Do you know how to think like an architect? Do you know why you should? How do you make sure that you have the critical thinking tools necessary to prosper in your academic and professional career? This book gives you the answers.
Energy performance feedback is an essential tool in addressing the current climate crisis. However, this is not simply another theoretical text about energy performance in buildings. This book is for anyone who wants to better understand how energy is used in buildings, and how to drive down operational energy use – whether you’re an architect, student, client, building services engineer, contractor, building operator or other stakeholder.
Sets out the essential elements of low energy architecture in a fresh, intuitive way. With reliable, simple rules that will provide new ideas and refresh the designer's palette, each page focuses on a single piece of advice along with an illustration. There are also plenty of tips and more detailed information for those who wish to dig deeper.
20/20 Visions is an inspiring and visually stimulating introduction to the practice of participatory planning, featuring a set of 20 international case studies that illustrate the effectiveness of engaging communities and stakeholders in the participative design process