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By William W. Braham,Daniel Willis

ISBN-10: 0415639298

ISBN-13: 9780415639293

ISBN-10: 0415639301

ISBN-13: 9780415639309

Does power intake effect architectural sort? may still extra energy-efficient constructions glance diversified? Can that "look" be used to provide an explanation for or improve their functionality?

Architecture and Energy presents architects and architectural theorists with harder arguments for environmental layout judgements, arguments addressing 3 assorted scales or facets of latest development. via drawing jointly essays from the major specialists within the box, this publication engages with the most important concerns in sustainable layout, such as:

The greater function of power in forming the cultural and monetary platforms within which structure is conceived, built, and evaluated

The diverse measures and meanings of strength "performance" and the way these measures are learned in buildings

The particular ways that strength use interprets into the obvious facets of architectural style.

Drawing on study from the united kingdom, US, Europe, and Asia the ebook outlines the issues surrounding strength and structure and offers the reader with a thought of assessment of this crucial subject.

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