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Architecture: Architecture and Sustainability

Books and other resources added to the Syracuse University Library collections

Subject Headings

When searching the Classic Catalog, the online catalog, try the following Library of Congress subject headings:

  • Architecture and Energy Conservation
  • Architecture Environmental Aspects
  • Sustainable Architecture

Resources on architecture and sustainability can also be located using more specific subject terms such as:

  • Solar Energy
  • Wind Power
  • Geothermal Engineering


Green Housing

Important Links

General Web Resources


4F, Bird Library

Moon Library, ESF Campus

Bay, Joo-Hwa and Boon-Lay Ong. Tropical Sustainable Architecture: Social and Environmental Dimensions. Burlington, MA : Architectural Press, 2006.

Cantor, Steven L. Green Roofs in Sustainable Landscape Design. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2008.

Smith, Carl. Residential Landscape Sustainability: A Checklist Tool. Oxford: Blackwell Pub., 2008.

Wines, James. Green Architecture. New York: Taschen, 2000.

Carnegie Library

Internet Resources


Greensource: The Magazine of Sustainable Design. New York: McGraw-Hill Companies. 2008-2011

Call Number: NA2542.36 .G737 (ceased, Bird Library)

Journal of Green Building. Glen Allen, Virginia. 2006-

Call Number: TH880 .J68 (Current issues are in King + King Architecture Library and older issues are in library facility)

Sustainability. [Electronic resource- UK[Electronic resource-US] New Rochelle: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.


The 2030 Challenge Environmental Design in the Face of Climate Change Discussion Panel. Las Vegas, Nevada: UNLV School of Architecture, 2007.

Call Number: Video DVD 13063

The Greening of Southie. [videorecording]. Oley, Pennsylvania: Bullfrog Films, [2008].

Call Number: Video DVD 14187

Examples of Sustainable Building

Solar Energy Resources

Sustainability Organizations

Sustainable Research