This book is for designers who want to consider the form-generating potential of Sun, Wind, and Light in the earliest stages of the design process. It is designed to fit with the rapid, conceptual, exploratory, and synthetic thinking that characterizes the beginning of the design process. The second edition expanded the original, increasing its scope by 40%, providing more recent architectural examples, updating the methods, and incorporating more than a decade of research in the field.

The theory behind the book, how it is organized, and why it is important to designers
More about the writers of SWL
What's inside. Abbreviated and expanded versions of the Table of Contents.
Access to a wealth of region-specific data to support techniques in SWL
Resources for teachers using SWL in the classroom
Examples of student work done using design strategies from SWL.

This site is a collection of resources for ecological design of buildings and cities.