The Architectural Expression of Environmental Control Systems [NOOK Book]

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The Architectural Expression of Environmental Control Systems examines the way project teams can approach the design and expression of both active and passive environmental control systems in a more creative way. Using seminal case studies from around the world and interviews with the architects and environmental engineers involved, the book illustrates innovative responses to client, site and user requirements, focusing upon elegant design solutions to a perennial problem. This book will inspire architects, ...
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The Architectural Expression of Environmental Control Systems

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Overview

The Architectural Expression of Environmental Control Systems examines the way project teams can approach the design and expression of both active and passive environmental control systems in a more creative way. Using seminal case studies from around the world and interviews with the architects and environmental engineers involved, the book illustrates innovative responses to client, site and user requirements, focusing upon elegant design solutions to a perennial problem. This book will inspire architects, building scientists and building services engineers to take a more creative approach to the design and expression of environmental control systems - whether active or passive, whether they influence overall building form or design detail.
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'The material is presented honestly and personally and, in addition to providing a detailed record of the experience of the case-studies and interviews with their designers, represents a distillation and recounting or priorities and concerns of the author over a 30 year academic career.' - Building Research and Information
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135920517
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/2/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • File size: 22 MB
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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Thermal environmental control systems and their potential for expression 10
Ch. 3 Recent developments in the expression of thermal environmental control systems 19
Ch. 4 Institute of Technical Education (ITE), Bishan, Singapore 54
Ch. 5 The Science Park, Gelsenkirchen, Germany 68
Ch. 6 Gotz Headquarters, Wurzburg, Germany 80
Ch. 7 Central Library, Phoenix, Arizona, USA 91
Ch. 8 RAC Regional Centre, Bristol, UK 105
Ch. 9 The Scottish Office, Edinburgh, UK 116
Ch. 10 Inland Revenue Offices, Nottingham, UK 128
Ch. 11 Hail 26, Hannover Fair, Germany 142
Ch. 12 Tokyo Gas 'Earth Port', Yokohama, Japan 153
Ch. 13 Eastgate Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe 164
Ch. 14 UNSW Red Centre, Sydney, Australia 181
Ch. 15 RWE Headquarters, Essen, Germany 195
Ch. 16 Glaxo-Wellcome Headquarters, London, UK 205
Ch. 17 Torrent Research Centre, Ahmedabad, India 217
Ch. 18 Menara Umno, Penang, Malaysia 232
Ch. 19 Overview, issues and trends 243
Index 261
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