La conception bioclimatique

Titre : La conception bioclimatique
Auteur : Samuel Courgey
Éditeur : Terre Vivante Editions
ISBN-13 : 2914717210
Libération : 2006-06-08

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La conception bioclimatique est un guide indispensable avant d'entamer tout projet de construction ou de rénovation. En effet, la fin inéluctable de l'énergie bon marché, comme le réchauffement climatique dû à nos émissions de gaz à effet de serre nous engagent à relever le défi de l'architecture bioclimatique. Cet ouvrage fait le point sur les stratégies bioclimatiques actuelles pour obtenir des bâtiments à très faible consommation énergétique, en construction neuve comme en réhabilitation de l'ancien. Comment tirer parti du lieu, du climat et de l'énergie solaire grâce aux serres, murs capteurs, puits canadiens ; comment ventiler naturellement en récupérant la chaleur en hiver et la fraîcheur en été ; comment concevoir des parois isolées avec des matériaux écologiques, sains, et confortables en toutes saisons...Précis, richement documenté et écrit dans un langage accessible, cet ouvrage s'adresse aux particuliers mais aussi aux professionnels qui ont besoin de repères pour s'orienter dans ce domaine complexe et en rapide évolution. [4ème de couv.]

Bulletin de documentation de l environnement

Titre : Bulletin de documentation de l environnement
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105131560448
Libération : 2007

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Bulletin de documentation de l environnement Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Earthships in Europe

Titre : Earthships in Europe
Auteur : Mischa Hewitt
Éditeur : Building Research Establishment
ISBN-13 : 1848062362
Libération : 2012

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The new edition of this successful book is a detailed description and evaluation of earthships in Europe. Its main purpose is to judge whether the translation of earthships – an American architectural concept pioneered in the New Mexico desert – to a European setting has been successful. The book includes case studies of people who have built earthships in France, Spain and Britain and a round-up of other projects. It also includes analysis of the most detailed thermal monitoring ever carried out on an earthship and the only ever known airtightness test. This analysis is used to make a series of design recommendations to help make earthships more effective in different climactic conditions. The book concludes by predicting the likely future of earthships in Europe – whether they will become a model for large-scale low-carbon housing or remain the preserve of a few brave self-builders.

Concise Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland

Titre : Concise Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland
Auteur : Martin Townsend
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0956490298
Libération : 2014-10

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A concise guide to all the larger moths of Britain and Ireland, illustrated with 1600 superbly detailed colour artworks of almost 880 species, showing most in their natural resting postures.

Boys Don t Cry

Titre : Boys Don t Cry
Auteur : Malorie Blackman
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781407078366
Libération : 2010-12-14

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In Boys Don't Cry, bestselling author Malorie Blackman explores the unchartered territory of teenage fatherhood. You're waiting for the postman - he's bringing your A level results. University, a career as a journalist - a glittering future lies ahead. But when the doorbell rings it's your old girlfriend; and she's carrying a baby. Your baby. You're happy to look after it, just for an hour or two. But then she doesn't come back - and your future suddenly looks very different. Malorie's dramatic new novel will take you on a journey from tears to laughter and back again.

Building with Earth

Titre : Building with Earth
Auteur : Gernot Minke
Éditeur : Walter de Gruyter
ISBN-13 : 9783034608725
Libération : 2012-12-21

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For a number of years, the healthy and environment-friendly building material earth, in common use for thousands of years, has been enjoying increasing popularity, including in industrialized nations. In hot dry and temperate climate zones, earth offers numerous advantages over other materials. Its particular texture and composition also holds great aesthetic appeal. The second and revised edition of this handbook offers a practical systematic overview of the many uses of earth and techniques for processing it. Its properties and physical characteristics are described in informed and knowledgeable detail. The author’s presentation reflects the rich and varied experiences gained over thirty years of building earth structures all over the world. Numerous photographs of construction sites and drawings show the concrete execution of earth architecture. Prof. Dr. Gernot Minke is a professor at Universität Kassel, where he leads the Forschungslabor für Experimentelles Bauen. He has long concerned himself with developments in ecological building, and he has dealt with the building material clay in theory and practice since 1977. His book Building with Straw was also published by Birkhäuser.

The Box

Titre : The Box
Auteur : Sibylle Kramer
Éditeur : Braun Pub Ag
ISBN-13 : 303768173X
Libération : 2014-09

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Shipping containers are the most conspicuous symbol of the globalized world economy 20 or 40 feet of pure steel reduced to the essentials. They are robust, standardized, inexpensive, universally available, and quickly assembled. Whether as single units, piled on top of each other, or placed in a row, covered or cut open contemporary architecture uses containers as extremely versatile elements for a great variety of contexts. Their aesthetic of practicality accommodates minimalistic temporary solutions, experimental design concepts, as well as highly demanding and complex building structures. The contemporary projects presented in this volume showcase the many functional and creative faces of the utilization of containers. Almost everything seems possible in the developing field of container architecture.