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Sun, wind and light : architectural design strategies

Author: G Z Brown; Mark DeKay; D Barbhaya
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : English

Architecture/Environment How to design buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, light with the sky, and move into the future using on-site renewable resources Developed for rapid use  Read more...


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Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: G Z Brown; Mark DeKay; D Barbhaya
OCLC Number: 472472890
Notes: Originally published: New York : John Wiley, ©2001. 2nd ed.
Contents: Preface. 1st Edition Preface. Introduction. ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES. Climate as a Context. Program and Use. Form and Envelope. Combining Climate, Program, and Form. Electric and Hot Water Loads. DESIGN STRATEGIES. Building Groups. Buildings. Building Parts. STRATEGIES FOR SUPPLEMENTING PASSIVE SYSTEMS. Appendix A: Climate Data by Latitude/City. Appendix B: Additional Climate Data. Appendix C: Abbreviations and Units Conversions. Glossary. Bibliography. Indexes.
Responsibility: G.Z. Brown, Mark DeKay ; illustrations, V. Cartwright [and others] ; research team, D. Barbhaya [and others].


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"No architect should neglect to follow the advice that it gives." (Center for Education in the Built Environment, August 2002)

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