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The Green Studio Handbook Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design by Alison G. Kwok, Walter T. Grondzik
  

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The Green Studio Handbook Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design by Alison G. Kwok, Walter T. Grondzik

The Green Studio Handbook remains an essential resource for design studios and professional practice. This extensive and user-friendly tool presents practical guidelines for the application of green strategies during the schematic design of buildings. Students and professionals can quickly get up to speed on system viability and sizing. Each of the forty-three environmental strategies includes a brief description of principles and concepts, step-by-step guidance to integrate the strategy during the early stages of design, annotated tables and charts to assist with preliminary sizing, key issues to consider when implementing the strategy, and pointers to further resources. Ten new in-depth case studies illustrate how diverse and successful green buildings integrated design projects and how the whole process comes together. This third edition features updated tables and charts that will help to save energy, water, and material resources during the early stages of design. More than 500 sketches and full-color images illustrate how to successfully apply strategies. A glossary, a project index listing 105 buildings in 20 countries, updated tables and drawings, and I-P and SI units increase the usefulness of The Green Studio Handbook.

About the Author

Alison G. Kwok is a registered architect and a Professor of Architecture at the University of Oregon, U.S. She has also taught in architecture programs in California, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and New York. Walter Grondzik is an architectural engineer and a Professor of Architecture at Ball State University, Indiana, U.S. He has also taught in architecture and architectural engineering programs in Florida, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Saudi Arabia.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd October 2017

Author

Alison G. Kwok, Walter T. Grondzik

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Publisher

Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd

Format

Hardback
422 pages

Categories

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design
Architectural structure & design
Architecture
Professional interior design
Architecture: professional practice
Environmentally-friendly architecture & design
Energy efficiency
Environmental science, engineering & technology

ISBN

9781138652255

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