Environment, Technology and Sustainability


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > environmental sustainability | Published on 14/Jan/2020 02:45

320 pages , Taylor & Francis , 2009-09-11
This second volume in the Technologies of Architecture series – the only series of books tuned to the architectural technology syllabus – explores the environmental influences on building design. Looking particularly at sustainable building, a holistic view is taken, so that the influence of any one set of choices on other ar...[Read More]



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Global Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > environmental sustainability | Published on 13/Jan/2020 15:37

216 pages , Routledge , 2018-11-01
As the world becomes more urbanised, solutions are required to solve current challenges for three arenas of sustainability: social sustainability, environmental sustainability and urban economic sustainability. This edited volume interrogates innovative solutions for sustainability in cities around the world. The book draws on a group o...[Read More]



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2019-11-26T08:00:00Z
Turn water scarcity into water abundance; as you enable your home, yard, school, place of worship, and/or neighborhood to generate more resources and life! Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1, 3rd Edition, is the best-selling, award-winning guide on how to conceptualize, design, and implement a diverse array of highly effective and ine...[Read More]



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Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids His Life and Ideas, 21 Activites


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > ecology for kids | Published on 09/Dec/2019 20:15

144 pages , Chicago Review Press , 1994-03
Stimulating projects enable kids to grasp the ideas underlying Wright's work.



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Materials and the Environment Eco-informed Material Choice


Published in: Google Books > Architecture > environmental science | Published on 02/Dec/2019 23:35

616 pages , Butterworth-Heinemann , 2013
Addressing the growing global concern for sustainable engineering, Materials and the Environment, 2e is the only book devoted exclusively to the environmental aspects of materials. It explains the ways in which we depend on and use materials and the consequences these have, and it introduces methods for thinking about and designin...[Read More]



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2019-10-16T07:00:00Z
We just know that readers all across the world are going to ask, "Just what does the motion picture Titanic have to do with this publication?" It has much to do with it. 

It was from Southampton, our port of departure and return that the ill-fated ship also departed in April of 1912, sinking and sending 1,500 passengers to their horrible deat...[Read More]



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2019-10-07T07:00:00Z
Istanbul, founded under the name of Byzantion on the Sarayburnu promontory around 660 BC, the city grew in size and influence, becoming one of the most important cities in history. 

After its reestablishment as Constantinople in 330 AD, it served as an imperial capital for almost 16 centuries, during the Roman/Byzantine (330-120...[Read More]



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2019-10-17T07:00:00Z
St. Augustine was founded on September 8, 1565, by Spanish admiral Pedro Men?ndez de Avil?s, Florida's first governor. 

He named the settlement "San Agust?n", as his ships bearing settlers, troops, and supplies from Spain had first sighted land in Florida eleven days earlier on August 28, the feast day of St. Augustine.

The city served a...[Read More]



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Landscape Ecology Principles in Landscape Architecture and Land-Use Planning , Wenche Dramstad, James D. Olson & Richard T.T. Forman


Published in: itune > Art & Architecture,Books,Arts & Entertainment > environmental education | Published on 05/Nov/2019 02:07

1996-09-01T07:00:00Z
Landscape ecology has emerged in the past decade as an important and useful tool for land-use planners and landscape architects. While professionals and scholars have begun to incorporate aspects of this new field into their work, there remains a need for a summary of key principles and how they might be applied in design and planning.This volume fills that need. It...[Read More]



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2019-10-01T07:00:00Z
Athens is a global city and one of the biggest economic centers in southeastern Europe. It has a large financial sector and its port of Piraeus is both the largest passenger port in Europe and the second largest in the world, while at the same time being the sixth busiest passenger port in Europe.

Classical Athens was a powerful city-state that em...[Read More]



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2019-07-25T07:00:00Z
Atlanta is rated as a world city that exerts a moderate impact on global commerce, finance, research, technology, education, media, art, and entertainment.

It ranks in the top twenty among world cities and 10th in the nation with a gross domestic product  of $385 billion.
Atlanta started as a railroad town and logistics has been a major c...[Read More]



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2019-08-27T07:00:00Z
Vienna  is the federal capital, largest city and one of nine states of Austria. Vienna is Austria's primate city, with a population of about 1.9 million and its cultural, economic, and political center. Until the beginning of the 20th Century, it was the largest German-speaking city in the world and before the splitting of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in Wo...[Read More]



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