Contemporary Design in Detail

Contemporary Design in Detail

Sustainable Environments

Book - 2007
Rate this:
Quayside Pub Group
A visual look at the architectural details of sustainable residential spaces

The Contemporary Design Details series takes a highly visual look at architectural design details that are more often dealt with in a technical textbook format. The books take readers on a tour of the best details designed by great architects around the world. The series provides a powerful presentation of the most challenging and evolving architectural and design categories.

Sustainable Environments focuses on the type of architectural details in distinctive, sustainable residential spaces. It includes sections on components such as cooling or shading devices, building techniques that create minimal impact on the land, active systems, and the use of new sustainable materials as well as those that are salvaged or recyclable. The book presents recent work by architects from around the globe in color photographs and architectural drawings, and is structured according to categories of architectural detail.



Blackwell North Amer
Sustainable Environments examines architecturally distinctive sustainable residences. Its four central sections - Response to Place, Connection to Habitat, Conservation of Resources, and Use of Building Materials - offer a framework for the issues faced in creating rigorously conceived, environmentally mindful dwellings.

Publisher: Gloucester, MA : Rockport, 2007
ISBN: 9781592532308
1592532306
Branch Call Number: 720.47 CHAN
Alternative Title: Sustainable environments

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at GL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top