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vi, 412 p. : ill., maps ; 19 cm.
The Environmental Design Pocketbook places the information you need for sustainable, low-energy building design at your fingertips. Packed with diagrams, tools, and tips, it cuts through the complex mass of technical data and legislation that faces the designer, and distils all the key guidance into a single reference that is quick and easy to use. Pointing to the facts, figures, and performance data that are most important, it includes: * Succinct guidance on all core sustainability topics * Concise explanations and reference to the latest legislation and codes * Invaluable checklists * Handy tools that allow you to quickly estimate the values relevant to your design * Design guidance, technology, building science, and best practice. Twelve sections guide the designer from the fundamentals through to the building details themselves. From future-proofing for a changing climate to rainwater harvesting, retrofit, and zero-carbon technologies - the Pocketbook has got it covered. Written for architects, as well as engineers, planners, clients and developers, this handy new pocketbook will help the professional designer to meet and exceed sustainable standards.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781859463741 20160608
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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299 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Green Library
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v, 218 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
"The Rough Guide to Sustainability" is a no-nonsense student primer which equips the contemporary architect to deal with the profession's most important challenge, designing buildings for sustainability. Brian Edwards' book pulls together all the disparate, complex strands of sustainability into one simple reference source. It sets out the environmental, professional and governmental context underlying sustainable principles, as well as outlining the science, measures and design solutions that designers must adopt to meet twenty-first century definitions of responsible architecture. This comprehensively and expanded second edition includes completely new material on vernacular buildings, offices, schools and housing, a useful history of green architecture education and a guide to the international conventions and agreements, including those from the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. Stunningly redesigned and extensively illustrated throughout, "Rough Guide to Sustainability" will appeal to design and built environment students and professionals, and anyone keen to cut through to the real facts about sustainability.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781859461747 20160527
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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113 p. : ill. ; 17 cm.
  • 1. The Environment and Professional Context. 2. Resources. 3. Sustainable Design and Construction. 4. Design Solutions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781859461020 20160527
Rough Guide to Sustainability is a no-nonsense student primer about what is set to be one of hte key concerns for architects in the 21st century. Written by Brian Edwards with Paul Hyctt, this handy square-format book pulls together all the disparate, complex standards strands that have led to the coining of the term 'sustainability' into one simple reference source.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781859461020 20160527
Green Library

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