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Environmental Design: An Introduction for Architects and Engineers

Environmental Design: An Introduction for Architects and Engineers


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This book starts with some basic scientific principles and isses of air quality, noise and the greenhouse effect and then moves on to site planning, energy use, materials and building form. Natural ventilation systems, high efficiency mechanical equipment and alternative sources of energy are covered. The book concludes with a selection of detailed case studies of award winning projects - including the BRE Environment Office Building, winner of numerous architectural and engineering awards.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780419199304
Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date: 01/28/1995
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface Apologies and Acknowledgements. Units and abbreviations. Comfort, health and environmental physics. Buildings and energy balances. Building planning and design. Site planning. Materials and construction. Energy sources. Lighting. Engineering thermal

comfort. Water, waste disposal and appliances. Summary. Part Two. RMC International Headquarters. Grove Road Primary School. Queens Building, de Monfort University. The Charles Cryer Studio Theatre. Sutton House. The Environmental Building. The Millennium Centre, Dagenham. The

Beadles Theatre. Appendices: Environmental data and the psychometric chart. Calculation procedures. Acoustics. Photovoltaies. Index.

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