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New Zealand, Australia and timber down under

Joseph Mayo

Joseph Mayo practices architecture in the Pacific Northwest where he concentrates on materiality, technology, and form for a regionally appropriate building culture. He has worked on a variety of building types, ranging from schools, student housing, university buildings, and hospitals. Working with a City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) Advisory Committee, he led an investigation to use wood in applications that go beyond current building codes. He has also been a jury member for wood design awards, served as Regional Associate Director for the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Young Architect Forum (YAF) Chair at AIA Seattle, and has assisted in teaching courses and served on architecture critiques at universities around the Pacific Northwest. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Solid Wood : Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design

Routledge, 2015

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... New Zealand, Australia and timber down under Like most countries, Australia and New Zealand have a modern history of using concrete and steel for commercial construction but timber has a longer history. In New Zealand, native Maori...

Designing for Durability

Thomas Fisher

Thomas Fisher is the dean and a professor of architecture at the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing to Avoid Disaster : The Nature of Fracture-Critical Design

Routledge, 2013

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... 22 Designing for Durability This does not mean that everything must become impermanent. Human societies have long made the distinction between temporary (and usually privately owned) buildings and enduring (and usually public) ones...

Pool House

Donna Kacmar

Donna Kacmar is a practicing architect and an Associate Professor at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture at the University of Houston, USA, where she teaches Comprehensive Design Studio and directs the Materials Research Collaborative. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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BIG little house : Small houses designed by architects

Routledge, 2015

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... Pool House Figure 17.2 Pool House large sliding door leads to bedroom space This simple two-story volume, now the pool house, served The building uses few materials; or as Eizenberg likes to say, as a temporary dwelling for a family...

Gypsum and Related Materials

Construction Materials Reference Book

Routledge, 2014

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... Charles Fentiman MSc PhD Director, Shire Green Roof Substrates Contents 17.1 Introduction 196 17.2 Natural occurrence 196 17.3 Industrial production 196 17.3.1 Secondary sources 196 17.4 Hydration of the forms 196 17.5 Industrial uses 197...

Composites

Russell Gagg

Russell Gagg is Principal Lecturer and Course Leader in Interior Architecture and Design at Arts University Bournemouth, UK. Russell has worked in practice across the UK, Asia and Australasia on a diverse range of projects from leisure, commercial and retail to educational, correctional and residential. He is also an external examiner for Birmingham City University, and a member of the Interior Educators organization, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Russell is the author of Basics Interior Architecture 05: Texture + Materials (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Interior Architecture 05: Texture + Materials

AVA Publishing SA, 2012

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... 1st Proof Title: AVA - BI Architecture 05-Texture & Materials Black Composites are those materials that are made up of a variety of constituent parts or elements. We have already seen their use in other chapters, for instance when...

Primitive to Performative

Elizabeth M. Golden

Elizabeth M. Golden is a registered architect in the United States and in Germany. She has contributed her expertise to the design and construction of the Gohar Khatoon Girls’ School, the largest institution of its kind in Afghanistan, and to Niamey 2000, an urban housing proposal for the rapidly expanding capital of Niger. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, she teaches courses focused on design, materials, and building technology, with an emphasis on sustainable systems. She is also co-director of the Philippines Bamboo Workshop. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building from Tradition : Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

Routledge, 2018

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... Primitive to Performative .1 Earthquake-resistant construction at the Aknaibich Preschool. properties intrinsic to their fundamental origins. ceramic tiles. Here, the inevitable has been allowed Builders often capitalized...

Reducing Embodied Energy Through Retrofit: How Can Embodied Energy Be Saved With Retrofitting Existing Buildings?

John Cole

John Cole is Professor and Director of the Australian Centre for Sustainable Business and Development, University of Southern Queensland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sattar Sattary

Sattar Sattary has studied and worked in the environmental architecture area (construction process impact, carbon metric of construction sites, optimum embodied energy) and sustainability area since 2002 in Australia. He is an accredited professional member of Green Globe 2004, Green Building Council since 2008, participating in developing green tools for Green Globe, Water Theme Park, Memorial Park, Aquatic Centre and most recently working with Australian Green Infrastructure Council (AGIC). Prior to this he held an academic post at the National University in Iran. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings : Warm Climates

Routledge, 2013

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... REDUCING EMBODIED ENERGY THROUGH RETROFIT How can embodied energy be saved with retrofitting existing buildings? John Cole and Sattar Sattary Greenhouse gas emissions associated with the buildings in which we live and work are a major...

Case studies

Peter Ozolins

Peter Ozolins, PhD established his architectural practice (www.peterozolinsarchitect.com) in 1998 after more than 20 years’ experience as an architect in Africa, the Middle East and the U.S. During a 9 year residence in Madagascar and Tanzania he designed education and health-related projects for a variety of non-governmental organizations. He has also done consulting work for USAID, UNESCO and NGO's in various African countries, Iraq and Nepal. His U.S.-based work includes university, commercial and residential projects as well as continued overseas work. Peter Ozolins earned his PhD from Virginia Tech in Environmental Design and Planning, is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is a LEED accredited professional with the US Green Building Council. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainability and Scarcity : A handbook for green design and construction in developing countries

Roudlege, 2015

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... Chapter 4: Case studies PURPOSE AND UTILITY The importance of these case studies is not that they are the best exemplars of green building in the LDR context but that, through them, the issues and oppor- tunities of sustainability can...