The Nature of a House
Building a World that Works

Is it possible for a group of the world’s most respected environmental scientists to truly practice what they preach? Can their expertise in climate change help them in transforming an old house and its nine acres into their new office...

160 pages
6 x 9
9 photos, 7 illustrations

Green Building Trends

The “green building revolution” is a worldwide movement for energy-efficient, environmentally aware architecture and design. Europe has been in the forefront of green building technology, and Green Building Trends: Europe...

192 pages
8 x 10
58 photos and illustrations

The Wayfinding Handbook
Information Design for Public Places

David Gibson

152 pages
8 x 7

The Re-creation of the European City
Governance, Territory, and Polycentricity

Edited by Rob Atkinson and Cristiana Rossignolo

Re-creation of the European City investigates the position of regions and cities both within Europe, and in a global context. It addresses the challenges that cities and city regions currently encounter: reconciling economic growth, dynamism, and...

288 pages
6.8 x 9.2

Urban Transformation
Understanding City Form and Design

How do cities transform over time? And why do some cities change for the better while others deteriorate? In articulating new ways of viewing urban areas and how they develop over time, Peter Bosselmann offers a stimulating guidebook for students...

336 pages
8 x 10
326 photos and illustrations

Green Urbanism Down Under
Learning from Sustainable Communities in Australia

In this immensely practical book, Timothy Beatley sets out to answer a simple question: what can Americans learn from Australians about “greening” city life? Green Urbanism Down Under reports on the current state of “...

280 pages
6 x 9
59 photos, 23 illustrations

Emerald Architecture
Case Studies in Green Building

A vital tool for everyone who wants to capitalize on the latest advances in sustainable design and construction, Emerald Architecture presents an abundance of “hard” information on the planning, design, and methods for green...

166 pages
8.5 x 11

Contractor's Guide to Green Building Construction
Management, Project Delivery, Documentation, and Risk Reduction

Thomas E. Glavinich

Written specifically for contractors, this "how-to" book enables you to meet the challenges of green building construction. You'll discover how constructing environmentally friendly, sustainable buildings influences project management, delivery,...

288 pages
9 x 8

Retooling for Growth
Building a 21st Century Economy in America's Older Industrial Areas

In this collection of essays, experts present new frameworks, cutting-edge analysis, and innovative policy solutions through which the nation's government, business, civic, and community leaders can sculpt a sustainable and supportable...

437 pages
6 x 9

Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems
Principles and Practices

Modern city dwellers are largely detached from the environmental effects of their daily lives. The sources of the water they drink, the food they eat, and the energy they consume are all but invisible, often coming from other continents, and...

296 pages
7 x 10
56 photos and illustrations


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