Architecture in a Climate of Change

Revised to incorporate and reflect changes and advances since it was first published the new edition of Architecture in a Climate of Change provides the latest basic principals of sustainability and the future of sustainable technology.Including new material on wind generation, domestic water conservation, solar thermal electricity as well as international case studies Architecture in a Climate of Change encourages readers to consider new approaches to building making minimum demand on fossil based energy.
1. Offers an insight into the relationship between the physical and cultural context of architecture2. Discusses the principles of sustainability and the future of its technology 3. Case studies show the global relevance of the topic
Author:
Peter Smith Peter Smith

Short Description

Revised to incorporate and reflect changes and advances since it was first published the new edition of Architecture in a Climate of Change provides the latest basic principals of sustainability and the future of sustainable technology.Including new material on wind generation, domestic water conservation, solar thermal electricity as well as international case studies Architecture in a Climate of Change encourages readers to consider new approaches to building making minimum demand on fossil based energy.
1. Offers an insight into the relationship between the physical and cultural context of architecture2. Discusses the principles of sustainability and the future of its technology 3. Case studies show the global relevance of the topic

Long description

Revised to incorporate and reflect changes and advances since it was first published the new edition of Architecture in a Climate of Change provides the latest basic principals of sustainability and the future of sustainable technology.
Including new material on wind generation, domestic water conservation, solar thermal electricity as well as international case studies Architecture in a Climate of Change encourages readers to consider new approaches to building making minimum demand on fossil based energy.

Product details

Author:
Peter Smith, Peter Smith
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
ROUTLEDGE
Edition:
Revised edition (2)
ISBN:
9780750665445
Pages:
294
Width (mm):
187
Length (mm):
245
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Climate Change- Nature or Nurture?
  • Predictions
  • Renewable Technologies- the marine environment
  • Renewable Technologies- the wider spectrum
  • Low energy techniques for housing
  • Insulation
  • Domestic energy
  • Advances and Ultra low energy houses

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