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A Genealogy of Tropical Architecture

Colonial Networks, Nature and Technoscience

by Jiat-Hwee Chang

<p><em>A Genealogy of Tropical Architecture</em> traces the origins of tropical architecture to nineteenth century British colonial architectural knowledge and practices. It uncovers how systematic knowledge and practices on building and ...

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A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering

An Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance

by Dejan Mumovic & Mat Santamouris

<p>The second edition of this authoritative textbook equips students with the tools they will need to tackle the challenges of sustainable building design and engineering. The book looks at how to design, engineer and monitor energy efficient ...

ISBN: 9781351696616

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A House of Pomegranates

by Oscar Wilde

<p>A House of Pomegranates is a collection of whimisical short stories by Oscar Wilde. This collections includes the following tales: The Young King, The Birthday of the Infanta, The Fisherman and his Soul, and The Star-child. Readers of all ...

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A Landscape of Architecture, History and Fiction

by Jonathan Hill

<p>Architecture can be analogous to a history, a fiction, and a landscape. We expect a history or a novel to be written in words, but they can also be cast in concrete or seeded in soil. The catalyst to this tradition was the simultaneous and ...

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A Measure of Community

Public Open Space and Sustainable Development Goal 11.7

by Sridevi Rao & Ph.D

Where does sustainable public open space figure in the evolution of a city? This book presents empirical data through the case of Hyderabad (1591-1998) to answer this question, where the efficacy of public open space is explained as a measure of

ISBN: 9781945497889

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America's Urban Future

Lessons from North of the Border

by Ray Tomalty & Alan Mallach

<p>The headlines about cities celebrating their resurgence—with empty nesters and Millennials alike investing in our urban areas, moving away from car dependence, and demanding walkable, transit-oriented neighborhoods. But, in reality, these ...

ISBN: 9781610915977

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Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic

A New Look at Design and Resilient Urbanism

by Jana VanderGoot

<p>Despite population trends toward urbanization, the forest continues to have a strong appeal to the human imagination, and the human preference for forest over many other types of terrain is well documented. This book re-imagines architecture ...

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Architecture Technology for Engineers

by Kesorn Pechrach

<p>This Architecture Technology for Engineers book is a basic principles for first year architecture students. The benefit to engineers, this book will help to have a better understanding the reason behind the architecture ideas and design. This

ISBN: 9781533786333

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Armadillo and Onion Inspired Sleep-out Design Brief: Sustainable Architecture.

by William Van Zyl

<p><strong>OVERVIEW AND SUMMARY:</strong></p> <p><strong>Who will read this book?</strong></p> <p>Adults, teachers, tertiary and secondary school students (15-year-olds and older).</p> <p><strong>What is covered in this ...

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Artful Rainwater Design

Creative Ways to Manage Stormwater

by Stuart Echols & Eliza Pennypacker

Stormwater management as art? Absolutely. Rain is a resource that should be valued and celebrated, not merely treated as an urban design problem—and yet, traditional stormwater treatment methods often range from ugly to forgettable. <i>Artful ...

ISBN: 9781610913188

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Baltimore: Reinventing an Industrial Legacy City

by Klaus Philipsen

<p><em>Baltimore: Reinventing an Industrial Legacy City</em> is an exploration into the reinvention, self-reflection and boosterism of US legacy cities, taking Baltimore as the case study model to reveal the larger narrative. Author Klaus ...

ISBN: 9781315386126

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Bike Boom

The Unexpected Resurgence of Cycling

by Mr. Carlton Reid

<p>Bicycling advocates envision a future in which bikes are a widespread daily form of transportation. While many global cities are seeing the number of bike commuters increase, this future is still far away; at times, urban cycling seems to be ...

ISBN: 9781610918176

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Biodiversity in the Urban Landscape, Citygreen Issue 4

by Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, Singapore The Editorial Team

<p>CITYGREEN, winner of the APEX Awards for Publication Excellence for three consecutive years - 2014, 2013 and 2012, is a biannual publication of the Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, Singapore. It presents current research on greening and ...

ISBN: 9789810913045

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Bioshelter Market Garden

A Permaculture Farm

by Darrell Frey

<div>To ensure food security and restore the health of the planet, we need to move beyond industrial agriculture and return to the practice of small-scale, local farming. The Bioshelter Market Garden: A Permaculture Farm describes the creation ...

ISBN: 9781550924572

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Building a Sustainable Home

Practical Green Design Choices for Your Health, Wealth, and Soul

by Schifman Melissa

<p>The green building movement has produced hundreds of “how-to” books and websites that are filled with tips about green building and what homeowners should do to go green. While helpful and informative, when it comes to making actual ...

ISBN: 9781510733459

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Building an Emerald City

A Guide to Creating Green Building Policies and Programs

by Lucia Athens

<p>In 2000, Seattle, Washington, became the first U.S. city to officially adopt the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) “Silver” standards for its own major construction projects. In the midst of a ...

ISBN: 9781610911269

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Building Information Modeling For Dummies

by Stefan Mordue, Paul Swaddle & David Philp

<p><strong>Everything you need to make the most of building information modeling</strong></p> <p>If you're looking to get involved in the world of BIM, but don't quite know where to start, <em>Building Information Modeling For Dummies</em> is ...

ISBN: 9781119060086

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Building Lean, Building BIM

Improving Construction the Tidhar Way

by Rafael Sacks, Samuel Korb & Ronen Barak

<p><em>Building Lean, Building BIM</em> is the essential guide for any construction company that wants to implement Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) to gain a strategic edge over their competition.</p> <p>The first of ...

ISBN: 9781315300498

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Building Physics - Heat, Air and Moisture

Fundamentals and Engineering Methods with Examples and Exercises

by Hugo S. L. Hens

<p>Bad experiences with construction quality, the energy crises of 1973 and 1979, complaints about &quot;sick buildings&quot;, thermal, acoustical, visual and olfactory discomfort, the need for good air quality, the move towards more ...

ISBN: 9783433608562

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Building Reuse

Sustainability, Preservation, and the Value of Design

by Kathryn Rogers Merlino

<p>In Building Reuse: Sustainability, Preservation, and the Value of Design, Kathryn Rogers Merlino makes an impassioned case that truly sustainable design requires reusing and reimagining existing buildings. The construction and operation of ...

ISBN: 9780295742359

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