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Nature Based Strategies for Urban and Building Sustainability

1st Edition - February 14, 2018

Editors: Gabriel Perez, Katia Perini

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 2 1 5 0 - 4
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 2 3 2 4 - 9

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… Read more

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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.