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Author Schröpfer, Thomas, author.

Title Dense and green building typologies : research, policy and practice perspectives / Thomas Schröpfer, Sacha Menz.

Published Singapore : Springer, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Springer briefs in architectural design and technology
Springerbriefs in architectural design and technology.
Springer Engineering eBooks 2019 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- Creating Liveable Density through a Synthesis of Planning, Design and Greenery -- Building a City in Nature -- From Garden City to City in a Garden and Beyond -- Greenery in Commercial Buildings - Enhancing Returns for Investors? -- Green Buildings and the Homebuyers -- Emulating Ecosystems Ability to Provide Ecosystem Services in the Built Environment -- Biophilic Architecture to Biophilic Cities -- Prototypology and the 21st Century City -- The Role of Ecosystem Services in Making Cities Sustainable -- RGB: Red Blue Green Model as the "Lightness" of Being -- Taking Urban Greening to a Higher Level -- MPKL's Investigation -- Punggol Waterway Terraces -- Green Architecture: Landscape Topology and Context.
Summary In this book, academics, policy makers, developers, architects and landscape architects provide a systematic review of the environmental, social, economic and design benefits of dense and green building types in high-density urban contexts and discuss how these can support higher population densities, higher standards of environmental sustainability and enhanced live ability in future cities.
Other author Menz, Sacha, 1963- author.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Sustainable architecture.
Sustainable buildings.
Urban density.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789811307133 (electronic bk.)
981130713X (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-981-13-0713-3