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Sustainable building design

Katherine Ka Yin Lau

Sustainable building design

evaluation of current assessment software applications via a life cycle analysis case study.

by Katherine Ka Yin Lau

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Published in 2004 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Katherine Ka Yin Lau.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 64 leaves :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19587409M

Sustainable Building Design explores outstanding buildings and building designs of the twenty-first century, with an emphasis on the artistry of masters of architecture who came before. By dissecting and analyzing great public buildings of the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries, materials, techniques, and methods are discovered. Book Description. An inside view of how one of the world's leading architecture and engineering practice does business. Sustainable Built Environments: Principles and Practice offers detailed, environmentally sound design solutions to a wide range of building engineering challenges. The text uses case examples and project data provided by engineers and designers at Arup Associates.

Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery (Book and Course Bundle) Published June 30th by John Wiley & Sons Hardcover Author(s): Charles J. Kibert. ISBN: X (ISBN ) Edition language: English.   A building that’s been designed with sustainability in mind—i.e. using passive design elements and sustainable materials, fixtures and fittings such as solar panels and dual-flush toilets—will have lower ongoing maintenance costs due to reduced reliance on artificial light or climate control.

An inside view of how one of the worlds leading architecture and engineering practice does business Sustainable Built Environments: Principles and Practice offers detailed, environmentally sound design solutions to a wide range of building engineering challenges. The text uses case examples and project data provided by engineers and designers at Arup Associates.   A Portfolio of Green Architecture in America by Michael J. Crosbie. The American Institute of Architects Press, Washington, D.C., Hardcover, pages, $ Contrary to its subtitle, Green Architecture is more a gallery of environmentally sensitive design than a guide. This elegant, large-format book contains photos and drawings of 43 projects by fourteen architects and firms.


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