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Environmentally-friendly architecture & design

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China's Urban Revolution: Understanding Chinese Eco-Cities

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China's Urban Revolution: Understanding Chinese Eco-Cities

Austin Williams (Honorary Research Fellow in Architecture, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China)

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; History; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Applied ecology; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

By 2025, China will have built fifteen new `supercities' each with 25 million inhabitants. It will have created 250 `Eco-cities'... [more]

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Living in the Landscape

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Living in the Landscape

Anna & Black, Ri Johnson

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Gardening

Hardback

Living in the Landscape explores new and exciting relationships between landscape and design. It examines how architects increasingly... [more]

$39.99

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Garden City: Supergreen Buildings, Urban Skyscapes and the New Planted Space

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Garden City: Supergreen Buildings, Urban Skyscapes and the New Planted Space...

Anna Yudina

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design

Hardback

A spectacular global survey of some of the world's most inventive buildings--increasingly relevant in the face of climate... [more]

$80.00

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Power from the Wind: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale Energy Production

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Power from the Wind: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale Energy Production...

Dan Chiras

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Sustainability; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology; Self-sufficiency

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The completely revised and updated comprehensive guide to small wind energy systems [more]

$44.99

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Climate Action Planning: A Guide to Creating Low-Carbon, Resilient Communities

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Climate Action Planning: A Guide to Creating Low-Carbon, Resilient Communities...

Michael R Boswell, Adrienne I Greve, Tammy L Seale

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Landscape art & architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The most comprehensive book available about planning for climate change on the local level. [more]

$59.99

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Eco Home: Smart Ideas for Sustainable New Zealand Homes

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Eco Home: Smart Ideas for Sustainable New Zealand Homes

Melinda Williams

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Building construction & materials; Home renovation & extension

Paperback

Everything you need to know to build, renovate or just live in an eco-friendly... [more]

$36.99

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Green Architecture Today

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Green Architecture Today

Cayetano Cardelus

Architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design

Hardback

Showcasing contemporary work by thirty international architects which reveal the latest trends in sustainable building designs... [more]

$59.99

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Design, Ecology, Politics: Towards the Ecocene

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Design, Ecology, Politics: Towards the Ecocene

Joanna Boehnert

Architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Communication studies; Political geography

Paperback

Design, Ecology, Politics links social and ecological theory to design theory and practice, critiquing the ways in which the... [more]

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Wild By Design: Strategies for Creating Life-Enhancing Landscapes

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Wild By Design: Strategies for Creating Life-Enhancing Landscapes

Margie Ruddick

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Landscape art & architecture; Sustainability; Urban & municipal planning; Gardening

Paperback

Can nature, in all its unruly wildness, be an integral part of creative landscape design? In this book, the author defines... [more]

$67.99

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Vitamin Green

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Vitamin Green

Joshua Bolchover, Phaidon Editors

Art & Architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design

Hardback

An up-to-the-minute survey of the best sustainable design and architecture. [more]

$89.95

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Big Ideas for Small Houses

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Big Ideas for Small Houses

Catherine Foster

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; Housing & property buying & selling & legal aspects

Paperback

A look at a range of small houses around New Zealand, and the strategies the owners used to get a toehold in the tight housing... [more]

$44.99

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Cabin Porn: Inside

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Cabin Porn: Inside

Zach Klein

Photographs: collections; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; Interior design, decor & style guides

Hardback

Initially created by a group of friends as an online scrapbook, Cabin Porn became an international sensation following the... [more]

$49.99

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Better Buildings: Learning from Buildings in Use

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Better Buildings: Learning from Buildings in Use

Richard Partington, Simon Bradbury

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design

Paperback

This book started life as a successor to Sustainable Architecture, published in 2007, which set out to prove that sustainable... [more]

$77.99

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How to Read Architecture: An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment

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How to Read Architecture: An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment...

Paulette Singley (Woodbury University, Burbank, California, USA)

Theory of architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design

Paperback

How to Read Architecture is based on the fundamental premise that reading and interpreting architecture is something we already... [more]

$62.99

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Designing with Society: A Capabilities Approach to Design, Systems Thinking and Social Innovation

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Designing with Society: A Capabilities Approach to Design, Systems Thinking...

Scott Boylston

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Architecture: professional practice

Paperback

This book explores an emerging design culture that rigorously applies systems thinking to the practice of design as a form... [more]

$62.99

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Rio de Janeiro: Urban Expansion and the Environment

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Rio de Janeiro: Urban Expansion and the Environment

Jose L. S. Gamez (University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA), Zhongjie Lin (University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA), Jeffrey S. Nesbit (Harvard University, USA)

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Urban communities; Global warming; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Using Rio de Janeiro as the case study city, this book highlights and examines issues surrounding the development of mega-cities... [more]

$94.99

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Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors

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Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors

Cj Lim (University College London UK), Ed Liu (Bartlett School of Planning University College London UK)

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Agriculture & related industries; Urban & municipal planning; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Paperback

Following on from the success of the first edition, Smartcities + Eco-Warriors (2010), this book is the latest innovative... [more]

$73.99

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Three Cultural Ecologies

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Three Cultural Ecologies

David Leatherbarrow, Richard Wesley

Theory of architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Cultural studies

Paperback

Three Cultural Ecologies reverses common conceptions of modern architecture. It reveals how selected works of two modern architects,... [more]

$77.99

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The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer

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The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer

Philip Oldfield (UNSW, Australia)

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Sustainability

Paperback

The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer is an accessible and highly illustrated guide, which primes those involved... [more]

$73.99

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Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences

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Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences

Ming Hu (University of Maryland, USA)

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Building construction & materials

Paperback

What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches... [more]

$62.99

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Concrete - Case Studies in Conservation Practice

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Concrete - Case Studies in Conservation Practice

Catherine Croft, Susan Macdonald

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Museums & museology; Conservation of buildings & building materials

Paperback

The first title in a new series aimed at sharing best practices in the conservation of modern heritage. [more]

$95.00

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Designing with Society: A Capabilities Approach to Design, Systems Thinking and Social Innovation

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Designing with Society: A Capabilities Approach to Design, Systems Thinking...

Scott Boylston

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Architecture: professional practice

Hardback

This book explores an emerging design culture that rigorously applies systems thinking to the practice of design as a form... [more]

$242.00

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Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors

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Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors

Cj Lim (University College London UK), Ed Liu (Bartlett School of Planning University College London UK)

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Agriculture & related industries; Urban & municipal planning; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Hardback

Following on from the success of the first edition, Smartcities + Eco-Warriors (2010), this book is the latest innovative... [more]

$242.00

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Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences

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Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences

Ming Hu (University of Maryland, USA)

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Building construction & materials

Hardback

What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches... [more]

$242.00

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Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

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Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

Rob Fleming, Saglinda H Roberts

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Sustainable Design for the Built Environment marks the transition of sustainable design from a specialty service to the mainstream... [more]

$81.99

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