Sustainable High Rise Buildings in Urban Zones: Advantages, Challenges, and Global Case Studies by Ali SayighSustainable High Rise Buildings in Urban Zones: Advantages, Challenges, and Global Case Studies by Ali Sayigh

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

byAli Sayigh

Hardcover | December 16, 2016

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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.
Dr. Ali Sayigh is Chairman and Founder of the World Renewable Energy Congress and Council; Director General of World Renewable Energy Network (WREN); Chairman and Founder of the Arab Solar Energy Society; and Past Chairman of the UK Solar Energy Society. Dr. Sayigh was recently elected to chair the Iraqi Energy Institute, and he active...
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Title:Sustainable High Rise Buildings in Urban Zones: Advantages, Challenges, and Global Case StudiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:248 pagesPublished:December 16, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319177559

ISBN - 13:9783319177557

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High Rise Buildings in North America.- High Rise Buildings in South America.- High Rise Buildings in Europe.- High Rise Buildings in Africa and the Middle East.- High Rise Buildings in Asia.