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The New Net Zero: Leading-Edge Design and Construction of Homes and Buildings for a Renewable Energy Future
By Chelsea Green Publishing
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mpn: Full color illustrations throughout. 500, ean: 9781603584487, isbn: 160358448X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
The new threshold for green building is not just low energy, it’s net-zero energy. In The New Net Zero, sustainable architect Bill Maclay charts the path for designers and builders interested in exploring green design’s new frontier net-zero-energy structures that produce as much energy as they consume and are carbon neutral.  In a nation where traditional buildings use roughly 40 percent of the total fossil energy, the interest in net-zero building is growing enormously–among both

New Portable Architecture: Designing Mobile & Temporary Structures
By Promopress
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mpn: 9788415967231, ean: 9788415967231, isbn: 8415967233,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
This title deals with the challenges that architects and designers face in creating spaces that can be rapidly constructed, taken down and even relocated. In revealing the cutting-edge techniques that are allowing static architectural forms to go mobile, the diverse examples provided in this book will capture readers' attention and imagination..

Sustaining Places: Best Practices for Comprehensive Plans (Pas Report)
By Routledge
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781611901580, isbn: 1611901588,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
In 2010, the American Planning Association launched a project with nothing less than the future of the planet at stake. The Sustaining Places Initiative looks at how cities, towns, and regions can meet today’s needs without draining the next generation’s resources. Out of that initiative came Sustaining Places: The Role of the Comprehensive Plan, a 2012 guide that makes the case for building sustainability into long-range planning. Now APA has gone further, explaining how to put those

Designing for Modern India
By Mapin Publishing Gp Pty Ltd
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ean: 9781935677734, isbn: 193567773X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Comprehensive showcase of more than 60 architecture / design projects, with an emphasis on modern and contemporary designIllustrated with 367 photographs, and 99 plansAn important addition to the critical dialogue for design awareness and sustainability in IndiaIn this volume, the design practioners at INI Design Studio talk about their vision - a society that develops sustainably in harmony with its surroundings, tackling environmental challenges as they emerge. Through a comprehensive

Energy Efficient Buildings: Architecture, Engineering, and Environment
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393730920, isbn: 0393730921,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
An examination of how energy efficiency can be enhanced by integrating advances in architecture and engineering. Exploring the evolving relationship between architecture and engineering, this book examines the environmental function and performance of buildings in the twenty-first century. Critical studies of outstanding recent building projects around the world reveal the many innovative ways designers can integrate architecture and engineering to produce buildings that are both attractive and

eVolo Skyscrapers 3: Visionary Architecture and Urban Design
By eVolo
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ean: 9781938740220, isbn: 193874022X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
The future of architecture and urban design unveiled by 150 innovative projects submitted to the world-renowned eVolo Skyscraper Competition.The third book in the Skyscraper Competition series showcases visionary designs that utilize the latest technological advances, offer sustainable architectural solutions, explore new territories, propose social change, and examine radical urban strategies. Since 2006 the annual Skyscraper Competition receives thousands of entries from more than 80

Handbook of Low Carbon Concrete
By imusti
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ean: 9780128045244, isbn: 0128045248,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
Handbook of Low Carbon Concrete brings together the latest breakthroughs in the design, production, and application of low carbon concrete. In this handbook, the editors and contributors have paid extra attention to the emissions generated by coarse aggregates, emissions due to fine aggregates, and emissions due to cement, fly ash, GGBFS, and admixtures. In addition, the book provides expert coverage on emissions due to concrete batching, transport and placement, and emissions generated by

Design Revolution: 100 Products That Empower People: By Emily Pilloton
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ean: 9781933045955, isbn: 1933045957,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
In January of 2008, with a thousand dollars, a laptop and an outsized conviction that design can change the world, rising San Francisco-based product designer and activist Emily Pilloton launched Project H Design, a radical non-profit that supports, inspires and delivers life-improving humanitarian product design. ''We need to go beyond 'going green' and to enlist a new generation of design activists,'' she wrote in an influential manifesto. ''We need big hearts, bigger business sense and the

Alternative Water Sources and Wastewater Management
By McGraw-Hill Education
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
The definitive guide to alternative water sources and wastewater solutions This timely volume discusses alternative water sources and waste disposal methods that are appropriate when traditional means and methods do not exist or are inadequate. Alternative Water Sources and Wastewater Management presents a variety of innovative concepts that are being researched, developed, and implemented worldwide. Featuring detailed illustrations, an eight-page color insert, current examples, statistics, and

Resource Salvation: The Architecture of Reuse
By Wiley-Blackwell
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ean: 9781118928776, isbn: 1118928776,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
A valuable source of information, insight, and fresh ideas about a crucial aspect of the growing sustainable design movement Mounting resource shortages worldwide coupled with skyrocketing extraction costs for new materials have made the prospect of materials reuse and recycling an issue of paramount importance. A fundamental goal of the sustainable design movement is to derive utmost use from construction materials and components, including energy, water, materials, building components, whole

Green Walls in High-Rise Buildings
By Images Publishing Dist Ac
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mpn: illustrations (colour), ean: 9781864705935, isbn: 1864705930,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has produced four Technical Guides to date, since the series launched in late 2012. Each of these guides is the product of a CTBUH Working Group committees formed specifically to address focused topical subjects in the industry. The intention of each guide is the same to provide working knowledge to the typical building owner or professional who wants a better understanding of available options for improving tall buildings, and what affects their

Shelby Farms Park: Elevating a City: The Improbable Journey of America’s Great 21st Century Urban Park
By Susan Schadt Press
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ean: 9780997355925, isbn: 0997355921,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
This is the unlikely and inspiring story of how a sprawling footprint of a former prison became a leading American park. At 4,500 acres, the Shelby Farms Park in Memphis, Tennessee, is the largest urban park in the United States--more than five times the size of New York's Central Park. This book about the vision, process, benchmarks and priorities that led to the building of this great park show how people with vision can change a community, and how support from the public can protect land

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