Green Building Illustrated

Green Building Illustrated

By: Ching, Francis D. K.; Shapiro, Ian M.

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Francis D.K. Ching brings his signature style to the topic of sustainable design

In the tradition of the classic "Building Construction Illustrated," Francis D.K. Ching offers a graphical presentation to the theory, practices, and complexities of sustainable design. From the outside to the inside of a building, he covers all aspects of sustainability, providing a framework and detailed strategies to design buildings that are substantively green. The book begins with an explanation of why we need to build green, the theories behind it, current ratings systems, and new directions in the industry before moving on to a comprehensive discussion of vital topics. These topics include site selection, passive design using building shape, water conservation, ventilation and air quality, active heating and cooling, minimum-impact materials, and much more.Explains the fundamental issues of sustainable design and construction in a beautifully illustrated formatWritten by legendary author, architect, and draftsman Francis D.K. ChingIdeal for architects, engineers, and builders, as well as students in these fields

Sure to be the standard reference on the subject for students, professionals, and anyone interested in sustainable design and construction of buildings, "Green Building Illustrated" is an informative, practical, and graphically beautiful resource.

Title: Green Building Illustrated

Author: Ching, Francis D. K.; Shapiro, Ian M.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Wiley: 2014-03-03

ISBN/UPC Number: 1118562372

ISBN/UPC Number 13: 9781118562376

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: new

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 9781118562376

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