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  • 100 Contemporary Green Buildings

    By Philip Jodidio

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Boxed Set
    • ISBN-13: 9783836541916
    • Publisher: Taschen
    • Published: June 2013
    Eco-friendly building in the world today The most exciting new buildings in the world are now almost all environmentally aware, sustainable, and conceived to consume far less energy than ever before. That architecture is one of the major sources of greenhouse gases in the world makes this new trend all the more significant. This book brings the best examples of green projects from the Architecture Now! series together with numerous new, never-seen-before projects. Well-known architects like Frank Gehry and Norman Foster are present right alongside young, up-and-coming creators from Latin America, the United States, Europe, and Asia. This is not a technical book, nor are its contents limited to any predefined category. Being “green” means being aware of the responsibility implied in the construction and use of modern buildings, and there are many ways to express this rising consciousness. Some solutions, the ones generally called “passive,” are as old as the history of architecture, while others are born of cutting-edge technologies. Both approaches and many more are included in this groundbreaking collection of 100 of the world’s most innovative and recent eco-friendly buildings.
  • 150 Best Eco House Ideas

    By Ana G. Canizares

    Our Price: $18.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780061968792
    • Publisher: Collins Design
    • Published: September 2010
  • Adaptable Architecture: Theory and Practice

    By Robert Schmidt III

    Our Price: $58.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780415522588
    • Publisher: Routledge
    • Published: September 2013
  • Adobe

    By Paul Graham Mchenry

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780816509485
    • Publisher: Univ of Arizona Pr
    • Published: August 1985
  • 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.
  • Advances in Passive Cooling

    By Mat Santamouris

    Our Price: $49.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781138966086
    • Publisher: Routledge
  • After Sustainable Cities?

    By Mike Hodson

    Our Price: $55.95
    • ISBN-13: 9780415659871
    • Publisher: Routledge
  • After Sustainable Cities?

    By Mike Hodson

    Our Price: $150.00
    • ISBN-13: 9780415659864
    • Publisher: Routledge
  • Alternative Routes to the Sustainable City: Austin, Curitiba, and Frankfurt

    By Steven Moore

    Our Price: $34.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780739115343
    • Publisher: Lexington Books
    • Published: June 2007
  • Altruism by Design: How to Effect Social Change as an Architect

    By Adam R. Wilmes

    Our Price: $46.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780415702249
    • Publisher: Routledge
  • Antique Garden Ornament: Two Centuries of American Taste

    By Barbara Israel

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780810942035
    • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers
    • Published: 1999
    The most complete history of garden ornament in America from 1740 to 1940 ever published. In chapters devoted to fountain pens, urns, sundials, fencing, and statues, the author presents a wealth of newly discovered information, tracing the development of American garden ornament from the austerity of the colonial period, through the complexities of the Victorian era, the grandeur of the Gilded Age, and on into the refined styles of the early 20th century. Appendices, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Illus, color/b&w. 256p.
  • Architecture Now: Green Architecture

    By Philip Jodidio

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9783836503723
    • Publisher: TASCHEN
    • Published: April 2009
    These days, green is the name of the game. There has never been so much interest in the ecological impact of buildings as there is today. This is not a negligible fact in the struggle to control pollution and in the search for responsible sustainable methods of construction. Buildings are among the heaviest consumers of natural resources and account for a significant portion of the greenhouse gas emissions that affect climate change. At a certain time, green buildings were ugly and complicated affairs, usually multicolored as though an entire rainbow in one building might be sufficient to prove a concern for ecology. This is surely no longer the case as buildings published in this current volume demonstrate. However, it may be that green architecture is not so much about architecture as it is about survival; the aesthetics of the architecture are secondary considerations when it comes to finally stopping the war with nature that has resulted in the creation of the asphalt jungle.
  • Architecture Technology for Engineers

    By Dr Kesorn Pechrach Phd

    Our Price: $80.00
    • ISBN-13: 9780993117831
    • Publisher: Pechrach Publishing
  • Architecture and Vegetation: Hybrid Home Spaces

    By Severine Roussel

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780958486088
    • Publisher: David Krut Publishing
    • Published: 2006

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