Sun, Wind and Light: Architectural Design Strategies / Edition 2

Sun, Wind and Light: Architectural Design Strategies / Edition 2

by G. Z. Brown, Mark DeKay
     
 

Architecture/Environment

How to design buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, light with the sky, and move into the future using on-site renewable resources

Developed for rapid use during schematic design, this book clarifies relationships between form and energy and gives designers tools for designing sustainably. It also:
* Applies the

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Overview

Architecture/Environment

How to design buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, light with the sky, and move into the future using on-site renewable resources

Developed for rapid use during schematic design, this book clarifies relationships between form and energy and gives designers tools for designing sustainably. It also:
* Applies the latest passive energy and lighting design research
* Organizes information by architectural elements at three scales:
* building groups, individual buildings, and building parts
* Brings design strategies to life with examples and practical design tools
* Features:
* 109 analysis techniques and design strategies
* More than 750 illustrations, sizing graphs, and tables
* Both inch-pound and metric units

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471348771
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
10.93(w) x 8.43(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1st Edition Preface.

Introduction.

ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES.

Climate as a Context.

Program and Use.

Form and Envelope.

Combining Climate, Program, and Form.

Electric and Hot Water Loads.

DESIGN STRATEGIES.

Building Groups.

Buildings.

Building Parts.

STRATEGIES FOR SUPPLEMENTING PASSIVE SYSTEMS.

Appendix A: Climate Data by Latitude/City.

Appendix B: Additional Climate Data.

Appendix C: Abbreviations and Units Conversions.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Indexes.

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