More Details about Green Building Illustrated

General Information  
Author(s)Francis D K Ching and Ian Shapiro
PublisherJohn Wiley
Publish YearApril 2014


Green Building Illustrated is a must–read for students and professionals in the building industry. The combination of incredibly expressive illustrations and accessible technical writing make concepts of green building on paper as intuitive as they would be if you toured a space with experts in sustainable building. The authors of Green Building Illustrated deliver clear and intelligent text, augmented by straightforward but compelling illustrations describing green building basics. This comprehensive book covers everything from the definition of green building, to details of high performance design, to sensible applications of renewable energy. This is a book with appeal for all architects and designers, because it addresses general principles such as holistic and integrated design, along with practical realities like affordability and energy codes. Green Building Illustrated describes a pathway for reaching Architecture 2030 s carbon emission reduction targets for the built environment.

Key Features:-

  • Explains the fundamental issues of sustainable design and construction in a beautifully illustrated
  • Illustrated by legendary author, architect, and draftsman Francis D.K. Ching, with text by recognize
  • Ideal for architects, engineers, and builders, as well as students in these fields