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Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,079
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Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design (Paperback): Carl Bovill

Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design (Paperback)

Carl Bovill

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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 presents essential information in context, so that you get the full picture. Hundreds of drawings, sketches, charts, and diagrams illustrate points author Carl Bovill makes in his clear and direct style, which communicates the basics in a concise way. You'll learn: -About environmental economics -How sustainable architectural design relates to ecology -How fractal geometry can lead to a new understanding of the structure of the world around us -How to design energy efficient houses and commercial buildings -How to design and live in our cities to lower energy use per person -About LEED points at all scales A glossary and reading lists encourage you to explore the topics further.

General

Imprint: Routledge
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: December 2014
First published: 2015
Authors: Carl Bovill
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 284
ISBN-13: 978-0-415-72495-1
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > Architecture
Books > Professional & Technical > Energy technology & engineering
Books > Arts & Architecture > Architecture > Architectural structure & design
Books > Professional & Technical > Energy technology & engineering > Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology
LSN: 0-415-72495-3
Barcode: 9780415724951

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