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020 _a9781118562376
020 _z9781118866498 (ebk)
020 _z9781118878613 (ebk)
040 _aDLC
082 0 0 _a720.47
100 1 _aChing, Frank,
245 1 0 _aGreen building illustrated /
_cFrancis D. K. Ching, Ian M. Shapiro.
260 _aHoboken :
_bJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc,
300 _aviii, 279 p. :
_bill. ;
_c28 cm.
504 _aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
520 _a"Francis D.K. Ching brings his signature graphic style to the topic of sustainable designIn the tradition of the classic Building Construction Illustrated, Francis D.K. Ching and Ian M. Shapiro offer a graphical presentation to the theory, practices, and complexities of sustainable design using an approach that proceeds methodically. From the outside to the inside of a building, they cover all aspects of sustainability, providing a framework and detailed strategies to design buildings that are substantively green. The book begins with an explanation of why we need to build green, the theories behind it and current rating systems before moving on to a comprehensive discussion of vital topics. These topics include site selection, passive design using building shape, water conservation, ventilation and air quality, heating and cooling, minimum-impact materials, and much more. Explains the fundamental issues of sustainable design and construction in a beautifully illustrated format Illustrated by legendary author, architect, and draftsman Francis D.K. Ching, with text by recognized engineer and researcher Ian M. Shapiro Ideal for architects, engineers, and builders, as well as students in these fields Sure to be the standard reference on the subject for students, professionals, and anyone interested in sustainable design and construction of buildings, Green Building Illustrated is an informative, practical, and graphically beautiful resource"--
520 _a"Provides a framework and detailed strategies to design buildings which are substantively green - Approaches design "from the outside in," first emphasizing community, then site design, and finally building shape, near-building features, outer envelope, unheated spaces, inner envelope, finishes, lighting, and heating Provides an in-depth technical exploration in an accessible style, targeting a wide audience"--
650 0 _aSustainable buildings
_xDesign and construction.
650 0 _aBuilding
650 7 _aARCHITECTURE / Sustainability & Green Design.
653 _bENGARC
655 _vtext book
700 1 _aShapiro, Ian M.
942 _2ddc
999 _c19083