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  • 100 Contemporary Green Buildings

    By Philip Jodidio

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783836522205
    • Publisher: TASCHEN
    • Published: August 2018
  • 150 Best Eco House Ideas

    By Ana G. Canizares

    Our Price: $29.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780061968792
    • Publisher: Collins Design
    • Published: September 2010
  • Above the Pavement-The Farm!: Architecture & Agriculture At P.S.1.

    By Amale Andraos

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781568989358
    • Publisher: Inventory Books
    • Published: June 2010
    Forty years after French protestors took to the streets with the rallying cry Sous les paves, la plage! (Beneath the pavement, the beach!), a new form of radical expression took shape at MoMA's P.S.1 courtyard in Queens, New York. Above the Pavement---the Farm! reveals the groundbreaking efforts of architecture firm WORKac and their team of more than 150 collaborators---farmers, politicians, horticulturists, technicians, soil scientists, engineers, architecture students, and artists---to create a working urban farm, hoisted 30 feet high, using industrial cardboard tubes filled with more than 50 varieties of locally grown fruits and vegetables. Called Public Farm 1 (P.F.1), this new breed of sustainable infrastructure, capable of generating its own power, recycling rainwater, cultivating crops, and encouraging leisure, demonstrated that even the most impossibly utopian visions of green city living are within our reach.Above the Pavement---the Farm! presents a delectable range of ideas and issues situated at the intersection of architecture, urbanism, and food. Featuring a lively melange of voices depicting the making of P.F.1---with contributions by artist and agricultural activist Fritz Haeg, architectural historian Meredith TenHoor, architect Winy Maas, and head chef Michael Anthony of New York City's Gramercy Tavern---this book introduces a new era of ecological thinking and urban sustenance.Inventory Books is a platform for the synthesis of textual and visual research on transformations in urban spaces and culture.
  • Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise: Green and Gray Strategies

    By Stefan Al

    Our Price: $35.00
    • ISBN-13: 9781610919074
    • Publisher: Island Press
  • Adobe and Rammed Earth Buildings: Design and Construction

    By Paul Graham McHenry

    Our Price: $27.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780816511242
    • Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA PRESS
    • Published: September 1989
    An unrevised reprint of the Wiley editions of 1984. It presents both engineering information and detailed technical data for adobe and rammed earth building. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
  • Adobe: Build It Yourself

    By Paul McHenry

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780816509485
    • Publisher: University of Arizona Press
    • Published: August 1985
  • Advances in Passive Cooling

    By Mat Santamouris

    Our Price: $54.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781138966086
    • Publisher: Routledge
  • Alternative Routes to the Sustainable City: Austin, Curitiba, and Frankfurt

    By Steven Moore

    Our Price: $47.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780739115343
    • Publisher: Lexington Books
    • Published: June 2007
  • Archilab's Earth Buildings: Radical Experiments in Land Architecture

    By Marie-Ange Brayer

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780500284124
    • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
    • Published: June 2003
    The third volume in this exciting series presenting young architecture and design talents, ArchiLab's Earth Buildings turns its focus to building with the land. Projects from thirty of the most innovative young practices of todayincluding Field Operations, Tom Leader, NOX, Servo, Vicente Guallart, and Kengo Kumaconfront and offer proposals and solutions to issues such as dwindling natural resources, land engineering, the city as ecosystem, and the sensitive development of brown sites. Presented through extensive plans, computer renderings, and photographs, buildings and large-scale schemes reveal an almost infinite array of breathtaking ideas for the future, an inspiration for a generation of designers, practitioners, and policymakers. Essays by international critics Frederic Migayrou, Bart Lootsma, Manuel Gausa, and others consider the earth's economy and suggest how contemporary architects might best and most responsibly respond to our fragile planet in a technology-driven age. Over 600 color illustrations.
  • Architecture Technology for Engineers

    By Dr Kesorn Pechrach Phd

    Our Price: $80.00
    • ISBN-13: 9780993117831
    • Publisher: Pechrach Publishing
  • Architecture and Energy: Performance and Style

    By William W. Braham

    Our Price: $30.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780415639309
    • Publisher: Routledge
    • Published: June 2013
    Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Should more energy-efficient buildings look different? Can that "look" be used to explain or enhance their performance? Architecture and Energy provides architects and architectural theorists with more durable arguments for environmental design decisions, arguments addressing three different scales or aspects of contemporary construction. By drawing together essays from the leading experts in the field, this book engages with crucial issues in sustainable design, such as:The larger role of energy in forming the cultural and economic systems in which architecture is conceived, constructed, and evaluatedThe different measures and meanings of energy "performance" and how those measures are realized in buildingsThe specific ways in which energy use translates into the visible aspects of architectural style.Drawing on research from the UK, US, Europe, and Asia the book outlines the problems surrounding energy and architecture and provides the reader with a considered overview of this important topic.
  • Architecture and Waste: A (Re)planned Obsolescence

    By Hanif Kara

    Our Price: $44.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781945150050
    • Publisher: Actar
    • Published: September 2017
  • Architecture of Change 2: Sustainability and Humanity In the Built Environment. Interviews with Peter Sloterdijk and Chris Luebkeman

    By Kristin Feireiss

    Our Price: $65.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783899552638
    • Publisher: Gestalten Verlag
    • Published: October 2009

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