This unique book and DVD is an interactive learning environment composed of seven content areas: building form, envelopes, structures, climate control systems, renewable energy, lighting, and landscape design. Each of these content areas is subdivided into learning modules introducing the subject matter and investigates best practices for climate responsive and ecologically sustainable building design and construction. The DVD will help visualize and engage with concepts that may otherwise be too ambiguous or difficult to comprehend in a book format.The spherical forms of a planetarium and a rainforest terrarium appear to push up the surface of the roof plane from the interior of the building below, creating hill- like forms on the rooftop. The hills, composed of two large mounds along withanbsp;...
|Title||:||Best Practices in Sustainable Building Design|
|Author||:||Shahin Vassig, Ebru Ozer, Thomas Spiegelhalter|
|Publisher||:||J. Ross Publishing - 2012-10-11|