132 страниц. 2012 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing 'Sustainable building design (SBD) basics: eco-concepts development' provides information to students, architects, researchers and individuals in the field of the built environment. It presents general knowledge of SBD and green design aspects. Also it investigates the process of development of eco-concepts in architecture. The book presents number of real scientific facts which could be applied in design stage to develop eco-concepts, required to create more compatible building systems. Educational approach and easy language of this book help readers to establish their own analytical perception of sustainable and green building design. Then based on fundamentals presented and discussed in the book, more creative eco-concepts could be developed in accordance with the existing contextual frameworks.