Sustainability Energy and Architecture

Written By Ali Sayigh
Sustainability  Energy and Architecture
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 September 2013
  • ISBN : 0123977576
  • Pages : 552 pages
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Download or read book entitled Sustainability Energy and Architecture by author: Ali Sayigh which was release on 25 September 2013 and published by Academic Press with total page 552 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 opens by defining what constitutes a sustainable building, suggesting bases for sorely needed benchmarks, then explains the most important techniques and tools available to engineers and architects exploring green building technologies. It covers such pivotal issues as daylighting, LED lighting, integrating renewables such as solar thermal and cooling, retrofitting, LEED and similar certification efforts, passive houses, net-zero and close-zero structures, water recycling, and much more. Highlighting best practices for commercial buildings and private homes, in widely varied climates and within vastly different socio-economic contexts, this illustrated reference will guide architects and engineers in making sustainable choices in building materials and methods. Explains the best methods and materials to support energy efficient building Features case studies by experts from a dozen countries, demonstrating how sustainable architecture can be achieved in varied climates and economies Covers both new constructions and retrofitting of existing structures

Sustainability Energy and Architecture

Sustainability  Energy and Architecture
  • Author : Ali Sayigh
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09-25
  • Total pages : 552
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : 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 opens by defining what constitutes a sustainable building, suggesting bases for sorely needed benchmarks, then explains the most important techniques and tools ...

Architecture Sustainable Development vol 2

Architecture   Sustainable Development  vol 2
  • Author : Magali Bodart,Arnaud Evrard
  • Publisher : Presses univ. de Louvain
  • Release Date : 2011-07-01
  • Total pages : 672
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : This book of Proceedings presents the latest thinking and research in the rapidly evolving world of architecture and sustainable development through 255 selected papers by authors coming from over 60 countries....

Energy Manual

Energy Manual
  • Author : Matthias Fuchs,Manfred Hegger,Thomas Stark,Martin Zeumer
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2008-01-01
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : While the efficiency and sustainability offensive is in full swing in most sectors of the economy, in the construction sector it is still in its very beginnings – economically as well as ecologically. However, politicians and policymakers at the global, European, and national levels have begun to address this deficit and ...

Architecture Sustainable Development vol 1

Architecture   Sustainable Development  vol 1
  • Author : Magali Bodart,Arnaud Evrard
  • Publisher : Presses univ. de Louvain
  • Release Date : 2011-07-01
  • Total pages : 920
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : This book of Proceedings presents the latest thinking and research in the rapidly evolving world of architecture and sustainable development through 255 selected papers by authors coming from over 60 countries....

Guideline for sustainable energy efficient architecture and construction

Guideline for sustainable  energy efficient architecture and construction
  • Author : Rückert, Klaus,Shahriari, Effatolsadat
  • Publisher : Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin
  • Release Date : 2014-07-22
  • Total pages : 181
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : Nowadays there is an ever growing awareness regarding inevitable importance of sustainable development and its sub topics such as environment protection, ecology, resource saving, energy efficiency, etc. Due to massive and rapid development in recent years, this topic is getting more crucial in developing countries for instance Iran. It is ...

Sustainable Vernacular Architecture

Sustainable Vernacular Architecture
  • Author : Ali Sayigh
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-03-29
  • Total pages : 437
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : ​This book discusses applying vernacular strategies to modern architectural design to adhere to basic green principles of energy efficiency and materials utilization. Written from an international perspective, chapters present the perspectives and experiences of architects and engineers from across the globe. Historically successful approaches are integrated with modern design concepts ...

Sustainable Architectural Design

Sustainable Architectural Design
  • Author : Kuppaswamy Iyengar
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-05-15
  • Total pages : 294
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : 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 studies, so you can integrate design and technology for effective sustainable building. Kuppaswamy Iyengar shows you how to get it right the ...

Energy and Environmental Issues for the Practising Architect

Energy and Environmental Issues for the Practising Architect
  • Author : Ian C. Ward
  • Publisher : Thomas Telford
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : This book is aimed at anyone who has an interest in the design and procurement of buildings, in particular, to the practising architect and students of architecture. It will also be useful to those studying or practising in design-related fields....

Understanding Sustainable Architecture

Understanding Sustainable Architecture
  • Author : Helen Bennetts,Antony Radford,Terry Williamson
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2003-09-02
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : Understanding Sustainable Architecture is a review of the assumptions, beliefs, goals and bodies of knowledge that underlie the endeavour to design (more) sustainable buildings and other built developments. Much of the available advice and rhetoric about sustainable architecture begins from positions where important ethical, cultural and conceptual issues are simply ...

Sustainable Architecture

Sustainable Architecture
  • Author : James Steele
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Companies
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : This text explores and explains how and why 20th-century architecture has contributed to the degradation of arable land, forests, air and water quality, and energy resources. Using case studies, it provides architects, builders and their clients with guidelines for solving such environmental abuse....

Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism

Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism
  • Author : Dominique Gauzin-Müller
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2002-07-01
  • Total pages : 255
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : Since the mid-1980s, and in particular the 1992 environmental summit in Rio de Janeiro, sustainability has become a global issue and the subject of international debate. In the context of architecture sustainability implies the use of intelligent technology, innovative construction methods, ecologically friendly materials and use of environmentally-friendly energy resources. ...

Moving to Sustainable Buildings

Moving to Sustainable Buildings
  • Author : Umberto Berardi
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2013-11-07
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : In his Moving to Sustainable Buildings. Paths to Adopt Green Innovations in Developed Countries, Umberto Berardi explores the transition of the construction sector to sustainable building through the adoption of green innovations. Applying methods ranging from theoretical discussions to interviews and field studies, Berardi describes how organisational models among stakeholders ...

Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design

Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design
  • Author : Carl Bovill
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-11-20
  • Total pages : 284
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design will help you understand the nature of the sustainability problem and show you how to implement your design for a sustainable future. Organized in six parts, the problem, the environment, the residential scale, the commercial scale, the urban scale, and energy sources, the book ...

Sustainable Architecture White Papers

Sustainable Architecture White Papers
  • Author : Earth Pledge
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 324
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : A remarkable collection of vibrant and diverse readings, Sustainable Architecture White Papers explores the critical link between our built and natural environments. Cutting-edge architecture, design, planning, public works, and education leaders illustrate the value of a new architectural strategy. Sustainable Architecture teaches us that when creative processes are used in ...

High Performance Building

High Performance Building
  • Author : Vidar Lerum
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 287
  • ISBN : 0123977576
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Summary : What really makes a high-performance, energy-efficient building? "Sustainable design is about developing buildings and urban spaces that are tuned to their context. . . . Any building that carries claims to be recognized as 'great architecture' should also qualify as a high-performance building." -From High-Performance Building How do we judge the success of ...