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Passive House in Different Climates

The Path to Net Zero

by Mary James & James Bill

<p><em>Passive House in Different Climates</em> introduces the seven Passive House principles, to help you create super-insulated, airtight buildings that require minimal energy use to heat, cool, dehumidify, and ventilate, with superior indoor ...

ISBN: 9781317446279

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Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference

by Ken Haggard, David A. Bainbridge & Rachel Aljilani

<p>Our pocket reference books provide a wealth of practical information at your fingertips, whenever you need it. Rich in background detail, at-a-glance tables and diagrams, equations, and more, the <em>Passive Solar Architecture Pocket ...

ISBN: 9781317705161

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Places of the Soul

Architecture and environmental design as healing art

by Christopher Day

<p>For Christopher Day, architecture isn’t just about the appearance of buildings but how they’re experienced as places to <em>be</em> in. Occupants’ experience can differ radically from designers’ intentions as their concerns and thinking ...

ISBN: 9781317342199

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Power from the Sun

A Practical Guide to Solar Electricity Revised 2nd Edition

by Dan Chiras

<div>Written for the layman, <I>Power from the Sun</I> is the fully revised and updated guide for individuals and businesses interested in generating their own solar electricity. Practical and accessible, it provides a basic understanding of ...

ISBN: 9781550926248

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Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid

Your Path to Building an Energy-Independent Home

by Sheri Koones

<p>Prefabrication offers a simple path to the green home of your dreams, and in her latest book, <em>Prefabulous</em> author Sheri Koones highlights the many ways of using prefabrication to create almost-off-the-grid homes houses that are not ...

ISBN: 9781613123966

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Rebuilding Earth

Designing Ecoconscious Habitats for Humans

by Teresa Coady

<p><strong>A revolutionary guide to designing humane, eco-conscious homes, buildings, and cities of the future.</strong></p> <p>It is estimated that the earth's population will expand to an unprecedented nine billion people over the next ...

ISBN: 9781623174323

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Regenerative Urban Design and Ecosystem Biomimicry

by Maibritt Pedersen Zari

<p>It is clear that the climate is changing and ecosystems are becoming severely degraded. Humans must mitigate the causes of, and adapt to, climate change and the loss of biodiversity, as the impacts of these changes become more apparent and ...

ISBN: 9781351627399

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Regreening the Built Environment

Nature, Green Space, and Sustainability

by Michael A Richards

<p><em>Regreening the Built Environment</em> examines the relationship between the built environment and nature and demonstrates how rethinking the role and design of infrastructure can environmentally, economically, and socially sustain the ...

ISBN: 9781351764780

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Reinventing Green Building

Why Certification Systems Aren't Cutting Enough Carbon and What We Can Do About It

by Jerry Yudelson

<p>Buildings and their associated systems are the largest source of greenhouse gases in the world. The 2030 Challenge aims to produce zero-net energy from new North American construction by 2030 while achieving a 50 percent reduction in carbon ...

ISBN: 9781550926118

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Reshaping Metropolitan America

Development Trends and Opportunities to 2030

by Arthur C. Nelson

Nearly half the buildings that will be standing in 2030 do not exist today. That means we have a tremendous opportunity to reinvent our urban areas, making them more sustainable and livable for future generations. But for this vision to become ...

ISBN: 9781610912228

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Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design

by Rachel Beth Egenhoefer

<p>The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design considers the design, not only of artifacts, but of structures, systems, and interactions that bear our decisions and identities in the context of sustaining our shared planet. In addressing ...

ISBN: 9781317232193

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Seeing the Better City

How to Explore, Observe, and Improve Urban Space

by Charles R. Wolfe

<p>In order to understand and improve cities today, personal observation remains as important as ever. While big data, digital mapping, and simulated cityscapes are valuable tools for understanding urban space, using them without on-the-ground, ...

ISBN: 9781610917766

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Senior Cohousing Handbook

by Charles Durrett

<p>No matter how rich life is in youth and middle age the elder years can bring on increasing isolation and loneliness as social connections lessen especially if friends and family members move away.Senior cohousing fills a niche for this ...

ISBN: 9781550924138

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Shipping Container Homes: Steps And Strategies To Building Or Buying Your Own Dream Shipping Container Home

by Terrence Garnett

<p>When you read <em><strong>Shipping Container Homes - Steps and strategies to building or buying your own dream shipping container home</strong></em>, you'll discover everything you need to know about this unique and exciting way of ...

ISBN: 9781386347422

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SMART Green + Productive Workplace

A Practical Desk Companion for Corporate Real Estate Professionals

by Simone Skopek & Bob Best

<p>This easy-reading desk companion outlines the technologies, industry standards, best practices and practical considerations for a smart, green and productive workplace, which every corporate real estate professional should be versed in, ...

ISBN: 9780692294857

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Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors

by CJ Lim & Ed Liu

<p>Following on from the success of the first edition, <em>Smartcities + Eco-Warriors</em> (2010), this book is the latest innovative response on urban resilience from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers. An ...

ISBN: 9781351110013

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Soft City

Building Density for Everyday Life

by David Sim

<p>In <em>Soft City</em> David Sim, partner and creative director at Gehl, shows how cities with well-designed density can result in a higher quality of life. He presents ideas and graphic examples from around the globe. He draws from his vast ...

ISBN: 9781642830194

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Solid Wood

Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design

by Joseph Mayo

<p>Over the past 10-15 years a renaissance in wood architecture has occurred with the development of new wood building systems and design strategies, elevating wood from a predominantly single-family residential idiom to a rival of concrete and ...

ISBN: 9781317587484

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Somebody Else’s Problem

Consumerism, Sustainability and Design

by Robert Crocker & WORLD

Somebody Else’s Problem calls for a radical change in how we design, make and use the products and services we need. Crocker challenges us to look at the systems we take for granted in daily life, and their cumulative role in our environmental

ISBN: 9781783534920

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Start-Up City

Inspiring Private and Public Entrepreneurship, Getting Projects Done, and Having Fun

by Gabe Klein & David Vega-Barachowitz

<p>There has been a revolution in urban transportation over the past five years—set off by start-ups across the US and internationally. Sleek, legible mobility platforms are connecting people to cars, trains, buses, and bikes as never before, ...

ISBN: 9781610916912

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