Climate Responsive Design

Climate Responsive Design Author Richard Hyde
ISBN-10 9781136743320
Release 2013-10-08
Pages 256
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Climate Responsive Design provides a unique source for students and practising architects requiring guidance on climatic design. Covering theory and application it provides examples of innovative and best practice in 'responsive architecture' through case studies. The book also covers the broader topic of technology as a generator in design which will be of interest to all those involved in design and building. The book focuses on tropical climate but some of the theory can be applied to other climates; the difference in application is clearly delineated.



Climates Constitutions

Climates   Constitutions Author Mark Harrison
ISBN-10 0195646576
Release 1999
Pages 263
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The first major study of European attitudes towards India's climate and their bearing on imperial expansion, this book shows how growing fears about racial degeneration led to the abandonment of plans for white colonization. It also considers European strategies for coping with Indian climate and explains the emergence of modern concepts of race.



Climates

Climates Author Theresa Jarosz Alberti
ISBN-10 0736837353
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 24
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Provides an introduction to the main climates on Earth, including tropical, temperate, polar, and dry climates.



Warm Climates in Earth History

Warm Climates in Earth History Author Brian T. Huber
ISBN-10 052164142X
Release 2000
Pages 462
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Leading experts in paleoclimatology assess intervals of global warmth in earth history.



Boundary Layer Climates

Boundary Layer Climates Author T. R. Oke
ISBN-10 9781134951338
Release 2002-09-11
Pages 464
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This modern climatology textbook explains those climates formed near the ground in terms of the cycling of energy and mass through systems.



The influence of tropical climates more especially the climate of India on European constitutions

The influence of tropical climates more especially the climate of India on European constitutions Author James Johnson
ISBN-10 OXFORD:N10882236
Release 1815
Pages 534
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The influence of tropical climates more especially the climate of India on European constitutions has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The influence of tropical climates more especially the climate of India on European constitutions also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The influence of tropical climates more especially the climate of India on European constitutions book for free.



Bulbs for Warm Climates

Bulbs for Warm Climates Author Thad M. Howard
ISBN-10 0292731264
Release 2001-06-15
Pages 276
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From forty-five years of experience in collecting and cultivating bulbs, Thad Howard offers expert advice about hundreds of little-known bulbs and common species, varieties, and hybrids that grow well in warm climates.



Poultry Production in Hot Climates

Poultry Production in Hot Climates Author Nuhad Joseph Daghir
ISBN-10 9781845934170
Release 2008
Pages 387
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The poultry industry continues to expand in the warm regions of the world at a much faster rate than in temperate zones. Not only can it be quickly and easily developed in these hot climates but poultry meat and eggs can serve as important sources of animal protein in those areas of the world that have protein insufficiency. Fully revised and updated, this new edition describes how the detrimental effects of heat stress can be reduced through the manipulation of housing, breeding, nutrition and management, and includes new contributions on controlled-environment housing, waterfowl, and breeding fast-growing broilers.



Climates of Hunger

Climates of Hunger Author Reid A. Bryson
ISBN-10 0299073734
Release 1977-06-01
Pages 188
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In recent years, world climate changes have drawn more attention than at any other time in history. What we once called "crazy weather," just a few years ago, is now beginning to be seen as a part of a logical and, in part, predictable pattern, an awesome natural force that we must deal with if man is to avoid disaster of unprecedented proportions. Climates of Hunger is a book of paramount importance for our time. It will be essential reading not only for professionals in the field—including agricultural meteorologists, political scientists, geographers, sociologists, and business counselors—but for all who are concerned in any way with environmental trends, world and domestic food supplies, and their effects on human institutions.



Climate and History

Climate and History Author T. M. L. Wigley
ISBN-10 0521312205
Release 1985-10-17
Pages 544
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This highly successful book is a collection of twenty papers, specially written by research workers in the many relevant disciplines. First published in 1985, it was the first major survey of both the methodology of climatic reconstruction and the problem of climate/history interactions, and embodies the results of fruitful co-operation between historians, archaeologists and scientists. It discusses: the climatic information obtainable from the study of chemical isotopes, glaciers, pollen remains, tree rings, archaeological materials and documentary sources; the theoretical and methodological problems involved in assessing the impact of climate and climatic change on past societies; and provides a series of case studies arguing for or against the importance of climatic factors in human affairs in specific economic, social and cultural contexts.



