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Environmentally-friendly ('green') architecture & design

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Small eco houses
Our Price: £20.25
Fresh perspectives on how good design can create stylish yet ecologically sound living spaces in small-scale homes. Anyone who has faced the challenge...
Building information modeling for dummies
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Everything you need to make the most of building informationmodeling If you're looking to get involved in the world of BIM, but don'tquite know where ...

Cabin porn
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'Addictive ... a charter for wistfulness' Observer'An enchanting rabbit hole of handmade houses' The New York Times'The Bible of pared back, natural l...
Contemporary vernacular design
Our Price: £44.09
This book presents 25 inspirational housing schemes providing hope for the future of home building in Britain. Highlighting the need for the UK to rec...

Cradle to cradle
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Recycling is good, isn't it? In this visionary book, chemist Michael Braungart and architect William McDonough challenge this status quo and put forwa...
Garden city
Our Price: £36.00
How far can we expand the concept of 'urban nature'? How would it make us feel? And how is it going to transform our cities - and, eventually, ourselves? 'Garden City' captures the growing global movement among contemporary architects for biodesigning buildings less as skin and bodies - structure and facade - and more as living entities, capable of

Lighting design
Our Price: £37.79
By reading this book, you will develop the skills to perceive a space and its contents in light, and be able to devise a layout of luminaires that wil...
Renovate innovate
Our Price: £31.50
Antonia Edwards' first book, Upcyclist, explored how artists and designers around the globe transform castoff materials into elegant domestic furnishi...

Handmade houses
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Showcasing one hundred years of innovation and environmental sensitivity, Handmade Houses celebrates some of the world's most idiosyncratic homes from...
150 best eco house ideas
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150 BEST ECO HOUSE IDEAS The newest volume in the highly successful 150 Best series-joining 150 Best House Ideas and 150 Best Apartment Ideas-150 Be...

How to thrive in the next economy
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Is there no escape from an economy that devours nature in the name of endless growth? John Thackara's answer is a rousing 'yes, there is!' Drawing on ...
100 contemporary wood buildings
Our Price: £13.50
Not so very long ago, some might have considered wood a material of the past, long since replaced by more modern components such as concrete and steel...

FutuREstorative
Our Price: £37.79
This book aims to further the debate on new sustainability thinking in the built environment, by bringing together a selection of short contributions ...
Handbook of green building design and construction
Our Price: £104.00
Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction: LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes, Second Edition directly addresses the needs of building profession...

Better buildings
Our Price: £33.29
Despite an increasing demand for energy-efficient design, it is generally accepted that architects rarely return to their creations to ensure that the...
Advancing wood architecture
Our Price: £35.09
In light of environmental challenges architecture is facing, wood is no longer regarded as outmoded, nostalgic, and rooted in the past, but increasing...

Applied building physics
Our Price: £45.00
Bad experiences with construction quality, the energy crises of 1973 and 1979, complaints about 'sick buildings', thermal, acoustical, visual and olfactory discomfort, the move towards more sustainability; all have accelerated the development of a field, which for a long time was hardly more than an academic exercise: building physics. Through the
Designed to perform
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Designed to Perform: An Illustrated Guide to Delivering Energy Efficient Homes is an illustrated practical design guide to delivering better energy pe...

New treehouses of the world
Our Price: £27.00
Since the publication of Treehouses of the World, the community of treehouse builders has grown tremendously, and many more innovative treehouses have...
Pallets 3.0
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If not used for shipping they are anything but boring Pallets are a universal symbol of the globalized world. The properties of this transport platfor...

The hempcrete book
Our Price: £24.99
The Hempcrete Book is a detailed practical manual for architects, surveyors, professional builders and self-builders. It explains how to source and mi...
Integrated urban agriculture
Our Price: £22.50
Intended as a 'one stop shop' of a veritable who's who of leading urban agriculture authors and scholars, this book brings together multiple contribut...

Urbanisms of color
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Color is a ubiquitous yet essential part of the city, creating and shaping urban form. Who can forget the whites of modernist Brasilia? The greens of ...
An introduction to passive house
Our Price: £34.19
Throughout the world, Passive House is now recognised as the best method to create comfortable, healthy, low energy buildings and it is a key componen...

Targeting zero
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Embodied and Whole Life Carbon thinking will change the way buildings are designed, yet carbon emissions associated with the construction and life of ...
The re-use atlas
Our Price: £33.29
This book is a highly illustrated 'atlas', taking the reader on a journey via four distinct 'steps' (recycling, reuse, reduce, closed loop), from a li...

