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A green vitruvius : principles and practice of sustainable architectural design

Author: Vivienne Brophy; J Owen Lewis
Publisher: London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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2000 years ago the roman architect Marcus Vitruvius Pollio wrote the ten books on architecture establishing the concept of the pattern book offering design principles and solutions that is still referred to in every architect's education. A Green Vitruvius is intended as a green pattern book for today. Now fully updated, this well established textbook provides advice suitable for undergraduate and post graduate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brophy, Vivienne.
Green vitruvius.
London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2011
(DLC) 2011003267
(OCoLC)705350657
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vivienne Brophy; J Owen Lewis
ISBN: 9781136528712 1136528717 9781849776929 184977692X
OCLC Number: 801404294
Description: 1 online resource (146 pages)
Contents: Cover; A Green Vitruvius; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; The Green Building; The Imperative to Green Design; Architectural Quality, Quality of Service; Section 1: Process; Introduction; Inception; Design; Tender; Construction; Operation; Refurbishment; Section 2: Issues; Introduction; Comfort; Health; Environment; Objectives; Section 3: Strategies; Introduction; Urban and Neighbourhood; Site Selection and Analysis; Site Planning; Building Form; Building Envelope; Finishes; Services, Equipment and Controls; Renovation; Section 4: Elements; Components; Materials; Section 5: Evaluation. IntroductionDesign Evaluation Tools; Building Performance Simulation Tools; Environmental Rating Systems; Life Cycle Cost; References; Index.
Responsibility: Vivienne Brophy and J. Owen Lewis.
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