Tag Archives: sustainable construction

Yao, R, (Ed.) (2013) Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments. London: Springer-Verlag.

Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments. Edited by Runming Yao, Springer-Verlag, London, 2013. 432 pp ISBN 978-1-4471-4781-7, £153 (hb) Publisher’s description: Climate change is believed to be a great challenge to built environment professionals in design and management. An … Continue reading

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Malina, M (2013) Delivering Sustainable Buildings: An Industry Insider’s View. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Delivering Sustainable Buildings: An Industry Insider’s View. By Mike Malina, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2013. 282 pp, ISBN 978-1-4051-9417-4, £55.00 (pb) Publisher’s description: The UK government has committed to reducing the nation’s carbon emissions by 80% by 2050. Buildings currently use almost … Continue reading

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SEB-14: 5th International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings

25-27 June 2014 Contact: exec@kesinternational.org http://seb-14.sustainedenergy.org/

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Dixon, T, Eames, M, Hunt, M and Lannon, S (2014) Urban retrofitting for sustainability: mapping the transition to 2050. London: Routledge

Urban retrofitting for sustainability: mapping the transition to 2050. By Tim Dixon, Malcolm Eames, Miriam Hunt and Simon Lannon, Routledge, London, 2014. ISBN 978-0-415-64251-4, £55.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: As concerns over climate change and resource constraints grow, many cities across the … Continue reading

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Hyde, R, Groenhout, N, Barram, F and Yeang, K, (Eds.) (2012) Sustainable retrofitting of commercial buildings. London: Routledge

Sustainable retrofitting of commercial buildings. Edited by Richard Hyde, Nathan Groenhout, Francis Barram and Ken Yeang, Routledge, London, 2012. 482 pp ISBN 978-1-84971-291-0, £90 (hb) Publisher’s description: Despite recent improvements in energy efficiency being made in new build, it is … Continue reading

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CC2012: Creative Construction Conference

30 Jun – 2 Jul 2012, Budapest, Hungary Contact: Mikos Hajdu, hajdu.miklos@ybl.szie.hu http://www.cc2012.org

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Bossink, B (2011) Managing environmentally sustainable innovation: insights from the construction industry. London: Routledge

Managing environmentally sustainable innovation: insights from the construction industry By Bart Bossink, Routledge, London, 2011. ISBN 978-0-415-87971-2:, £80.00 (hb) A paradigm shift is happening at this moment. Firms and consumers are aware of the fact that they cause environmental pollution, … Continue reading

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Smith, P F (2010) Building for a changing climate: the challenge for construction, planning and energy. London: Earthscan

Building for a changing climate: the challenge for construction, planning and energy By Peter F Smith, Earthscan, London, 2010. ISBN 9781844077359, £49.99 (hb) Publisher’s description: There is now a practically universal consensus that our climate is changing rapidly, and as … Continue reading

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Prins, M and Owen, R, (Eds.) (2010) Integrated design and delivery solutions. London: Earthscan

Integrated design and delivery solutions Edited by Matthijs Prins and Robert Owen, Earthscan, London, 2010. ISBN 978-1-84971-275-0, £49.99 (hb) Integrated Design and Delivery Solutions (IDDS) represent a significant new research trajectory in the integration of architecture and construction through the … Continue reading

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Sabnis, G M, (Ed.) (2012) Green building with concrete: sustainable design and construction. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press

Green building with concrete: sustainable design and construction Edited by Gajanan M Sabnis, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4398-1296-9, £82.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: Packed with case studies highlighting construction companies that regularly recycle between 70% and 95% of … Continue reading

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