The process of executing an architectural plan for a building or a landscape can be disastrous for the environment. This book offers examples of trendsetting sustainable architecture from the world's leading eco-architecture firms which mitigate such negative impacts.
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.
2000 years ago the roman architect Marcus Vitruvius Pollio wrote the ten books on architecture establishing the concept of the pattern book offering design principles and solutions. This title provides advice on the integration of sustainable practice into the design and construction process, the issues to be considered, and, more.