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Architecture and Systems Ecology Thermodynamic Principles of Environmental Building Design, in Three Parts

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ISBN-10: 1138846074

ISBN-13: 9781138846074

Edition: 2016

Authors: William W. Braham

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Modern buildings are both wasteful machines that can be made more efficient and instruments of the massive, metropolitan system engendered by the power of high-quality fuels. A comprehensive method of environmental design must reconcile the techniques of efficient building design with the radical urban and economic reorganization that we face. Over the coming century, we will be challenged to return to the renewable resource base of the eighteenth-century city with the knowledge, technologies, and expectations of the twenty-first-century metropolis. This book explores the architectural implications of systems ecology, which extends the principles of thermodynamics from the…    
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 8/20/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English