Sun, Wind, and Light; Architectural Design Strategies / Edition 1

Sun, Wind, and Light; Architectural Design Strategies / Edition 1

by G. Z. Brown, V. Cartwright
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471820636

ISBN-13: 9780471820635

Pub. Date: 04/09/1985

Publisher: Wiley

A text for architectural design studio courses, geared to inspire design ideas and to help students understand the energy consequence of design decisions. Concentrates on the analysis of sun, wind, and light resources of a particular site and climate. Also offers design strategies organized by building groups, buildings and building parts, and provides strategies for

Overview

A text for architectural design studio courses, geared to inspire design ideas and to help students understand the energy consequence of design decisions. Concentrates on the analysis of sun, wind, and light resources of a particular site and climate. Also offers design strategies organized by building groups, buildings and building parts, and provides strategies for supplementing passive systems. Includes over 200 beautifully rendered architectural illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471820635
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/09/1985
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
11.02(w) x 8.49(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES.

Climate as a Context.

Program and Use.

Form and Envelope.

Combining Climate, Program and Form.

DESIGN STRATEGIES.

Building Groups.

Buildings.

Building Parts.

STRATEGIES FOR SUPPLEMENTING PASSIVE SYSTEMS.

Electric Lighting: Tasks.

Bibliography.

Glossary.

Indexes.

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