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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture

Sustainable Healthcare Architecture

Robin Guenther "With this book, Robin Guenther and Gail Vittori show us how critical our green building mission is to the future of human health and secures a lasting legacy… Read more »

Plumbing, Electricity, Acoustics : Sustainable Design Methods for Architecture

Plumbing, Electricity, Acoustics : Sustainable Design Methods for Architecture

Norbert M. Lechner Discover sustainable methods for designing crucial building systems for architects. This indispensable companion to Norbert Lechner's landmark volume Heating, Cooling, Lighting: Sustainable Design Methods for Architects, Third… Read more »

Retrofitting Suburbia : Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs

Retrofitting Suburbia : Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs

Ellen Dunham-Jones Updated with a new Introduction by the authors and a foreword by Richard Florida, this book is a comprehensive guide book for urban designers, planners, architects, developers, environmentalists,… Read more »

Sustainable Facades : Design Methods for High-performance Building Envelopes

Sustainable Facades : Design Methods for High-performance Building Envelopes

Ajla Aksamija Buildings are the largest consumers of energy, and their facades present a significant opportunity for energy conservation. Written by an associate and head of the research lab at… Read more »

[FREE] Eco-Architecture II : Harmonisation Between Architecture and Nature

[FREE] Eco-Architecture II : Harmonisation Between Architecture and Nature

Geoffrey Broadbent The development of Eco-Architecture is driven by the depletion of natural resources, especially fossil fuels and the need to preserve the balance of nature. Eco-Architecture makes every effort… Read more »

[FREE] Eco-architecture : Harmonisation Between Architecture and Nature

[FREE] Eco-architecture : Harmonisation Between Architecture and Nature

Geoffrey Broadbent Unlike the mechanistic buildings it replaces, Eco-Architecture is in harmony with nature, including its immediate environs. Decisions have to be taken on ecological grounds concerning locations, siting and… Read more »

Eco-Architecture: IV : Harmonisation Between Architecture and Nature

Eco-Architecture: IV : Harmonisation Between Architecture and Nature

C. A. Brebbia Containing the proceedings of the latest in a series of conferences on the emerging topic of eco-architecture, this book presents the newest research in the field. Eco-architecture… Read more »

Green Architecture

Green Architecture

Roger Chen; Catherine Chang This book not only presents award winning green architecture, but also tells architects how to combine new concepts with materials, and how to deal with the… Read more »

Net Zero Energy Design : A Guide for Commercial Architecture

Net Zero Energy Design : A Guide for Commercial Architecture

Thomas Hootman This book provides architects and construction professionals with complete guidance on how to design and build net zero commercial architecture. With a focus on application in a variety… Read more »

Experimental Green Strategies : Redefining Ecological Design Research

Experimental Green Strategies : Redefining Ecological Design Research

Terri Peters NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2011 PROFILE NUMBER 214 Experimental Green Strategies: Redefining Ecological Design Research Guest-edited by Terri Peters Sustainable design and ecological building are the most significant global challenges for… Read more »

Sustainability, Energy and Architecture : Case Studies in Realizing Green Buildings

Sustainability, Energy and Architecture : Case Studies in Realizing Green Buildings

Ali Sayigh This unique volume offers insights from renowned experts in energy efficient building from the world over, providing a multi-faceted overview of the state-of-the-art in energy efficient architecture. It… Read more »

Advanced FPGA Design : Architecture, Implementation, and Optimization

Advanced FPGA Design : Architecture, Implementation, and Optimization

Steve Kilts This book provides the advanced issues of FPGA design as the underlying theme of the work. In practice, an engineer typically needs to be mentored for several years… Read more »

BIM in Small-Scale Sustainable Design

BIM in Small-Scale Sustainable Design

Francois Levy "Any architect doing small or medium scaled projects who is also vested in sustainable design but is not yet doing BIM will enjoy this book's overall focus."-Architosh.com This… Read more »

Living Architecture : Green Roofs and Walls

Living Architecture : Green Roofs and Walls

Graeme Hopkins Extensively illustrated with photographs and drawings, Living Architecture highlights the most exciting green roof and living wall projects in Australia and New Zealand within an international context. Cities… Read more »

Sustainable Design of Research Laboratories : Planning, Design, and Operation

Sustainable Design of Research Laboratories : Planning, Design, and Operation

Klingstubbins Intended for architects, lab planners, and engineers, this is a comprehensive book on the sustainable design of research laboratories. Written by a well-known firm, KlingStubbins, which has designed many… Read more »

Design Economics for the Built Environment : Impact of Sustainability on Project Evaluation

Design Economics for the Built Environment : Impact of Sustainability on Project Evaluation

Herbert Robinson The drive towards environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure has led to a growing interest in providing design solutions underpinned by the core principles of sustainability to balance economic,… Read more »

Sustainable Design : The Science of Sustainability and Green Engineering

Sustainable Design : The Science of Sustainability and Green Engineering

Daniel A. Vallero Scientific Principles to Guide Sustainable Design Decisions From thermodynamics to fluid dynamics to computational chemistry, this book sets forth the scientific principles underlying the need for sustainable… Read more »

Sustainable Design : Ecology, Architecture, and Planning

Sustainable Design : Ecology, Architecture, and Planning

Daniel E. Williams Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Design "Daniel Williams's Sustainable Design is …a thoroughly practical call for the design professions to take the next steps toward transformation of… Read more »

Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Building : Principles and Practice

Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Building : Principles and Practice

Marian Keeler " Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Building offers an introduction to green building concepts as well as design approaches that reduce and can eventually eliminate the need… Read more »

The Integrative Design Guide to Green Building : Redefining the Practice of Sustainability

The Integrative Design Guide to Green Building : Redefining the Practice of Sustainability

