Environment, Technology and Sustainability by Hocine BougdahEnvironment, Technology and Sustainability by Hocine Bougdah

Environment, Technology and Sustainability

byHocine Bougdah, Stephen SharplesEditorHocine Bougdah

Paperback | August 24, 2009

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This second volume in the Technologies of Architecture series - the only series of books tuned to the architectural technology syllabus - explores the environmental influences on building design.
Looking particularly at sustainable building, a holistic view is taken, so that the influence of any one set of choices on other areas - such as the trade-off of daylighting against thermal insulation, or the balance needed between heating and ventilation - are not overlooked. The authors discuss available technologies for establishing a suitable microclimate within buildings, for managing the transmission of sound and for minimizing the exploitation of scarce energy and of other resources.
Using the perspective of a designer who needs a sound scientific basis for arriving at the optimum outcome, this valuably informative volume is ideal for architectural technology students, as well as first and second year architecture students.
Title:Environment, Technology and SustainabilityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.7 inPublished:August 24, 2009Publisher:Taylor & FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415403790

ISBN - 13:9780415403795

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Table of Contents

Introduction  Part 1: Buildings and Climate Design  Part 2: Buildings and Low Energy Design  Part 3: Energy Systems and Services in Buildings  Part 4: Buildings and Lighting Design  Part 5: Acoustic Design and the Aural Environment  Part 6: Sustainable Building Design  Part 7: Case Studies