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Climate and Architecture

Climate and Architecture


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About the Book

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.


About the Author:

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


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780415563093
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publisher Imprint: Routledge
  • Depth: 13
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 13 mm
  • Width: 239 mm
  • ISBN-10: 0415563097
  • Publisher Date: 01 Nov 2009
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Height: 262 mm
  • No of Pages: 168
  • Series Title: English
  • Weight: 572 gr


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