7group Written for architects and the design and construction team, this is a comprehensive guide to an integrated design process to create more sustainable buildings. The book is organized in… Read more »

Sustainable Building Design : Learning from Nineteenth Century Innovations

Sustainable Building Design : Learning from Nineteenth Century Innovations

Vidar Lerum A twenty-first century renaissance is emerging in architecture. After a century of building designs characterized by high energy demand, low quality lighting and poor thermal comfort, the fundamental… Read more »

Sustainable Construction : Green Building Design and Delivery

Sustainable Construction : Green Building Design and Delivery

Charles J Kibert The leading green building reference, updated with the latest advances in the field Sustainable Construction is the leading reference for the design, construction, and operation of high… Read more »

Design Management for Architects

Design Management for Architects

By Stephen Emmitt This guide integrates theory and practice to offer practical solutions for architects to improve their design management skills. This unique guide helps architects improve their management skills… Read more »

Designing for Hope : Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

Designing for Hope : Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

Dominique Hes A forward looking book on sustainable design that describes problems and then, by providing a different way to conceptualise design and development, leads on to examples of regenerative… Read more »

Solid Wood : Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design

Solid Wood : Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design

Joseph Mayo Over the past 10-15 years a renaissance in wood architecture has occurred with the development of new wood building systems and design strategies, elevating wood from a predominantly… Read more »

Survey and Repair of Traditional Buildings : A Sustainable Approach

Survey and Repair of Traditional Buildings : A Sustainable Approach

Understanding the unique requirements of traditional buildings is crucial to providing appropriate guidance on their care and repair. This book will help practitioners identify the particular issues relating to older… Read more »

Sustainability & Scarcity : A Handbook for Green Design and Construction in Developing Countries

Sustainability & Scarcity : A Handbook for Green Design and Construction in Developing Countries

Peter Ozolins Sustainability & Scarcity addresses a gap in the literature on green building recognized by many in the fields of international development, architecture, construction, housing and sustainability. Rather than… Read more »

Sustainable Architectural Design : An Overview

Sustainable Architectural Design : An Overview

Kuppaswamy Iyengar This book is a guide to a sustainable design process that moves from theory, to site and energy use, to building systems, and finally to evaluation and case… Read more »

Sustainable Housing Reconstruction : Designing Resilient Housing After Natural Disasters

Sustainable Housing Reconstruction : Designing Resilient Housing After Natural Disasters

Esther Charlesworth Through 12 case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Haiti, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and the USA, this book focuses on the housing reconstruction process after an earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, flood… Read more »

Kitchen and Bath Sustainable Design : Conservation, Materials, Practices

Kitchen and Bath Sustainable Design : Conservation, Materials, Practices

Amanda Davis The leading industry association's handbook for going green in the kitchen and bath Kitchen & Bath Sustainable Design is the National Kitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to… Read more »

BIM and Quantity Surveying

BIM and Quantity Surveying

Steve Pittard The sudden arrival of Building Information Modelling (BIM) as a key part of the building industry is redefining the roles and working practices of its stakeholders. Many clients,… Read more »

Buildings are for People : Human Ecological Design

Buildings are for People : Human Ecological Design

Bill Caplan Buildings are for People: Human Ecological Design offers a new approach to the process of conceiving architectural design, one that considers the interactions of the built environment with… Read more »

Comparative Design of Structures 2016 : Concepts and Methodologies

Comparative Design of Structures 2016 : Concepts and Methodologies

Zhen Huang This book presents comparative design as an approach to the conceptual design of structures. Primarily focusing on reasonable structural performance, sustainable development and architectural aesthetics, it features detailed… Read more »

The Eco-Home Design Guide : Principles and Practice for New-Build and Retrofit

The Eco-Home Design Guide : Principles and Practice for New-Build and Retrofit

Christopher Day Designing an eco home is much more about working with your house's plce and situation than relying in intrusive technology and hi-tech mateirals. In this book, Christopher Day… Read more »

Eco-Towers : Sustainable Cities in the Sky

Eco-Towers : Sustainable Cities in the Sky

K. Al-kodmany Eco-Towers introduces readers to groundbreaking designs, most progressive projects, and innovative ways of thinking about a new generation of green skyscrapers that could provide solutions to crises the… Read more »

Hybrid Drawing Techniques : Design Process and Presentation

Hybrid Drawing Techniques : Design Process and Presentation

Gilbert Gorski Hybrid Drawing Techniques: Design Process and Presentation reaffirms the value of traditional hand drawing in the design process by demonstrating how to integrate it with digital techniques; enhancing… Read more »

Grounds and Envelopes : Reshaping Architecture and the Built Environment

Grounds and Envelopes : Reshaping Architecture and the Built Environment

Michael U. Hensel Providing a source of vision for the revitalisation of ground and envelope as spatial elements that can inform the search for embedded locally specific architectures, this book… Read more »

Impossible Heights : Skyscrapers, Flight, and the Master Builder

Impossible Heights : Skyscrapers, Flight, and the Master Builder

Adnan Morshed The advent of the airplane and skyscraper in 1920s and 30s America offered the population an entirely new way to look at the world: from above. The captivating… Read more »

Design with Climate : Bioclimatic Approach to Architectural Regionalism

Design with Climate : Bioclimatic Approach to Architectural Regionalism

Victor Olgyay Architects today incorporate principles of sustainable design as a matter of necessity. But the challenge of unifying climate control and building functionality, of securing a managed environment within… Read more »

Perception in Architecture, Here and Now

Perception in Architecture, Here and Now

Claudia Perren Definitions of space are as diverse as the disciplines in which it plays a fundamental role; from science and philosophy to art and architecture, each field's perception of… Read more »