Solar Architecture: Strategies Visions, Concepts


Advanced new technologies and sophisticated planning systems for architecture beyond the age of fossile fuels.

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Advanced new technologies and sophisticated planning systems for architecture beyond the age of fossile fuels.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783764307479
  • Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag
  • Publication date: 11/13/2003
  • Series: In Detail Ser.
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 11.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Toward Solar Architecture 8
From Passive Utilization to Smart Solar Architecture 12
Solar Technology - From Innovative Building Skin to Energy-Efficient Renovation 26
Solar Concepts for Building 38
Utilizing Daylight 56
Projects 70
Passive-Energy Terraced Housing in Dornbirn 72
Housing Estate in Kolding 78
Passive-Energy Terraced Housing in Ulm 82
Point Blocks in Innsbruck 88
Lawyer's Practice in Rothis 94
Sports Hall in Wangi 98
Secondary School in Klaus 102
Conference and Exhibition Building in Osnabruck 108
Office Building in Solihull 112
Administration Building in Recanati 118
Administration Building in Landquart 124
Adminsitration Building in Wurzburg 130
Solar Factory in Brunswick 136
Academy in Herne 142
Conversion of Reichstag Building into German Bundestag in Berlin 148
Glossary 160
Bibliography 168
Architects 170
Authors 174
Illustration credits 176
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