"First published in 1963, Design with Climate was a groundbreaking book in the field of environmentally responsible design and remains an important reference for practitioners, teachers, and students over fifty years later. In this book, Victor Olgyay explores the impact of climate on shelter design, identifying four distinct climatic regions and ...
"First published in 1963, Design with Climate was a groundbreaking book in the field of environmentally responsible design and remains an important reference for practitioners, teachers, and students over fifty years later. In this book, Victor Olgyay explores the impact of climate on shelter design, identifying four distinct climatic regions and explaining the effect of each on orientation, air movement, site, and materials. He derives principles from biology, engineering, meteorology, and physics, and demonstrates how an analytical approach to cliamte management can merge into a harmonious and humanistic design approach. This updated edition contains four new essays that provide unique insights on issues of cliamte design, showing how Olgyay's concepts work in contemporary practice. Donlyn Lyndon, Victor W. Olgyay, John Reynolds, and Ken Yeang explore bioclimatic design, eco design, and rational regionalism, while paying homage to Olgyay's impressive groundwork and contributions to the field of architecture"--Back cover.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Good with no dust jacket. Some spine lean. Light bumping on spine tail. Some foxing on board tops. Else binding clean. Page edges foxed and stained. First portion of textblock slightly rippled. Faint dampstain on front flyleaf. Pages clean. No dustjacket.; B&W Illustrations; 8.5 x 11"; 190 pages.
Very Good. 0691079439 Hardcover 1973 VG+/VG DJ First edition 4th printing Gently used with modest show of wear. Free of any markings and no writing. For Additional Information or pictures, Please Inquire.
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Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority.
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