The Resource Building Sustainable Futures : Design and the Built Environment, edited by Mohammad Dastbaz, Ian Strange, Stephen Selkowitz, (electronic resource)

Building Sustainable Futures : Design and the Built Environment, edited by Mohammad Dastbaz, Ian Strange, Stephen Selkowitz, (electronic resource)

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Building Sustainable Futures : Design and the Built Environment
Title
Building Sustainable Futures
Title remainder
Design and the Built Environment
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mohammad Dastbaz, Ian Strange, Stephen Selkowitz
Contributor
Editor
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
· Explains key topics related to sustainable development and futures · Clarifies the impact of emerging technologies on sustainable development · Provides strategic frameworks in critical areas such as sustainable design, construction, and urban planning · Includes case studies from key researchers and environmental agencies identifying pathways to sustainability · Highlights "Critical Success Factors" that can make or break a project This book presents state-of-the-art research and case studies on new approaches to the design, construction and planning of our cities. Emphasis is placed on the role of alternative and renewable energy in the development of urban infrastructures that enable sustainable futures. Reflecting the multi-faceted efforts required to successfully meet sustainability challenges, this book is a collaboration between practitioners and academics across a broad spectrum of specializations. Compelling research findings are explained in the context of practical implementation, enhanced by case studies from industry leaders in order to create a pragmatic reference across policy areas where environmentally aware decision making is required. <
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LC call number
TJ807-830
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dastbaz, Mohammad.
  • Strange, Ian.
  • Selkowitz, Stephen.
  • SpringerLink
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  • Energy
  • Renewable energy resources
  • Civil engineering
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Alternate energy sources
  • Green energy industries
  • Sustainable development
  • Energy
  • Renewable and Green Energy
  • Civil Engineering
  • Sustainable Development
Label
Building Sustainable Futures : Design and the Built Environment, edited by Mohammad Dastbaz, Ian Strange, Stephen Selkowitz, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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mixed
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
Content category
text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
From the Contents: Introduction to Sustainable Development and the Future -- The Story So Far: An Ever Changing Green Policy Agenda -- Green Design, Construction and Planning -- Technology, Green Design and Construction -- Sustainable Architecture -- Sustainable Construction and Smart Cities -- Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Sustainable Development -- Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Development -- Case Studies.-Â Green Construction Success Stories -- Future Challenges -- Technical and Operational Challenges (Summary and Next Steps)
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unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2016.
Extent
X, 351 p. 137 illus., 111 illus. in color.
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multiple file formats
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electronic
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9783319193489
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uncompressed
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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10.1007/978-3-319-19348-9
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online resource.
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absent
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access
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remote
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(DE-He213)978-3-319-19348-9
Label
Building Sustainable Futures : Design and the Built Environment, edited by Mohammad Dastbaz, Ian Strange, Stephen Selkowitz, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From the Contents: Introduction to Sustainable Development and the Future -- The Story So Far: An Ever Changing Green Policy Agenda -- Green Design, Construction and Planning -- Technology, Green Design and Construction -- Sustainable Architecture -- Sustainable Construction and Smart Cities -- Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Sustainable Development -- Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Development -- Case Studies.-Â Green Construction Success Stories -- Future Challenges -- Technical and Operational Challenges (Summary and Next Steps)
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2016.
Extent
X, 351 p. 137 illus., 111 illus. in color.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9783319193489
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-19348-9
Other physical details
online resource.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DE-He213)978-3-319-19348-9

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