Climates of the British Isles

Climates of the British Isles Author Elaine Barrow
ISBN-10 9781317973768
Release 2014-01-14
Pages 500
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Our understanding of climate and its role in human affairs has changed markedly over recent years, as have climate observation systems and modelling capabilities. Reliance on recent weather statistics to provide a guide for future climate is no longer viable. Evidence of human-induced climate change has placed climate high on political and the media agendas. Climates of the British Isles provides a comprehensive account of what we know about climate and changing climates at the end of the twentieth century. Integrating the historical and geographical dimensions of climate, the crucial link between past and future climatic conditions is examined through the geographical lens of the British Isles. Climates of past ages are reconstructed and full descriptions of present climate are illustrated by a wealth of graphs, maps and images. Important climate data sets are provided. Marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the internationally acclaimed Climatic Research Unit, this book distils much of the leading research of present and recent members of the unit and presents an authoritative, accessible view of climatic change and prospects for the next millenium and beyond.



Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates

Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates Author Leo J. Chance
ISBN-10 9781604694246
Release 2012-06-19
Pages 368
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There are many reasons to grow cacti and other succulents—they're drought-tolerant, low-maintenance, and they look great. But what about hardiness? For those who thought that these spectacular plants were only for gardens in California and the Southwest, guess again—hundreds are fully cold-hardy and can be grown outdoors from New England to British Columbia, Wisconsin to Texas. Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates is filled with inspirational portraits of 274 plants that can be used to create drought-tolerant gardens, as well as tips from regional experts who have mastered the art of growing cacti in parts of the country not usually associated with high temperatures or a scarcity of water. Expert Leo Chance describes how to prepare planting beds, how to get plants well established, how to handle cacti during planting, how to protect plants from cold winters, and when and how much to water.



The Surfer s Guide to Waves Coasts and Climates

The Surfer s Guide to Waves  Coasts and Climates Author Tony Butt
ISBN-10 0906720583
Release 2009
Pages 176
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This title covers coastal geology, climate and big waves, storminess and surf, searching for the biggest waves, controlling the waves, and coastal intervention.



The influence of tropical climates on European constitutions

The influence of tropical climates on European constitutions Author Sir James Ranald Martin
ISBN-10 UCAL:B4619480
Release 1861
Pages 778
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Weather and Climate

Weather and Climate Author Paul E. Lydolph
ISBN-10 0865981205
Release 1985
Pages 216
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Climate Considerations in Building and Urban Design

Climate Considerations in Building and Urban Design Author Baruch Givoni
ISBN-10 0471291773
Release 1998-01-20
Pages 464
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Climate Considerations in Building and Urban Design Baruch Givoni Climate Considerations in Building and Urban Design is the most comprehensive, up–to–date reference available on building and urban climatology. Written in clear, common–sense language by Baruch Givoni, the leading authority in the field, this book is a far–reaching look at a variety of climatic influences and their effects on individuals, buildings, and communities. Aimed at architecture and urban planning professionals and students alike, Climate Considerations in Building and Urban Design offers real–life solutions to climatological site planning and design issues, helping to settle disputes about site orientation, site organization, and the assembly of building materials. Climate Considerations in Building and Urban Design is organized into three parts. The first, Building Climatology, analyzes human thermal comfort and the effect of architectural and structural design features including layout, window orientation, and shading, and ventilation conditions on the indoor climate. Then, Urban Climatology explores the ways in which the climate in densely built areas can differ from surrounding regional climactic conditions, for example, in temperature, wind speed, and humidity. This part further explores the effects of urban design elements, such as urban density and building height, on a city′s outdoor climate. Finally, Building and Urban Design Guidelines applies the body of available research on building climatology and the effects of physical planning on the urban and indoor climates to suggest design guidelines for different regions––for example, hot–dry and hot–humid climates. Filled with lists, tables, and graphs for easy cross–referencing, as well as hundreds of visuals, Climate Considerations in Building and Urban Design offers readers the ability to perform a quick check of a proposed scheme against authoritative criteria. Mr. Givoni′s latest volume is a unique, indispensable guide to the relationship between building design, urban planning, and climate.



Cool Architecture

Cool Architecture Author The Images Publishing Group
ISBN-10 1920744274
Release 2003
Pages 191
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Introduces a range of international architectural projects, from residential and municipal to commercial and industrial, each designed to withstand cold-climate conditions including sub-zero temperatures, freeze-thaw cycles, heavy snowfalls and the long,dark days of arctic winters