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Description - Movable Architecture by Ross Gilbert

Focusing on the requirement for energy-efficient sustainable architecture with a small carbon footprint, this book explores the many ways in which containers can be renovated to create housing and more. With environmentally friendly design, low associated costs and ease of mobility, containers could be a great future contributor to the development of low-carbon architecture. This book features a detailed analysis of over 40 container projects, each with their own prominent features. These are presented alongside landscape plans, technical drawings and text explanations. In addition to the case studies, design guidelines are supplied alongside information regarding the relevant construction standards for container buildings, making this book both inspirational and a practical source of resources for designers and architects. AUTHOR: Ross Gilbert, Managing Director of QED, leads a team of highly-qualified personnel with over 80 years of development and project management experience. He balances the management of a significant investment portfolio with expanding and delivering QED's development pipeline. His focus is not only on long-term regeneration projects, but also interim schemes that help to regenerate under-utilised, brownfield areas. SELLING POINTS: Recycling materials to build with is becoming increasingly acceptable and encouraged as the world moves towards greener architecture This book features creative container architecture and also focuses on its advantages from a green perspective Inspiration for architects and designers alike, this book promotes sustainable housing in an informative and accessible format 350 colour, 110 b/w images

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781864707694
ISBN-10: 1864707690
Format: Hardback
(300mm x 230mm x 0mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd
Publisher: Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2018
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Ross Gilbert

Ross Gilbert, Managing Director of QED, leads a team of highly-qualified personnel with over 80 years of development and project management experience. He balances the management of a significant investment portfolio with expanding and delivering QED's development pipeline. His focus is not only on long-term regeneration projects, but also interim schemes that help to regenerate under-utilised brownfield areas.

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