced...

    Published January 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Architectural Theories of the Environment

    Posthuman Territory

    Edited by Ariane Lourie Harrison

    As architects and designers, we struggle to reconcile ever increasing environmental, humanitarian, and technological demands placed on our projects. Our new geological era, the Anthropocene, marks humans as the largest environmental force on the planet and suggests that conventional anthropocentric...

    Published December 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Ecohouse

    4th Edition

    By Sue Roaf, Manuel Fuentes, Stephanie Thomas-Rees

    Sue Roaf is famed for her approach to design and her awareness of energy efficiency. Here she reveals the concepts, structures and techniques that lie behind the realization of her ideals. By using her own house as a case study, Roaf guides the reader through the ideas for energy-efficient design...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge