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Climate and Architecture

by Torben Dahl

Climate and Architecture Synopsis

Provides a critical overview of the main climate influences which shape the design of buildings. Written by experts in their field, the book contains the latest research into climatic design supported by case studies and examples drawn from both historic and modernist practice from Europe and around the world. Beautifully illustrated with photographs, diagrams and building plans, the book sets out the environmental basis for sustainable design into the 21st century. A key focus of the book is the relationship between climate and comfort with various strategies outlined for different regions of the world and for different building types. Presents the science of environmental design as an uplifting experience and one which enriches the culture of architecture both aesthetically and socially.

Climate and Architecture Press Reviews

On balance, this book would make a useful addition to one's professional library or for the enthusiast. It is a beautifully presented publication. - Construction Management and Economics

Book Information

ISBN: 9780415563093
Publication date: 5th November 2009
Author: Torben Dahl
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 168 pages
Categories: Architectural structure & design,

About Torben Dahl

Torben Dahl is head of the Research Institute 2 at the School of Architecture, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts

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