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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 128 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 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Urban Retrofitting for Sustainability

    Mapping the Transition to 2050

    Edited by Tim Dixon, Malcolm Eames, Miriam Hunt, Simon Lannon

    With a foreword from Paul King, Chief Executive, UK Green Building Council and Chairman, Zero Carbon Hub As concerns over climate change and resource constraints grow, many cities across the world are trying to achieve a low carbon transition. Although new zero carbon buildings are an important...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

    Design Journeys, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Fletcher

    Praise for the previous edition: "[A] fascinating book." John Thackara, Doors of Perception "Provides the foundations for a radical new perspective." Ethical Pulse "At last a book that dispels the idea that fashion is only interested in trend-driven fluff: not only does it have a brain, but it...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Places of the Soul

    Architecture and environmental design as a healing art, 3rd Edition

    By Christopher Day

    For Christopher Day, architecture isn’t just about the appearance of buildings but how they’re experienced as places to be in. Occupants’ experience can differ radically from designers’ intentions as their concerns and thinking differ. Additionally, multi-sensory ambience, spatial sequential...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Skycourt and Skygarden

    Greening the urban habitat

    By Jason Pomeroy

    Population increases, advances in technology and the continued trend towards inner-city migration have transformed the traditional city of spaces into the modern city of objects. This has necessitated alternative spatial and technological solutions to replenish those environments that were once so...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  8. A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment

    By Simon Foxell

    In a world increasingly concerned about the impact of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere on global climate, the A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment will provide an understanding of the science and the public policy and regulation intended to tackle climate...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Healthy Indoor Environment

    How to assess occupants' wellbeing in buildings

    By Philomena M. Bluyssen

    Despite policy directives, standards and guidelines, indoor environmental quality is still poor in many cases. The Healthy Indoor Environment aims to help architects, building engineers and anyone concerned with the wellbeing of building occupants to better understand the effects of spending time...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge