Green Architecture: Advanced Technologies and Materials

by: Osman Attmann


Abstract: A GreenSource guide to sustainable architecture. This new GreenSource book includes information on green technologies and materials needed to design and construct energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, and sustainable buildings. Green Architecture surveys and illustrates new developments, innovative techniques, and advanced technologies that will help restore the balance between the user and the natural environment. The book aids architects in understanding the engineering side of the design process. U.S. and international case studies are included.
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Title: Green Architecture: Advanced Technologies and Materials

Publisher: : New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2010 Osman Attmann

ISBN: 9780071625012

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Osman Attmann is an architect and associate professor at the College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado.

Description: A GreenSource guide to sustainable architecture. This new GreenSource book includes information on green technologies and materials needed to design and construct energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, and sustainable buildings. Green Architecture surveys and illustrates new developments, innovative techniques, and advanced technologies that will help restore the balance between the user and the natural environment. The book aids architects in understanding the engineering side of the design process. U.S. and international case studies are included.