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Environmental Design by Randall Thomas
Book DescriptionWritten and edited by a team of specialists at Max Fordham LLP, one of the UK's leading environmental and building services engineering consultancies, Environmental Design is the result of their extensive experience in designing environmentally-friendly buildings. The principles of their approach, which they have taught in numerous schools of architecture and engineering, are clearly presented here. The book starts with some basic scientific principles and environmental issues and then moves on to site planning, energy use, materials and building form. Natural ventilation systems, high-efficiency mechanical equipment and alternative energy sources are also covered. State-of-the-art buildings of exceptional quality are incorporated throughout the text and illustrate the authors' belief that environmentally responsible architecture can be visually exciting. They conclude with a selection of detailed case studies of award-winning projects - including, new for this third edition, Beaufort Court, King's Langley and the National Trust Headquarters, Swindon. This book is essential reading for architects, engineers, planners and students of these disciplines.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415363341
(246mm x 189mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Randall Thomas
Sustainable Urban Design, Paperback (December 2008)
By the end of the 21st Century it is thought that three-quarters of the world's population will be urban. This book addresses that making these cities healthy, vibrant and sustainable is an exceptional challenge. It sets out some of the basic principles of the design of our cities and, illustrates how these ideas can be put into practice.
Environments of Architecture, Hardback (October 2007)
Aims to set out considerations useful to produce appropriate internal environments in the context of a discussion on the effect of building decisions on the environment. This book shows that the built environment can contribute more positively to the planet and the pleasure of places as well as answering the practical demands of comfort.
Urban Lifeworld, Hardback (November 2001)
This volume of scholarly essays, the result of detailed research, contributes to our understanding of the cultural role of cities by offering a new approach to the analysis of the urban experience.
Photovoltaics and Architecture, Paperback (March 2001)» View all books by Randall Thomas
This new guide provides an overview of how PVs work and how they are incorporated in the design of buildings. Seven contemporary case studies illustrate the use and application of photovoltaic systems.
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Author Biography - Randall Thomas
Randall Thomas has been active in practice and teaching for over thirty years. He is visiting Professor in Architectural Science at Kingston University, UK, and has been a Partner of Max Fordham LLP since 1987.
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