Architecture, Engineering and Environment
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Architecture, Engineering and Environment by Dean Hawkes
Book DescriptionThis is the first in a series of books exploring the close relationship between architecture and engineering, and produced in association with Arup, the largest firm of consulting engineers in the world. This title addresses the ways in which architects and engineers collaborate in the design of ever more sophisticated systems of internal environmental control in buildings (lighting, heating, ventilation, acoustics etc), while keeping in mind considerations of energy efficiency, climate and local culture. The historical introduction reviews the environmental strand of architectural theory and practice, establishing the background for 20 critical studies of international contemporary buildings by major architects. Each of these is built in association with Arup and they cover a wide range of different functional types: offices, houses, universities, museums and sports facilities. The growing debate over the vulnerability of the global environment has given a new significance to the complex issues raised in this book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781856693226
(288mm x 235mm x mm)
Imprint: Laurence King Publishing
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dean Hawkes
Learning from Schools, Hardback (December 2015)
Learning from Schools is the third title to be published on the work of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios by Artifice books on architecture, with the previous titles being Dwelling Accordia and Education Architecture Urbanism, Three University Projects.
Modern Country Homes in England, Paperback (February 2010)
This book is based upon Barry Parker's essays and offers a critical evaluation of his designs and plans of gardens and houses.
Environmental Imagination, Paperback (September 2006)» View all books by Dean Hawkes
Explores the relationship between the poetic intentions and technical means of environmental design in architecture. This book includes essays on buildings which highlight the response of pioneering architects to various technologies of mechanical services and their influence on the form of buildings.
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Author Biography - Dean Hawkes
Wayne Forster and Dean Hawkes both teach at the Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University, the former as Lecturer in Architecture and the latter as Professor of Architectural Design.
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