Sustainable Development and Renovation in Architecture, Urbanism and Engineering

Sustainable Development and Renovation in Architecture, Urbanism and Engineering

by Pilar Mercader-Moyano (Editor)

Hardcover(1st ed. 2017)

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This book provides an overview of the environmental problems that arise from construction activity, focusing on refurbishment as an alternative to the current crisis in the construction sector, as well as on measures designed to minimize the effects on the environment. Furthermore, it offers professionals insights into alternative eco-efficient solutions using new materials to minimize environmental impacts and offers solutions that they can incorporate into their own designs and buildings. It also demonstrates best practices in the cooperation between various universities in Andalusia in Spain and Latin America and many public and private companies and organizations.

This book serves as a valuable reference resource for professionals and researchers and provides an overview on the status of investigations to find solutions to improve sustainable development in terms of materials, systems, facilities, neighborhoods, buildings, and awareness of the society involved.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319514413
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 03/18/2017
Edition description: 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 455
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Sustainable planning and urban development.- Architecture and society.- Sustainable Renovation of Buildings and Neighbourhoods.- Minimizing the consumption of material resources.- Sustainable engineering.- Energy efficiency.- Index.

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