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HOT TO COLD: An Odyssey of Architectural Adaptation / by BIG

HOT TO COLD: An Odyssey of Architectural Adaptation / by BIG

DKK 399,00

Bjarke Ingels
TASCHEN
9783836557399

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Extreme innovation: From the Arabian desert to the Finnish tundra, the immense possibilities of adaptive architecture After the global success of YES IS MORE, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group presents HOT TO COLD, an odyssey of architectural adaptation. The book coincides with the HOT TO COLD show at the National Building Museum in Washington DC and presents 60 case studies in harsh climate conditions in order to examine where and how we live on our planet. As we travel from one end of the spectrum to its opposite we will see that the more harsh the climate gets, the more intense its impact on the architecture. The central challenge is to mitigate the climatic extremes for hospitable human life, while finding solutions that can be both economically and environmentally profitable. Architecture is the art and science of accommodating the lives we want to live. Our cities and buildings aren''t givens; they are the way they are because that is as far as we have gotten to date.

150 Best Sustainable House Ideas

150 Best Sustainable House Ideas

DKK 305,00

Francesc Zamora
Harper Design
9780062315496

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Highlighting the latest innovations in sustainable housing, this newest volume in the successful 150 Best series focuses on houses that have incorporated new methods of construction, layout, and design to create environmentally friendly homes. Exploring current housing trends from around the world, 150 Best Sustainable Home Ideas features the latest innovations used in creating environmentally friendly home design, including renewable heating and cooling solutions such as solar paneling, wind energy systems, thermal glazing, and trombe walls. The beautiful and inviting case examples featured were designed by acclaimed professionals in the field who have achieved practical, innovative, and stunning solutions adapted to the specific needs and tastes of their clients.

Sustainable Houses

Sustainable Houses

DKK 385,00

Jacobo Krauel
Links
9788415492825

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Sustainability, by no means a passing trend, is the necessary direction that architecture will have to take in the near future. Driven by necessity, as well as by a progressive and daring spirit, many architects are branching out into new, uncharted directions, designing efficient, autonomous energy systems or taking advantage of the properties in high-tech materials such as steel and glass for conserving energy. The present volume offers a careful selection of new projects by emerging architects which provide an interesting panorama of languages and techniques applied to the rich and dynamic field of sustainable architecture. All explanatory texts, floor plans and construction details have been contributed by the architects themselves, making this an invaluable and up-to-date resource on the current state of sustainable design.

Global Design

Global Design

DKK 445,00

Peder Anker, Louise Harpman, Mitchell Joachim
Prestel
9783791353586

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Global warming poses new challenges to the architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design communities. The immediate response has been a turn toward a host of energy-saving technologies. What has rarely been addressed, however, is the problem of scale. How can designers make sure that global solutions do not come at the expense of local cultures and environments? By placing human rational, emotional, technological, and social needs at the center of our environmental concerns, this book proposes a new global design initiative. The aim is to develop a language of design that can create proximity between individual responsibility and the current global environmental crisis. These featured projects showcase leading-edge design innovations at multiple scales. Global Design NYU directors Peder Anker, Louise Harpman, and Mitchell Joachim discuss various ways in which design can reformat the unfortunate separation between humans and the natural world.

New Energies: Land Art Generator Initiative, Copenhagen

New Energies: Land Art Generator Initiative, Copenhagen

DKK 499,00

Elizabeth Monoian, Robert Ferry
Prestel
9783791353692

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The top entries from the 2014 Land Art Generator Initiative competition are profiled in this volume that brings together innovative work from architects, scientists, landscape architects, artists, and engineers engaged in the innovation of art and clean energy. Founded in 2009, the Land Art Generator Initiative, or LAGI, was created to encourage the design and construction of public art installations that have the added benefit of utility scale clean energy generation. The biennial competition, which receives submissions from around the world, is this year being held in Copenhagen, Denmark--a city that is moving towards carbon neutral status by 2025. The design site is a manmade island in Copenhagen''s harbor that is rich in history and possesses stunning views. Fifty of the best entries for the competition are profiled in this volume in detailed spreads that include illustrations, photographs, and profiles of those involved in the planning and design. Essays explore the role sustainability.

