Introduction to Architectural Science

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Routledge, Jun 20, 2008 - Architecture - 360 pages
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Introducing the basics of architectural science, this book is an ideal reference, providing an understanding of the physical basis of architectural design. The knowledge gained from this book equips the reader with the tools to realize the full potential of the good intentions of sustainable, bioclimatic design.

All sections have been revised and updated for this second edition including more information on small scale energy generation methods and techniques. The book has also been reformatted to be even more accessible, with a larger page size and colour printing.
 

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Contents

Light the luminous environment
135
Sound the sonic environment
203
Resources
261
References
331
Further reading
333
Declaration of interdependence for a sustainable future
335
Environment Policy of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects
337
Index
339
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