Sustainable High Rise Buildings in Urban Zones : Advantages, Challenges, and Global Case Studies, Hardback Book

Sustainable High Rise Buildings in Urban Zones : Advantages, Challenges, and Global Case Studies Hardback

Edited by Ali Sayigh

Description

This unique reference gathers numerous new studies examining specific, prominent high-rise buildings around the world.

Each nuanced study included undertakes the following pivotal considerations: environmental impacts; safety & social acceptability; energy consumption and comfort; planning contexts within the urban zone; physical footprint and size; services and risks; and a careful assessment of advantages and challenges.

Architects and engineers exploring and optimizing sustainable building practices, energy managers, municipal and private project planners, as well as students will find edification and inspiration in the analysis provided by esteemed practitioners and professors within this fascinating volume.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 248 pages, 130 Tables, color; 28 Tables, black and white; 156 Illustrations, color; 19 Illustrations
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Environmentally-friendly architecture & design
  • ISBN: 9783319177557

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