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A text for architectural design studio courses, geared to inspire design ideas and to help students understand the energy consequence of design decisions. Concentrates on the analysis of sun, wind, and light resources of a particular site and climate. Also offers design strategies organized by building groups, buildings and building parts, and provides strategies for supplementing passive systems. Includes over 200 beautifully rendered architectural illustrations.
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Architecture/Sustainability & Green Design
Design net-zero energy buildings that heat and power with the sun, cool with the wind, light with the sky.The updated sustainable design classic * Doubled content * Focused on designing for Architecture 2030 carbon-neutral performance targets * Tools to connect related strategies
Developed for rapid use during schematic design, this book clarifies relationships between form and energy and gives designers tools for designing sustainably. Part I-VII: 400-page printed book (free download)* Multiple aids for navigation
* A new knowledge structure for net-zero design
* 7 synergies and 9 strategy bundles
* 6 high-performance building assessment methods* Condensed versions of favorite strategies and toolsPart VIII-IX: 450 Page electronic book* Searchable PDF documents* Over 100 preliminary design strategies* 29 design analysis techniquesDigital Extras (free download)* The SWL Tools spreadsheet for net-zero design (62 pages)* Climate Calendars data spreadsheets for U.S. climates (28 cities)* 700 pages of Climatic Context reports for U.S. climate regions
G. Z. Brown is a registered architect and professor of architecture at the University of Oregon. He is the coauthor of Inside Out: Design Procedures for Passive Environmental Technologies and the design software Energy Scheming.
Mark DeKay is a registered architect and Professor of architecture at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He is a Fulbright Scholar, a Climate Reality Leadership Corps member, author of Integral Sustainable Design: Transformative Perspectives, and editor of the UT/Redvector.com online Sustainable Design and Green Building continuing education program
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Book Description Wiley, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0471895067