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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 102 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. Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methods

    By Ljubomir Jankovic

    As we increasingly become aware of the causes and consequences of the climate change, there is a sense that we are dealing with an almost impossible problem to solve; that our targets for zero carbon buildings are far in the future; and that our targets are hard to achieve. This book develops a...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Zero-carbon Homes

    A Road Map

    By Joanna Williams

    Housing is a major contributor to CO2 emissions in Europe and America today and the construction of new homes offers an opportunity to address this issue. Providing homes that achieve "zero carbon", "carbon neutral", "zero-net energy" or "energy-plus" standard is becoming the goal of more...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. A Green Vitruvius

    Principles and Practice of Sustainable Architectural Design, 2nd Edition

    By Vivienne Brophy, J. Owen Lewis

    Two thousand years ago the Roman architect Marcus Vitruvius Pollio wrote the ten books on architecture establishing the concept of the pattern book offering design principles and solutions that is still referred to in every architect's education. A Green Vitruvius is intended as a green pattern...

    Published June 16th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Spatial Agency: Other Ways of Doing Architecture

    By Nishat Awan, Tatjana Schneider, Jeremy Till

    This book offers the first comprehensive overview of alternative approaches to architectural practice. At a time when many commentators are noting that alternative and richer approaches to architectural practice are required if the profession is to flourish, this book provides multiple...

    Published June 6th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Integral Sustainable Design

    Transformative Perspectives

    By Mark DeKay

    This book offers practical and theoretical tools for more effective sustainable design solutions and for communicating sustainable design ideas to today's diverse stakeholders. It uses integral theory to make sense of the many competing ideas in this area and offers a powerful conceptual framework...

    Published April 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Green Studio Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Alison Kwok, Walter Grondzik

    Learn how to integrate green strategies into your building design. This practical handbook provides an essential introduction to green design strategies – helping you to understand how to save energy, water and material resources. It provides the information required to make judgments about which...

    Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. The EcoEdge

    Urgent Design Challenges in Building Sustainable Cities

    Edited by Esther Charlesworth, Rob Adams

    Presenting diverse case studies of contemporary sustainable urban practice from Europe, Africa, India, South America, the USA and Australia, this book offers the reader a fantastic wealth of practical material from a range of internationally renowned authors. Each practical case study has...

    Published February 16th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Sustainability and the Design of Transport Interchanges

    By Brian Edwards

    The interchange is a new form of transport building which integrates into a single whole various modes of public transport, putting the passenger first (rather than the infrastructure). This book presents design principles for transport interchanges and offers analysis of best practice in the UK...

    Published January 13th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Future

    By Carole Ryan

    Since the spread of classical design and construction amongst the upper echolons of British society in the late seventeenth century, traditional construction methods have largely fallen by the wayside. Centuries later, as the construction industry faces up to its environmental responsibilities...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings

    By Paul Appleby

    Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings aims to provide a guide to members of design and masterplanning teams on how to deliver sustainable development and buildings cost effectively, meeting current and emerging UK and international statutory and planning requirements. Using a series of case...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge