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  1. The Environmental Performance of Tall Buildings

    By Joana Carla Soares Goncalves

    Tall buildings represent one of the most energy-intensive architectural typologies, while at the same time offering the high density work and living conditions that many believe will an important constituent of future sustainable communities. How, then, can their environmental impact be lessened?...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Dictionary of Ecodesign

    An Illustrated Reference

    By Ken Yeang, Lillian Woo

    The first guide to the terminology of sustainable design. Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field, this illustrated dictionary provides over 1500 definitions and explanations of ecodesign terms. Providing a unique resource for the practitioner and student, ...

    Published March 11th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Buildings in Practice

    What the Users Think

    By George Baird

    Current assessment methods of sustainable buildings do not adequately account for the users’ needs. Given that over the life of a building, total salary costs far outweigh both operating costs and combined capital and rental costs, the occupants’ needs are not something which should be sensibly...

    Published January 25th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Designing for Re-Use

    The Life of Consumer Packaging

    By Tom Fisher, Janet Shipton

    Packaging is ephemeral - its purpose is to be 'wasted' once we've removed the product it contains. Whilst we are encouraged to 'reduce, re-use and recycle', Designing for Re-Use proposes that domestic re-use is the 'Cinderella' of this trinity, because it is under researched and little understood....

    Published December 8th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Climate and Architecture

    Edited by Torben Dahl

    Provides a critical overview of the main climate influences which shape the design of buildings. Written by experts in their field, the book contains the latest research into climatic design supported by case studies and examples drawn from both historic and modernist practice from Europe and...

    Published November 4th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Solar Housing

    Volume One - Strategies and Solutions

    Edited by S. Robert Hastings, Maria Wall

    This far-reaching and authoritative two-volume set examines a range of potential solutions for low-energy building design, considering different strategies (energy conservation and renewable energy) and technologies (relating to the building envelope, ventilation, heat delivery, heat production,...

    Published October 26th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Precedents in Zero-Energy Design

    Architecture and Passive Design in the 2007 Solar Decathlon

    By Michael Zaretsky

    ‘Michael Zaretsky’s Precedents in Zero-Energy Design is such an important book … it will help readers recognize that design comes before technology – and renewable energy systems alone can’t solve the problems we face’ – John D. Quale, Assistant Professor of Architecture and ecoMOD Project...

    Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change

    2nd Edition

    By David Crichton, Fergus Nicol, Sue Roaf

    From the bestselling author of Ecohouse, this fully revised edition of Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change provides unique insights into how we can protect our buildings, cities, infra-structures and lifestyles against risks associated with extreme weather and related social, economic...

    Published September 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Environment, Technology and Sustainability

    By Hocine Bougdah, Stephen Sharples

    Series: Technologies of Architecture

    This second volume in the Technologies of Architecture series – the only series of books tuned to the architectural technology syllabus – explores the environmental influences on building design. Looking particularly at sustainable building, a holistic view is taken, so that the influence...

    Published July 21st 2009 by Taylor & Francis

  10. Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By David Highfield, Christopher Gorse

    A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes: existing floor and wall...

    Published May 26th 2009 by Spon Press