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Title Sustainable urban housing in China [electronic resource] : principles and case studies for low-energy design / edited by Leon Glicksman and Juintow Lin.

Published Dordrecht : Springer, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxv, 267 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Series Alliance for global sustainability bookseries ; 9
Alliance for global sustainability bookseries ; 9.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Front Matter; Sustainability and the Building Sector; China -- Environment and Culture; Design Principles for Sustainable Urban Housing in China; Materials and Construction for Low-Energy Buildings in China; Low-Energy Building Design; Wind in Building Environment Design; Design of Natural Ventilation with CFD; Light and Shading; Case Studies; Case Study One -- Beijing Prototype Housing; Case Study Two -- Beijing Star Garden; Case Study Three -- Shanghai Taidong Residential Quarter; Case Study Four -- Shenzhen Wonderland Phase IV; Case Study Five -- Beijing Hui Long Guan; Future Steps; Back Matter.
Summary There is increasing attention to the need to preserve the global environment. This book summarizes research done in this area based on a number of important collaborative projects in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China. It features case studies and recommendations for different approaches to environmentally responsive sustainable building.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Glicksman, Leon R.
Lin, Juintow.
Subject Sustainable architecture -- China.
Ecological houses -- China -- Designs and plans.
Architecture -- Environmental aspects -- China.
ARCHITECTURE -- Sustainability & Green Design.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781402047862