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SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: AN OVERVIEW. Kuppaswamy Iyengar. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New York, 2015. 294 pp. with 240 ills. (93 col.). 28 x 22 cm. LC 2014-31955 ISBN 9780415702348 In English.
Paperbound edition also available; see Worldwide 166385. Publisher's description: This book is a guide to a sustainable design process that moves from theory, to site and energy use, to building systems, and finally to evaluation and case studies, so you can integrate design and technology for effective sustainable building. Kuppaswamy Iyengar shows you how to get it right the first time, use free energy systems, and utilise technologies that minimize fossil fuel use. Each chapter has a sustainable design overview, technical details and strategies marked by clear sections, a summary, and further resources. Heavily illustrated with charts, tables, drawings, photographs, and case studies, the book shows technologies and concepts integrated into cohesive project types, from small and large office spaces to single and multiuse residences, hospitals, schools, restaurants, and warehouses to demonstrate implementing your designs to meet clients' needs now and for the future. Includes an overview of alternate assessment and evaluation systems such as BREEAM, CASBEE, GBTool, Green Globes alongside LEED, ECOTECT, energy 10, HEED and eQuest simulation programs.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Architecture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 166384
Hardcover $180.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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