2012-06-11T07:00:00Z Does going green change the face of design or only its content? The first book to outline principles for the aesthetics of sustainable design, The Shape of Green argues that beauty is inherent to sustainability, for how things look and feel is as important as how they're made.
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224 pages , Island Press , 2012-07-16 In the late sixties, as the world was waking to a need for Earth Day, a pioneering group founded a small non-profit research and education organization they called the New Alchemy Institute. Their aim was to explore the ways a safer and more sustainable world could be created. In the ensuing years, along with scientists, agriculturis...[Read More]
320 pages , Chelsea Green Publishing , 2015-07-22 Permaculture is more than just the latest buzzword; it offers positive solutions for many of the environmental and social challenges confronting us. And nowhere are those remedies more needed and desired than in our cities.The Permaculture City provides practical guidance and plenty of examples for creating abundant food,...[Read More]
512 pages , McGraw Hill Professional , 2009-09-07 Design High-Performance Alternative Energy Systems for Buildings A comprehensive reference for architects and engineers, this GreenSource book provides practical design and installation guidelines for some of the most commercially viable alternative energy technologies. Construction materials, system deployment, typical i...[Read More]
254 pages , Woodhead Publishing , 2003-01-01 This book sets the context for local environmental sustainability and considers how local government can promote sustainable development by building partnerships with different groups and organizations in the local community. Using case studies, chapters focus on different types of regional and local initiatives, the partnersh...[Read More]
379 pages , Routledge , 2016-06-10 First published in 1999, this book presents a fresh and diverse set of perspectives representing key directions of research and practice in the field of environmental design research. Leading researchers in various areas of person-environment research, such as privacy, childrenâs environment, post-occupancy evaluation, environmental c...[Read More]
432 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2015-10-28 The ultimate interior designer's guide to building systems and safety Building Systems for Interior Designers, Third Edition is the single-source technical reference that every designer needs, and an ideal solution for NCIDQ exam preparation. Now in its third edition, this invaluable guide has been updated to better address the ...[Read More]
340 pages , Fairchild Books , 2009-08-01 With the emergence of sick building syndrome in the 1970s and the emphasis on LEED standards today, many interior designers are becoming interested in the topics of health and sustainability. Health, Sustainability, and the Built Environment examines the concept of sustainability as it pertains to sustaining human health. By analy...[Read More]
203 pages , Island Press , 2005 In the late sixties, as the world was waking to a need for Earth Day, a pioneering group founded a small non-profit research and education organization they called the New Alchemy Institute. Their aim was to explore the ways a safer and more sustainable world could be created. In the ensuing years, along with scientists, agriculturists, an...[Read More]
2013-10-01T07:00:00Z À travers le cas du quartier durable de la caserne de Bonne à Grenoble, cet ouvrage offre un éclairage sur la généalogie politique de l'instauration du principe de mixité sociale et le recours à une nouvelle gouvernance socialement intégratrice, par le biais de la participation de la population, des acteurs associatifs et socioéconomiques, des élus, des constructeur...[Read More]
176 pages , CRC Press , 1990-08-23 This book considers the uses of membrane technology in the chloralkali, water, food and biotechnology industries where the major effect of the technology is an improvement in product quality often allied to a saving in energy consumption. It also covers the implications for the power generation, oil and gas industries.