Lab: A Model for Sustainable Design Education was written to accompany LEED Lab, an international interdisciplinary collegiate laboratory course which uitlizes campus buildings as demonstration sites to facilitate existing building green certification.
This book argues that a widespread assumption of the inherent otherness of Japanese architecture made it not only a test of the universality of Western architectural theories but also a seemingly endless source of inspiration. It is of value to anyone interested in architectural history, Japanese architecture or cultural theory.
Mapping Urban Spaces illustrates how the characteristics that make life in medium-sized European cities pleasant and sustainable-accessibility, ease of travel, urban sustainability, social inclusiveness-can be traced back to the nature of that space.
Shaping Neighbourhoods is unique in combining all aspects of the spatial planning of neighbourhoods and towns whilst emphasizing positive outcomes for people's health and global sustainability. This new edition retains the combination of radicalism, evidence-based advice and pragmatism that made earlier editions so popular.
Landscapes of Housing examines current trends of environmental remediation in the built environment from a historical perspective, arguing for a more considered environmental vision that includes the organic, social, and cultural dimensions of landscape.