Courtyards: Aesthetic, Social, and Thermal Delight

Courtyards: Aesthetic, Social, and Thermal Delight

Author(s): John Reynolds

Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (November 15, 2001)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0471398845

ISBN-13: 978-0471398844 Order From: Amazon.com (links will open in a new window)

Courtyards are special areas that allow the inside and outside to mingle; where rain, wind, daylight, darkness and sound can be showcased. Simply, they are niches of beauty . . . → Read More: Courtyards: Aesthetic, Social, and Thermal Delight

Circle Houses

Circle Houses

Author(s): David Pearson

Publisher: Chelsea Green (October 1, 2001)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1890132861

ISBN-13: 978-1890132866

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Nature is filled with circles and animal homes are no exception. From bird nests to beaver lodges, it’s difficult for find an angle. Nomadic people continued the pattern. Round-shaped . . . → Read More: Circle Houses

The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes

The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes

Author(s): Russell P. Leslie, Kathryn M. Conway

Publisher: McGraw Hill Text ISBN: 0070380791

ISBN-13: 978-0070380790

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The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes

2nd Edition Hardcover, 208 pages Publication date: November 1996

Synopsis: The complete, authoritative residential lighting resource, from the largest research center in the world, . . . → Read More: The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes

Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth (New Catalyst Bioregional Series)

Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth (New Catalyst Bioregional Series)

Author(s): Mathis Wackernagel, William Rees, Phil Testemale (Illustrator)

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 086571312X

ISBN-13: 978-0865713123

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Paperback Publication date: July 1, 1998

05/12/1998: Reducing Human Impact on Earth; down to earth concepts and simple math…a great resource!

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Ecological Design and Planning (Center Books on Contemporary Landscape Design)

Ecological Design and Planning (Center Books on Contemporary Landscape Design)

Author(s): George F. Thompson (Editor), Frederick R. Steiner (Editor)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471156140

ISBN-13: 978-0471156147

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Ecological Design and Planning (Wiley Series in Sustainable Design)

Paperback Publication date: March 1997

Card catalog description The common thread that runs through these essays is . . . → Read More: Ecological Design and Planning (Center Books on Contemporary Landscape Design)

Daylighting Performance and Design

Daylighting Performance and Design

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Hardcover: 256 pages

ISBN: 0471286613

ISBN-13: 978-0471286615

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Daylighting Performance and Design

Hardcover

This step-by-step manual shows you how to incorporate daylighting into your building designs. Daylighting Performance and Design first explains the fundamentals of daylighting and then surveys nine . . . → Read More: Daylighting Performance and Design

Daylighting in Architecture: A European Reference Book

Daylighting in Architecture: A European Reference Book

Author(s): N. Baker (Editor), A. Fanchiotti (Editor), K. Steemers (Editor)

Publisher: James & James

Paperback: 380 pages

ISBN: 1873936214

ISBN-13: 978-1873936214

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Typically one third of the energy used in many buildings may be consumed by electric lighting. Good daylighting design can reduce electricity consumption . . . → Read More: Daylighting in Architecture: A European Reference Book

Earth-Sheltered Dwellings in Tunisa: Ancient Lessons for Modern Design

Earth-Sheltered Dwellings in Tunisa: Ancient Lessons for Modern Design

Author(s): Gideon S. Golany

Publisher: Univ of Delaware Press

ISBN: 0874132975

ISBN-13: 978-0874132977

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Earth-Sheltered Dwellings in Tunisa : Ancient Lessons for Modern Design Hardcover Publication date: October 1988

This contributes to an understanding of the traditionally evolved system of below-ground housing and suggest show the . . . → Read More: Earth-Sheltered Dwellings in Tunisa: Ancient Lessons for Modern Design

Healthy House Building: A Design and Construction Guide

Healthy House Building : A Design and Construction Guide

Author(s): John Bower

Publisher: Healthy House Inst

ISBN: 0963715623

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How you put your house together is just as important as the materials you choose. Healthy House Building takes you step-by-step through the construction of a Model Healthy House. With over 200 photos and illustrations, . . . → Read More: Healthy House Building: A Design and Construction Guide

Natural Ventilation in Buildings: A Design Handbook

Natural Ventilation in Buildings: A Design Handbook

Author(s): Francis Allard, Ed.

Hardcover: 366 pages

Publisher: Routledge (February 1, 1998)

ISBN: 1873936729

ISBN-13: 978-1873936726

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Ventilating buildings naturally — with minimal use of mechanical devices — offers environmental, economic, comfort and health benefits. Approaches can be high-tech or low-tech, but always need to . . . → Read More: Natural Ventilation in Buildings: A Design Handbook