Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability

Written By Gabriel Perez
Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 16 February 2018
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
  • Pages : 390 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability written by Gabriel Perez which was release on 16 February 2018, this book published by Butterworth-Heinemann. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability reviews the current state-of-the-art on the topic. In the introduction, the editors review the fundamental concepts of nature elements in the built environment, along with the strategies that are necessary for their inclusion in buildings and cities. Part One describes strategies for the urban environment, discussing urban ecosystems and ecosystem services, while Part Two covers strategies and technologies, including vertical greening systems, green roofs and green streets. Part Three covers the quantitative benefits, results, and issues and challenges, including energy performances and outdoor comfort, air quality improvement, acoustic performance, water management and biodiversity. Provides an overview of the different strategies available to integrate nature in the built environment Presents the current state of technology concerning systems and methodologies on how to incorporate nature in buildings and cities Features the latest research results on operation and ecosystem services Covers both established and new designs, including those still in the experimental stage

Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability

Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability
  • Author : Gabriel Perez,Katia Perini
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2018-02-16
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability reviews the current state-of-the-art on the topic. In the introduction, the editors review the fundamental concepts of nature elements in the built environment, along with the strategies that are necessary for their inclusion in buildings and cities. Part One describes strategies for ...

Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability

Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability
  • Author : Gabriel Perez,Katia Perini
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2018-02-14
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability reviews the current state-of-the-art on the topic. In the introduction, the editors review the fundamental concepts of nature elements in the built environment, along with the strategies that are necessary for their inclusion in buildings and cities. Part One describes strategies for ...

Bioclimatic Approaches in Urban and Building Design

Bioclimatic Approaches in Urban and Building Design
  • Author : Giacomo Chiesa
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-01-04
  • Total pages : 519
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : This book explores the bioclimatic approach to building design. Constant innovations in the field are evident, including the need to face climate changes and increase the local resilience at different scales (regional, urban, architectural). Differently from other contributions, this book provides a definition of the bioclimatic design approach following a ...

Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

Sustainable Design for the Built Environment
  • Author : Rob Fleming,Saglinda H Roberts
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-01-18
  • Total pages : 342
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : Sustainable Design for the Built Environment marks the transition of sustainable design from a specialty service to the mainstream approach for creating a healthy and resilient built environment. This groundbreaking and transformative approach introduces sustainable design in a clear, concise, easy-to-read format. This book takes the reader deep into the ...

Building Sustainable Urban Settlements

Building Sustainable Urban Settlements
  • Author : Sam Romaya,Carole Rakodi
  • Publisher : Intermediate Technology
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 299
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : In this collection of studies, the environmental, institutional, social and cultural aspects of sustainability are considered in a variety of towns and cities in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Central and South America....

Sustainable Development of Urban Infrastructure

Sustainable Development of Urban Infrastructure
  • Author : Xiang Dong Zhang,Hong Nan Li,Xia Ting Feng,Zhi Hua Chen
  • Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Release Date : 2012-12-13
  • Total pages : 2400
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : The collection includes selected, peer-reviewed papers from the 2nd International Conference on Civil Engineering and Transportation (ICCET 2012) held October 27-28, 2012 in Guilin, China. The 432 papers are grouped into the following chapters: Chapter 1: Architectural Design and its Theory, Chapter 2: Urban Planning and Design, Chapter 3: Sustainable City and Regional Development, Chapter 4: Building ...

Nature Based Solutions for Restoration of Ecosystems and Sustainable Urban Development

Nature Based Solutions for Restoration of Ecosystems and Sustainable Urban Development
  • Author : Thomas Panagopoulos
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-06-16
  • Total pages : 218
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : This volume examines the applicability of nature-based solutions in ecological restoration practice and in contemporary landscape architecture by bringing together ecology and architecture in the built environment. Green infrastructure is used to address urban challenges such as climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and stormwater management. In addition, thermal comfort ...

Building Sustainability in East Asia

Building Sustainability in East Asia
  • Author : Vincent S. Cheng,Jimmy C. Tong
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-05-30
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : Building Sustainability in East Asia: Policy, Design and People illustrates the holistic approaches and individual strategies to building sustainability that have been implemented in construction projects in Asia. Top-down and bottom-up approaches (from formulating policy to constructing individual buildings) are effective in terms of the sustainable development of cities, and ...

Sustainable Urbanism

Sustainable Urbanism
  • Author : Douglas Farr
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-01-09
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : Written by the chair of the LEED-Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) initiative, Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature is both an urgent call to action and 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 ...

The Neighborhood Works

The Neighborhood Works
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : Download or read online The Neighborhood Works written by , published by which was released on 1993. Get The Neighborhood Works Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Urban Land

Urban Land
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008-07
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : Download or read online Urban Land written by , published by which was released on 2008-07. Get Urban Land Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Ecolodge Sourcebook for Planners Developers

The Ecolodge Sourcebook for Planners   Developers
  • Author : Donald E. Hawkins,Megan Epler Wood,Sam Bittman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 151
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : A collection of targeted papers from the ecotourism industry's leading practitioners provide in-depth guidance for creating an ecolodge that is culturally, environmentally and financially successful....

Fundamentals of Sustainable Urban Renewal in Small and Mid Sized Towns

Fundamentals of Sustainable Urban Renewal in Small and Mid Sized Towns
  • Author : Avi Friedman
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-05-23
  • Total pages : 291
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : The book introduces challenges affecting smaller urban communities with fewer than 50,000 inhabitants and offers urban planning and building/architectural strategies to strengthen their city centers. It divides urban renewal of small towns into sub-components such as environmental challenges, demographic trends, economic changes and cultural aspects, and aging infrastructure. In each, ...

Social Sustainability Climate Resilience and Community Based Urban Development

Social Sustainability  Climate Resilience and Community Based Urban Development
  • Author : Cathy Baldwin,Robin King
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-05-15
  • Total pages : 172
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : Urban communities around the world face increased stress from natural disasters linked to climate change, and other urban pressures. They need to grow rapidly stronger in order to cope, adapt and flourish. Strong social networks and social cohesion can be more important for a community’s resilience than the actual ...

Handbook on Urban Sustainability

Handbook on Urban Sustainability
  • Author : Nolberto Munier
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2006-12-05
  • Total pages : 804
  • ISBN : 9780128121504
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Summary : This book, written by specialists from Canada, India, Italy, Palestine, Peru, Spain and the Netherlands, is a guide to establishing a city on a sustainable path. It addresses sustainable urban planning issues by breaking the city down to its components. A broad range of planning and sustainability considerations are discussed. ...