Sustainable Facilities: Green Design, Construction and Operations
For the building professional interested in green building architecture and construction
By Keith Moskow, McGraw-Hill, 2008, ISBN: 978-0-07-149474-8, 224 pages, $69.95
With over 80 submissions, Sustainable Facilities presents an in-depth look at 20 facilities that were designed and constructed for environmental organizations and now operate using green building methods and materials. As principal of Moskow Associates, a firm specializing in sustainable and environmentally sensitive architecture, the author wrote this book with the intent for it to be a vital working tool for all building professionals interested in green architecture and construction. With contributions by leading architects in green building and packed with 200 black-and-white and full-color illustrations, this book takes readers through projects such as the Chesapeake Bay Foundation Environmental Center. It examines each building from planning through operations, covering energy-efficient design, new construction, operational cost savings, historic preservation, renovation and expansion, land conservation and LEED ratings.
International Practice for Architects
By Bradford Perkins, FAIA, John Wiley & Sons, 2007, ISBN: 978-0-471-76087-0, 384 pages, $75.00
As the CEO of Perkins Eastman, one of the top architecture firms in the world, Bradford Perkins draws from a 38-year career and projects in over 30 countries to write a book that’s intended to demystify global practice and serve as a guide for those contemplating international work. He also provides an overview of the climate for those already engaged overseas.