ZEDlife
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In his seminal new book, Bill Dunster demonstrates that zero-carbon, zero-waste design doesn't have to come with a hefty price tag, and is achievable ...
Building with cob
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The ancient method of cob building uses a simple mixture of clay sub-soil, aggregate, straw and water to create solid structural walls built without s...

Sustainable nation
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As a follow up to his widely acclaimed 'Sustainable Urbanism', author Douglas Farr embraces the idea that the humanitarian, population and climate crises are three facets of one interrelated human existential challenge, one with impossibly short deadlines. The vision of 'Sustainable Nation' is to accelerate the pace of progress of human civilizatio
How to build a natural swimming pool
Our Price: £27.00
A natural swimming pool is an exciting addition to a garden. It is the ultimate play resource that provides a healthy, chlorine-free environment for s...

Green architecture
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The most exciting new buildings today are almost all environmentally aware, sustainable, and conceived to consume less energy than ever before. Discov...
Homesick
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The story of a personal housing crisis that led to a discovery of the true value of home.*'You will marvel at the beauty of this book, and rage at the...

Habitat
Our Price: £88.20
Gathering together the world's leading experts on vernacular architecture, this once-in-a generation publication examines how local buildings have stood the test of time and offer vital lessons for the future. The core of the book is arranged by climate zone, from desert to tropical, temperate to arctic. Within each section, buildings are presented
Small interventions
Our Price: £40.95
Die Publikation untersucht die M?glichkeiten der raumstrukturellen Aktualisierung der im Bauboom zwischen 1960 und 1970 entstandenen Wohnungsgrundriss...

The green studio handbook
Our Price: £52.19
The Green Studio Handbook remains an essential resource for design studios and professional practice. This extensive and user-friendly tool presents p...
Dense + green
Our Price: £28.80
Entwerfen und Konstruieren mit organischen Materialien ist ein wichtiger Bestandteil des nachhaltigen Bauens. Allzuoft wird Nachhaltigkeit auf Ba...

Sustainable materials without the hot air
Our Price: £22.49
Materials, transformed from natural resources into the buildings, equipment, vehicles and goods that underpin our remarkable lifestyle, are made with ...
Public space
Our Price: £14.40
Public spaces have long been the object of countless studies. Yet, most of these have focused almost exclusively on the metropolitan setting, while ne...

Poissy Galore
Our Price: £22.46
Not far from Le Corbusier?s famed Villa Savoye lies Poissy Galore: a visionary project that brings together architecture, education and leisure within...
Cabin porn
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From the creators of the hugely popular tumblr site, 'Cabin Porn', comes this collection of breath-taking photography of rural escapes and inspiring s...

Naturalistic planting design
Our Price: £31.50
Naturalistic planting design offers an exciting alternative to traditional garden making. Rich in plants, sustainable and good for the environment, na...
Environmental science in building
Our Price: £43.19
This popular textbook covers how the built environment and the management of energy relate to the quality of human living-conditions and the environme...

Renewable energy
Our Price: £42.29
Featuring current information and a practical approach, RENEWABLE ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE DESIGN combines common forms of renewable energy with green b...
River cities
Our Price: £47.66
Cities have been built alongside rivers throughout history. These rivers can shape a city's success or cause its destruction. At the same time, city-b...

The permaculture city
Our Price: £17.09
Permaculture is more than just the latest buzzword; it offers positive solutions for many of the environmental and social challenges confronting us. A...
Design, ecology, politics
Our Price: £17.99
Design, Ecology, Politics links social and ecological theory to design theory and practice, critiquing the ways in which the design industry perpetuat...

Sustainable retrofits
Our Price: £35.99
Presenting the state-of-the-art in sustainable retrofits in post war residential towers, this book captures and re-informs the current intense refurbi...
The HOK guidebook to sustainable design
Our Price: £63.00
This text provides details of over 25 international HOK projects in which sustainability, the consideration of environmental, economic and cultural impact of modern building practices, is of central concern.

Val d'Europe
Our Price: £24.30
The thrilling urban experience of creating and developing a new city in France. Val d'Europe is a new city created in 1987, located next to the first ...
The work of Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects
Our Price: £43.20
This monograph covers MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects complete work. Introductions by renowned architectural writers set the scene, while individual projects are illustrated through evocative photographs and detailed plans and drawings. What emerges is a celebration of an architecture that is both practical and deeply poetic.