Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability

Written By Gabriel Perez
Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 14 February 2018
  • ISBN : 0128123249
  • Pages : 390 pages
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Download or read book entitled Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability by author: Gabriel Perez which was release on 14 February 2018 and published by Butterworth-Heinemann with total page 390 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 : 2018-02-14
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 0128123249
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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 ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-01-04
  • Total pages : 519
  • ISBN : 0128123249
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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 ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-01-18
  • Total pages : 342
  • ISBN : 0128123249
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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 ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-01-09
  • Total pages : 304
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  • Publisher : Architectural Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 244
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  • Release Date : 2017-05-30
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0128123249
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-09-18
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 0128123249
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Summary : This volume includes selected contributions presented during the 2nd edition of the international conference on WaterEnergyNEXUS which was held in Salerno, Italy in November 2018. This conference was organized by the Sanitary Environmental Engineering Division (SEED) of the University of Salerno (Italy) in cooperation with Advanced Institute of Water Industry at ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-07-12
  • Total pages : 471
  • ISBN : 0128123249
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Summary : This book contains selected papers presented during the bi-annual World Renewable Energy Network’s Med Green Forum aimed at the international community as well as Mediterranean countries. This forum highlights the importance of growing renewable energy applications in two main sectors: Electricity Generation and the Sustainable Building Sector. In-depth chapters ...

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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-05-15
  • Total pages : 172
  • ISBN : 0128123249
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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 ...

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  • Publisher : WIT Press
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • Total pages : 829
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-09-04
  • Total pages : 349
  • ISBN : 0128123249
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Summary : This book describes a broad view of sustainability as a crucial factor for the success of its implementation. Not only the environmental aspects of the sustainable cities ́ development are reviewed but the economic and social aspects of it, as highlighted in the UN Sustainable Development Goal 11 (make cities and human ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-06-17
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 0128123249
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Summary : This book provides a review of environmental and energy research with respect to urban building projects. It describes how to overcome related challenges in environmental design of urban buildings. The book discusses the passive and active environmental systems within building concepts....

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-03-27
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0128123249
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Summary : Practical information on designing sustainable,energy-efficient building facades As energy and other natural resources are being depleted, it hasbecome clear that technologies and strategies that allow us tomaintain our satisfaction with interior environments whileconsuming less of these resources are major objectives ofcontemporary facade design. Sustainable Facades focuses onthe strategies and ...