The HOK Guidebook to Sustainable Design
ISBN 10: 0471696137 / 0-471-69613-7
ISBN 13: 9780471696131
Publication Date: 2005
The practical reference guide on the integration of sustainable, high performance design covers major sustainability issues on an introductory level. Newly updated, this edition emphasizes the project process, cost implications, case studies, and lessons learned from HOK's wide range of project experiences. You'll find:
- Coverage of issues and design strategies related to site planning and design, energy and water conservation, materials selection and specification, and interior environmental quality.
- Concise checklists of issues to consider at each stage of the design process, accompanied by detailed how-to guidance.
- New chapters on post occupancy evaluations and greening your practice.
- A detailed glossary of terms.
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REAL-World Design Tool for Sustainable Design
This comprehensive, updated edition of the definitive reference on sustainable design includes extensive new design process information, updated case studies, and post- occupancy evaluations organized to support use of the USGBC's LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System. Complete with practical tools and real-world examples, this hands-on reference for architects, engineers, planners, landscape architects, interior designers, construction contractors, building owners and operators, and students includes:
- Eighteen case studies reflecting HOK's own application of sustainable design principles to real buildings, several with postoccupancy evaluations that demonstrate how sustainable design can be practical, cost-effective, and good for both buildings and business
- "Ten Key Steps" provide a road map for the integrated multidisciplinary design process that is essential to successful sustainable design projects
- Concise checklists of actions to consider at each step in the process, followed by detailed how-to information and guidance on best practices organized by the LEED® categories: sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy & atmosphere, materials & resources, and indoor environmental quality
- Building type-specific guidance on how to apply sustainable design to airports, convention centers, correctional facilities, health care facilities, laboratories, museums, office buildings, and commercial interiors
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