English | June 23, 2014 | ISBN: 1118456297 | 432 Pages | AZW3 | 16 MB
Discover new approaches to green design and sustainable buildingwith this comprehensive guide
There's a substantial amount of information designers andarchitects need to understand about sustainability and commercialprojects, especially as expectations for professionals in theindustry become clearer. Luckily, the second edition ofSustainable Commercial Interiors has been revamped to serveas a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to understand thelatest in green and sustainable design. Fully revised throughout,this resource now includes frameworks based on the new LEED?v4rating system, and provides fifteen brand-new case studies thatdocument green design and building strategies for all types ofprojects. You'll find information on materials, furnishings,finishes, product standards, and certifications, all designed tokeep you in the know and prepare you for future ventures insustainable design.
The ideal professional companion for interior designers,commercial builders and developers, architects, and interior designstudents, this guide is an all-in-one introduction to the mostessential topics in the industry, such as global environmentalissues, water and energy usage, and the tools of the trade, to namejust a few. The book is illustrated with full color imagesthroughout.Fully revised and updated to include information on the new LEED?v4 rating systemDiscusses the past, present, and future of sustainabledesignConsiders global environmental issues, such as waste, land use,and bio-inspired designCovers water and energy usage and sustainable materials
Discover the benefits of green building and adopt new approachesto sustainable design. Sustainable Commercial Interiors isyour go-to resource for navigating new expectations for responsibleinterior design.