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  • Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Building

    An introductory primer on sustainable architecture from the perspective of integrated building design.

  • Edward Mazria Selected for The Hanley Award

    Inaugural award recognizes pioneering architect and visionary.

  • The BLDGBLOG Book

    This book, which is based on author Manaugh's blog,, is a guide to the future of architecture and offers images and new content from what is online.

  • Being Sustainable: Building Systems Performance

    The book highlights design; construction; and operation of myriad mechanical, electrical and plumbing installations with a focus on their integration and interaction.

  • Living Off the Grid

    This book teaches how to be economically savvy and environmentally self-sufficient by taking simple actions, such as using mass transit, to more complex endeavors, like building eco-friendly infrastructures.

  • Materials for Sustainable Sites

    This guide to the evaluation, selection and use of sustainable materials in the landscape features strategies to minimize environmental and human-health impacts of conventional site-construction and green materials.

  • Sanctuary: Global Oases of Innocence

    This photographic odyssey spanning two dozen animal and habitat sanctuaries throughout the world is a celebration of the worldwide Sanctuary Movement.

  • Hot Ideas For a Cooler Planet

    Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet was an artistic showcase of 126 globes in Chicago that depicted different ways to combat global warming.

  • Growing Cooler: The Evidence on Urban Development and Climate Change

    This book outlines ways to combine efficient land use and energy efficiency to mitigate climate change.

  • Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design With Nature

    This call to action is a comprehensive introduction to “sustainable urbanism,” the emerging and growing design reform movement that combines the creation and enhancement of walkable and diverse places with the need to build high-performance infrastructure and buildings.