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Green Architecture: Advanced Technologies and Materials

Green Architecture: Advanced Technologies and Materials

By Osman Attmann

Surveys new developments, innovative techniques, and emerging technologies that support environmentally responsive architecture!

Price: $75.00
ISBN: 9780071625012
Product Code: 9800821625012
Year: 2009
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 368
Publisher: McGraw-Hill


Written by an architect specializing in green materials and methods, this GreensSource book presents all of the information you need to design efficient, environmentally friendly, economical, and sustainable buildings. Green Architecture surveys new developments, innovative techniques, and emerging technologies that support environmentally responsive architecture.

Residential, commercial, and institutional high-performance buildings are discussed. This architectural resource includes details on green building rating systems, energy generation and retention, water and waste management, and green building materials.

In-depth case studies highlight:

  • Advanced green buildings
  • Active and passive solar buildings
  • Self-sufficient, off-the-grid modular and mobile systems
  • And solar-decathlon competition projects