Microclimatic Landscape Design: Creating Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency
Wiley, Aug 30, 1995 - Architecture - 193 pages
Creating Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency
Microclimatic Landscape Design shows designers how to work withnature to create climatically pleasant spaces for human activities.With remarkable clarity, it covers both the scientific backgroundand the design techniques needed for shaping spaces that increasecomfort and reduce energy consumption. This comprehensive,environmentally-sensitive guide:
For landscape architects, architects, contractors, and planners,Microclimatic Landscape Design is a concise, practical, andindispensable guide to improving the comfort of outdoor spaces andreducing the heating or cooling loads on buildings.