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Sustainable Design: A Critical Guide (Architecture Briefs)

Sustainable Design: A Critical Guide (Architecture Briefs)


Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press 2012 Author: David Bergman ISBN: 9781568989419 Format: Softcover, 144pp, 215x180mm

Written for students and practitioners in the fields of architecture and interior design, Sustainable Design provides a concise overview of all the techniques available for reducing the energy footprint of structures and spaces.

With clear, simple language and a practical "can do" approach, author David Bergman covers everything from the profession's ethical responsibility, to design structures and spaces that sustain our natural resources, to specific considerations such as rainwater harvesting, graywater recycling, passive heating techniques, solar orientation, green roofs, wind energy, daylighting, indoor air quality, material evaluation and specification, and how to work with green building certification programs.

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