- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Copyright: 2014
- Language: English
- ISBN13 : 9781118562376
- Number Of Pages: 288 pages
- Author: Francis D. K. Ching, Ian Shapiro
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. Rick fedrizzi, president, ceo, and founding chair of the u.S. Green building council 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.