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The Climatic Dwelling: An Introduction to Climate-Responsive Residential Architecture

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James and James Science Publishers

Paperback | Nov 1994 | #47067 | ISBN: 1873936397
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Beginning with a discussion of climatic architecture, this work considers the evolution of concept, and the political, economic and environmental reasons for its promotion. Sections follow on "tradition", looking at its evolution; "strategies" for climate design offered for employment at the sketch design stage; "elements" of climatic building evaluated; and "examples" of climatic dwellings examined in detail. The text is also available as an A4 40-poster set, or as part sets of posters which cover the four sections: tradition, strategies, elements and examples.


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