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BOOK REVIEW: Towards Zero-Energy Architecture

Published at: 28 May 2015

Towards Zero Energy Architecture: New Solar Design
Mary Guzowski
Laurence King Publishing  (2012)
Length: 206 pages

 

In this book, author, Mary Guzowski explores the theories, practices and principles of new approaches to solar architecture that foster both design excellence and low-energy use.  The themes explored in the book are a response to the challenges of global warming and climate change, design and technology. The book also enables architects to achieve greater performance standards while at the same time developing an environmental aesthetic.
 
Apart from that, the book also showcases ten award-winning buildings that illustrate the aesthetic and technological design integration of solar response in contemporary zero-energy and low-energy modern day architecture.

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