Read about Sofie Pelsmakers excellent book, the Environmental Design Pocket Book.
This handy illustrated pocketbook focuses on how to design new low carbon architecture. It does all the hard work for you, distilling the most relevant information about sustainable design theory, technology, building science, current legislation and best practice into a simple format that is quick and easy to use. Written for architects and students of architecture as well as engineers, planners, clients and developers, this handy pocketbook for low energy building design should help you design truly sustainable buildings. It covers principally housing design in the UK, but many principles apply elsewhere. The Environmental Design Pocketbook has been commended and received both good press, reviews and reader and industry support.
Includes reference to Jessica’s research in the UK.