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You are currently browsing 61–70 of 114 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. 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

  2. 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

  3. New Directions in Sustainable Design

    Edited by Adrian Parr, Michael Zaretsky

    Recently there has been a plethora of work published on the topic of sustainability, much of which is purely theoretical or technical in its approach. More often than not these books fail to introduce readers to the larger challenge of what thinking sustainably might entail. Combining a series of...

    Published October 4th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Solar Home Design Manual for Cool Climates

    By Shawna Henderson, Don Roscoe

    If you want an inexpensive, environmentally sound source of energy for your home, you need look no further than the sun. Solar heat is not subject to rate increases, is totally renewable, pollution free and requires little or no technology. It is here for you today, and can easily provide up to 50%...

    Published August 31st 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Pragmatic Sustainability

    Theoretical and Practical Tools

    Edited by Steven A. Moore

    Though many disciplines have been advocating the need to create a world which is sustainable, too often the theories and ideas are discipline specific and too narrow for comprehensive adoption. The authors of this book – all leading thinkers in their fields – instead propose a more general way of...

    Published January 24th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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