THIRTY YEARS OF EMERGING VOICES: IDEA, FORM, RESONANCE
By The Architectural League of New York, Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
The prestigious Emerging Voices Award was created in 1982 by the Architectural League of New York to showcase the work of early- to mid-career North American architects. Each year, through an invited competition, a jury selects practitioners or firms with a significant body of realized work that represents the best of its kind and has the potential to impact the future of architecture and landscape design. Emerging Voices 30 documents and critically assesses the first three decades of the League's Emerging Voices program.
THE GREENEST HOME
byPrinceton Architectural Press
The Greenest Home showcases eighteen of the world's most attractive Passive Houses by forward-thinking architects such as Bernheimer Architecture, Olson Kundig Architects, and Onion Flats.
MODERN AMERICAN HOUSING: HIGH-RISE, REUSE,INFILL
byPrinceton Architectural Press
Modern American Housing brings together the most enlightened thinkers from the worlds of architecture, social practice, and real estate development to present the latest developments in the design and construction of new housing stock in re-urbanizing cities throughout the United States.
AMERICAN PASSIVE HOUSE DEVELOPMENTS
Chapter 5: Making More with Modulars: Belfield Townhomes
Over the last two years, however, architects and builders have scaled up and branched out, constructing the next generation of Passive House buildings, including large multifamily, mixed-use, and commercial buildings—and often at no or a very small cost premium.
azero 2226: COMFORT SENZA IMPIANTI
By Edicom Edizioni, AZERO, Vol 12, pp44-49
The Italian architecture magazine AZERO EdicomEdizioni has written an article about the Belfield Townhomes project.
FROM THE GROUND UP: INNOVATIVE GREEN HOMES
By Peggy Tully, Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
In From the Ground Up editor Peggy Tully presents the results of an international competition to create new models for affordable high-performance green homes in urban residential neighborhoods. Developed for a vacant infill site in Syracuse's Near Westside, these ambitious projects offer an array of innovative designs that provide a new vision for once-vital urban residential neighborhoods and well-designed energy-efficient homes throughout the United States.
GREY AREA: Provocations on the Future of Preservation
By Elise Vider,Gray Area, pg. 34-35, 110-115,
Using the Philadelphia region as a point of departure—but encouraging regional, national and global perspectives—Gray Area considered preservation in light of new economic realities, demographic shifts, technological changes, environmental pressures, and myriad fast-changing factors.
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By John A. Flannery, Karen M. Smith, Publisher: Springer
"Eco-Urban Design" focuses on the unprecedented challenges currently faced by architects and designers. In a world where climate change, diminishing natural resources and an increasing global population have become indisputable facts of life there is now a rising demand for evolved buildings that no longer endanger the Earth's fragile ecological systems.
21st CENTURY SUSTAINABLE HOMES
By Mark Cleary, Publisher: Images Publishing Dist Ac
Another addition to the highly successful 21st Century series The latest in sustainable housing design trends from around the world, providing inspiration and practical ideas Features lush color photographs of visually spectacular and environmentally-friendly architecture Showcases detailed plans and descriptions of each house and its sustainable elements. Necessity is the mother of invention, and the global necessity of facing the challenges of Climate Change has unleashed the inventive powers of architects around the world, many of whom are tackling the problem in original and highly creative ways.
HOCO DENSITY HOUSING CONSTRUCTION AND COSTS
by Aurora Fernández Per, Javier Mozas , Javier Arp, Publisher: a+t architecture publishers
Part of the Density series, this sizeable addition provides a comparative analysis of 32 collective housing projects with particular emphasis on the study and comparison of construction systems along the with a detailed cost analysis of each featured project. Within this context specific aspects such as density ratios, floor plans, housing types, façade and roof systems and sustainability strategies are also examined. Accompanied by photographs, technical drawings and explanatory texts, architects with works featured include: Adamo-Faiden Arquitectos, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, Atelier Kempe Thill, FOA, Gigon Guyer, MVRDV, Office dA, and, Urbanus Architecture & Design.
GROWING URBAN HABITATS: SEEKING A NEW HOUSING DEVELOPMENT MODEL
PHILADELPHIA ARCHITECTURE: A GUIDE TO THE CITY
By John Andrew Gallery, Publisher: Paul Dry Books
Philadelphia Architecture provides descriptions and photographs of over 400 of the city's important buildings. With seven walking tours, historical timelines, and short biographies of Philadelphia architects (including Frank Furness and Louis Kahn), the book will appeal to visitors, residents, and architecture enthusiasts.
GREEN LIVING BY DESIGN
By Jean Nayar, Publisher: Filipacchi Publishing, Forward By: Tim McDonald
Filled with easy, insider tips on everything from insulation, carpentry, lighting, and complete renovations to simple projects like redecorating;Green Living by Design is the source for anyone who wants their home to be chic and eco-friendly.