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Emerald Architecture: Case Studies in Green Building

Emerald Architecture: Case Studies in Green Building

A full-color collection of 24 in-depth case studies of sustainable structures and facilities!

Price: $64.95
ISBN: 9780071544115
Product Code: 0071544119
Year: 2008
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 166
Publisher: McGraw-Hill


Turn to Emerald Architecture for a full-color collection of 24 in-depth case studies of sustainable structures and facilities.

Packed with more than 200 design-inspiring photos and illustrations, this beautiful architectural guide presents design data and specifications from a wide variety of projects, including:

  • Schools
  • Offices
  • Labs
  • Libraries
  • Government buildings
  • And even a summer camp!

For each case study, Emerald Architecture: Case Studies in Green Building gives a description of the building, how it works, and how successful it has been.

In addition, each case study includes:

  • Architectural details, elevations, and floor plans
  • Photos and illustrations
  • Site plans
  • Product sources and credits
  • Key building parameters
  • Charts for tracking climate and rainfall
  • LEED scores and ratings

In order to help meet this crucial need, Emerald Architecture offers you a full-color collection of 24 in-depth case studies of green buildings that are as attractive as they are sustainable. For each of the cutting-edge projects included, Emerald Architecture provides a lucid description of the building itself, how it works, and an evaluation of how successful it has been.

If you're designing green buildings, you need Emerald Architecture: Case Studies in Green Building as your guide!