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Energy Accounts : Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future

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How does one tell the story of energy production, use, or conservation in a manner sufficiently convincing to influence policy, behavior, and design? Energy Accounts explores potential answers to this question through compelling images, data visualizations, narratives, and other examples of accounting for energy. Organized into a collection containing both examples of best practices and critiques, this impressive array of projects and contributors combines text and graphic material to explore different representations of energy data. Including work from Kieran Timberlake, SHoP, AMO, Lateral Office, WOHA, and many more, the book boasts a unique graphic design which supports and enhances its role as a valuable resource for professionals and students in architecture, engineering, and urban design.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20.32mm | 861g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 274 colour illustrations
  • 1138914118
  • 9781138914117
  • 1,803,894

Review quote

"In a culture of images, visual narratives are as important as arguments. Architects think with their eyes, and the authors of Energy Accounts are phenomenally qualified to present academic research and professional experiences on energy and climate with graphic eloquence. The contemporary dilemmas faced by buildings, cities and regions are comprehensively covered, and the book offers a pixellated portrait of the field which should influence both design and policy." - Luis Fernandez-Galiano, Int FRIBA, is a Professor of Architecture, Universidad Politecnica de Madridshow more

About Dan Willis

Dan Willis is a practicing architect and Professor of Architecture at Penn State University. His research and writing focus on the intersection of architecture and technology. He is the author of The Emerald City and Other Essays on the Architectural Imagination, and co-editor and contributor to Architecture and Energy: Performance and Style. William W. Braham is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. His recent publications include Architecture and Systems Ecology: Thermodynamic Principles for Environmental Building Design, in three parts (2015) and as co-editor of Architecture and Energy: Performance and Style (2013). Katsuhiko Muramoto is an Associate Professor of Architecture at Penn State University. His research focuses on cross-cultural issues between the West and Japan, twentieth-century Japanese architecture, theory of new media and digital mediation, cyber-enabled participatory collaboration, mobile augmented reality, and theories of architectural representation. Daniel A. Barber is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at Penn Design. He is an architectural historian with a research interest in the relationship between the design fields and the emergence of global environmental culture across the twentieth century. He is a leading voice in the field's increasing interest in environmental concerns on both historical and theoretical terms.show more

Table of contents

Notes on Contributors. Foreword. Preface: The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars Michael Mann Introduction: Energy Accounts Part 1: Accounting for Energy 1. Roadmap 2050 OMA/European Climate Commission 2. Implementing a New Energy Regime in Housing David E. Nye 3. Thermodynamic Materialism Inaki Abalos and Renata Sentkiewicz 4. Designing Better Energy Metrics for Consumers Richard P. Larrick, Jack B. Soll, and Ralph L. Keeney 5. Visualizing Change Reinhold Martin 6. Cooking the Books (On a Solar-Powered Stove) David Owen 7. Visualizing Energy Consumption Activities as a Tool for Making Everyday Life More Sustainable Kajsa Ellegard and Jenny Palm 8. The Materialities of Big Data Jenny Rhee Part 2: Representing Energy 9. A Sense for Energy Erik E. Olsen 10. Evaluating Urban Resource Efficiency Christoph Reinhart and Emmanouil Saratsis 11. Go With the Flow Mitch Tobin 12. Bounding. More or Less Billie Faircloth and Ryan Welch 13. Ladybug + Honeybee Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari 14. Net Zero Capable Tim MacDonald 15. Ducks, Dollars, or kWh Vivian Loftness, Azizan Aziz, Bertrand Lasternas, and Sebastian Peters 16. Visualization to Support Facility Operation and Maintenance Semiha Ergan and Xue (Sheryl) Yang 17. Energy Accounts ISA (Interface Studio Architects) 18. Abstracting Energy Forrest Meggers 19. Visualizing a Change of Energy Regimes William W. Braham 20. The New Chautauqua Game William W. Braham, Jill Kurtz, Luke Butcher, and Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari 21. Spatialized Energy Diagrams Kiel Moe Part 3: Representing Climates and Regions 22. Cities, Sustainability, and Resilience Vishaan Chakrabarti 23. Delivering Density Dan Willis 24. Scaling Regionalism Stephen Kieran 25. Efficient Urban Forms in the Pearl River Delta, China Stefan Al 26. Park Royale Woha 27. The Climate Control Project Daniel A. Barber 28. Energy in Place Lateral Office 29. Japan, Korea, and Cultural Dimension of Thermal Comfort Katsuhiko Muramoto and Jin Baek 30. Philadelphia Projects Todd Woodward 31. Farming Fuel Rania Ghosn 32. Regionalism Revisited Keith Eggener 33. Glen Eagles Community Centre Vancouver, BC Patkau Architects Figure Credits. Indexshow more