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  1. Sustainable Olympic Design and Urban Development

    By Adrian Pitts, Hanwen Liao

    With appropriate planning and design, Olympic urban development has the potential to leave positive environmental legacies to the host city and contribute to environmental sustainability. This book explains how a modern Olympic games can successfully develop a more sustainable design approach by...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Eco-Urbanity

    Towards Well-Mannered Built Environments

    Edited by Darko Radovic

    There is need for change in our currently unsustainable cities. Carefully outlining paths towards better, sustainable ways of urban living, this book proposes a radical change in the ways we conceive and live our urban environments. Bringing together diverse cultural and disciplinary views on urban...

    Published March 30th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Ecology of Building Materials

    2nd Edition

    By Bjorn Berge

    The Ecology of Building Materials explores key questions surrounding sustainability of building materials. It provides technical data to enable design and building professionals to choose the most appropriate materials for a project: those that are least polluting, most energy efficient, and from...

    Published February 18th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Eco-Resorts

    By Zbigniew Bromberek

    Eco-Resorts is a design guide for low impact, environmentally friendly tourist resorts in the tropics. The book is the first to offer architects practical, detailed guidance in developing resort buildings that work with a tropical climate and meet the needs and expectations of the client and...

    Published February 11th 2009 by Routledge

  5. A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering

    An Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance

    Edited by Dejan Mumovic, Mat Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    The combined challenges of health, comfort, climate change and energy security cross the boundaries of traditional building disciplines. This authoritative collection, focusing mostly on energy and ventilation, provides the current and next generation of building engineering professionals with what...

    Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

    Design Journeys

    By Kate Fletcher

    Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys brings together for the first time information about lifecycle sustainability impacts of fashion and textiles, practical alternatives, design concepts and social innovation. It challenges existing ideas about the scope and potential of...

    Published March 13th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The ZEDbook

    Solutions for a Shrinking World

    By Bill Dunster, Craig Simmons, Bobby Gilbert

    Though few now doubt the severity of the environmental problems faced by humanity there is still resistance from businesses, developers, architects, planners and government when it comes to making the step changes necessary to make our lifestyles sustainable. Based on the experience gained from...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Ventilation and Airflow in Buildings

    Methods for Diagnosis and Evaluation

    By Claude-Alain Roulet

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Energy efficiency in buildings requires, among other things, that ventilation be appropriately dimensioned: too much ventilation wastes energy, and insufficient ventilation leads to poor indoor air quality and low comfort. Studies have shown that ventilation systems seldom function according to...

    Published December 11th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Bioclimatic Housing

    Innovative Designs for Warm Climates

    Edited by Richard Hyde

    In the search for sustainable architecture, there is growing interest in the relationship between nature and design. In this vital new book, the term ?bioclimatic?, relating to the dynamic between climate and living organisms, is applied by the authors in focusing on countries where housing...

    Published December 10th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Marketing Green Building Services

    By Jerry Yudelson

    Marketing Green Building Services: Strategies for Success presents all the information key decision-makers need to respond to the fast-growing market for green buildings, design and construction services and products. Completely updated, revised and expanded from the author’s previous works, this...

    Published November 4th 2007 by Routledge