Public Produce: Cultivating Our Parks, Plazas, and Streets for Healthier Cities

Public Produce: Cultivating Our Parks, Plazas, and Streets for Healthier Cities

DKK 180,00

Darrin Nordahl
Island Press
9781610915496

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Plum and pear trees shade park benches in Kamloops, British Columbia. Tomatoes and cucumbers burst forth from planters at City Hall in Provo, Utah. Strawberries and carrots flourish along the sunny sidewalks of a Los Angeles neighborhood. The idea that public land could be used creatively to grow fresh food for local citizens was beginning to gain traction when Public Produce was first published in 2009, but there were few concrete examples of action. Today, things are different: fruits and vegetables are thriving in parks, plazas, along our streets, and around our civic buildings. This revised edition of Public Produce profiles the many communities and community officials that are rethinking the role of public space in cities, and shows how places as diverse as parking lots and playgrounds can sustain health and happiness through fresh produce. But these efforts produce more than food. Revitalizing urban areas, connecting residents with their neighborhoods, fruits and vegetables in our gathering spots.

Green First! 
Earth Friendly Design

Green First! Earth Friendly Design

DKK 399,00

Sandu Cultural Media
Gingko Press
9781584235613

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The desire for design that is as friendly to the environment as it is to the eye has driven creative thinkers to new heights in their work, the very best of which are captured in Green First! A variety of projects ranging from whimsical planters and 8-bit campaigns raising awareness about endangered species, to furniture made from repurposed construction materials and creative energy solutions display how designers have risen to the challenge of green design. The works often utilize new, more environmentally-friendly materials or upcycled products to create exciting and surprising designs that engage and inspire, while still reminding those who encounter them of the ever-present need to care for our environment. Alongside the vibrant images and campaigns are insightful comments from the designers and brands behind the designs, which include the World Wildlife Foundation, American Apparel, Tesco, Adidas and more.

Bio Design: Nature Science Creativity

Bio Design: Nature Science Creativity

DKK 255,00

William Myers
Thames & Hudson
9780500291504

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Bio Design examines some seventy projects (concepts, prototypes and completed designs) that cover the fields of architecture, industrial processes, education, fine art, material engineering and bioengineering. Each project is illustrated by a short text, images and captions that combine to explain the problems the venture tackles, and how living materials and processes were harnessed to solve them in sustainable and aesthetically pleasing ways. Designers and artists have always looked to nature for inspiration and materials, but only recently have they been able to alter and incorporate living organisms in their work. In a world with finite resources and a growing population, design that mimics or appropriates the sustainable template of nature is likely to prove as vital as it is novel. Many of the solutions also provoke thought about manipulating life for human ends. From bacteria that can spin microfibrils of pure cellulose for use in the clothing industry to ess detergent instead of faeces.

Green Walls Green Roofs: Designing Sustainable Architecture

Green Walls Green Roofs: Designing Sustainable Architecture

DKK 379,00

Gina Tsarounas
The Images Publishing Group
9781864705522

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Sustainable architecture is one of the most popular trends today. With dense urban living and less green space available, green walls and roofs are helping to fill that gap. These living structures can be created with vegetation, which helps to absorb rainwater, provide insulation, and lower temperatures while creating a habitat for natural flora and fauna. ''Green Walls Green Roofs'' features projects from all over the world, showing how these elements work in various climates. Ranging from the tropical houses in Singapore to inner-city buildings in North America, this richly illustrated book will show you how living architecture can enrich our world.

Building Better - Sustainable Architecture for Family Homes

Building Better - Sustainable Architecture for Family Homes

DKK 448,00

Sofia Borges, Sven Ehmann, Robert Klanten
Gestalten
9783899555127

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Sustainability and energy efficiency play a critical role for anyone building or renovating a house. Thankfully, architects from around the world are now developing single-family homes that combine ecological responsibility with contemporary and imaginative design. Building Better is an engaging visual showcase of outstanding environmentally friendly houses. It not only offers an insightful exploration of the latest developments in sustainable design, but it also takes an in-depth look at the high performance building materials and technical data involved in each featured project. In the book, architects and homeowners work together to find unique and aesthetically compelling ways to build more sustainably. Melding client desires with real world pragmatism, these efficient homes present a diverse spectrum of solutions that include everything from state of the art climate control systems to ancient, passive, and renewable building techniques.

