Tuesday, September 3, 2013
English | | 2011 | 272 pages | PDF | 76 MB
Recognition of the significant contribution of green building has led to great changes across the construction industry. Architects, designers, building professionals can measure the impact on the performance of buildings that it brings. In the transformation towards greater sustainability this book contributes by stressing the importance of energy efficiency in the commercial and residential building stock. It also illustrates the great financial and environmental benefits of green architecture. Under the headings: Building Strategy, Building Materials, Building Structure - and featuring Granville New Homes and BDP Studio in Manchester - numerous built examples of good practice by leading architects are presented complete with architect, location, site/project description, an account of materials used, plans and fine photography.