Center for Environmental Building & Design

How does one tell the story of energy production, use, or conservation in a manner sufficiently convincing to influence policy, behavior, and design?
In presenting evidence of resource tensions at the beginning of the Cold War, the book offers a new perspective on the histories of architecture, technology, and environmentalism, one more fully entangled with the often competing dynamics of geopolitical and geophysical pressures.
Thermodynamic Principles of Environmental Building Design, in three parts.
Both professionals and students are increasingly committed to achieving high-performance metrics in the design, construction and operation of residential buildings. This book responds to this demand by offering a comprehensive guide.
Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Should more energy-efficient buildings look different? Can that "look" be used to explain or enhance their performance?