Greening Asia - Emerging Principles For Sustainable Architecture

Greening Asia - Emerging Principles For Sustainable Architecture

DKK 589,00

Nirmal Kishnani
FuturArc
9789810701161

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The transition from green to sustainable requires new tools for thinking, new descriptors that reflect both the mitigation of impact and resilience to adverse change. A number of recently completed projects from across Asia go beyond the current conventions of greening. Individually, they speak to the diversity of this wide and varied region; collectively, they illustrate six principles that could together form a path to sustainability. Author Nirmal Kishnani details more than 30 projects in photos, drawings and texts, demonstrating the rise of long-term, locally-oriented and community-specific solutions in architectural practice, from Bangladesh to the Philippines and from Vietnam to Taiwan.

Building for a Changing Culture and Climate - World Atlas of Sustainable Architecture

Building for a Changing Culture and Climate - World Atlas of Sustainable Architecture

DKK 935,00

Ulrich Pfammatter
DOM Publishers
9783869222820

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The author of this book aims to encourage an awareness of sustainability as it is implemented across all areas of planning and design, and the ability to think and act on this knowledge. This book will explore in genuine depth the sustainable strategies that could be applied, along with the practical work of key figures in the built environment, setting these against historical experiences and traditional cultures. It also aimes to revive the discourse around these subjects. Achieving this will require the involvement of architects and structural, energy and environmental engineers, construction businesses and specialists, research institutes and universities. The five chapters and 333 show-cased projects reflect important stages in the architectural and engineering-based design process, stages which need to be addressed when dealing with sustainable strategies in the built environment.

Green Dream - How Future Cities Can Outsmart Nature

Green Dream - How Future Cities Can Outsmart Nature

DKK 359,00

Winy Maas
NAI Publishers
9789056628628

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The Why Factory at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands dreams of the seemingly unattainable Green City. However, there remains confusion about what ''green'' means for design, architecture and urbanism. Green is fashionable, but its design potentials remain unexplored. This book questions what is currently labelled as ''green'' and, in conjunction with various experts, elaborates upon how it ought to be defined. It challenges architectural conventions and looks into the wide range of possibilities for new green architecture.

Rural Studio at Twenty: Designing and Building in Hale County, Alabama

Rural Studio at Twenty: Designing and Building in Hale County, Alabama

DKK 298,00

Andrew Freear, Elena Barthel
Princeton Architectural Press
9781616891534

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For two decades the students of Auburn University''s Rural Studio have designed and built remarkable houses and community buildings for impoverished residents of Alabama''s Hale County, one of the poorest in the nation. Our critically acclaimed bestseller Rural Studio (2002) showed how salvaged lumber, bricks, discarded tires, hay-and-waste cardboard bales, concrete rubble, colored bottles, carpet tiles, and old license plates were transformed into inexpensive buildings that were also models of sustainable architecture. Rural Studio at Twenty chronicles the evolution of the legendary program, founded by (MacArthur Genius Grant and AIA Gold Medal winner) Samuel Mockbee, and showcases an impressive portfolio of projects. Part monograph, part handbook, and part manifesto, Rural Studio at Twenty is a must-read for any architect, community advocate, professor, or student as a model for engaging place through design.

Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy

Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy

DKK 135,00

Elly Blue
Microcosm Publishing
9781621060031

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Bikenomics provides a compelling new perspective on ways to get around, transporting our families, going to work and how do we chose to spend our money.Bikenomics is a workable lifestyle that could help bring personal need with sustainable economical growth for most cities, communes and nations around the globe. The book tells stories of people, businesses, organizations and cities who are investing in two-wheeled transportation. The multifaceted North american bicycle movement is revealed, with its contradictions and challenges, successes, and visions.

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Opdateret d. 02. Juni 2015