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Kategorie Textpublikation
Referenztyp Buchherausgaben
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-5828-9
Titel (primär) Sustainable built environments
Herausgeber Loftness, V.; Haase, D.
Erscheinungsjahr 2013
Department CLE
Seite bis 746
Sprache englisch
Keywords Bioclimatic Design; Biodiversity in Cities; Daylighting Controls Geothermal Conditioning; Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology; Green Infrastructure; Green Roof Science and Technology; Healthy Built Environment; Indoor Environmental Quality; Landscape Planning; Natural Ventilation; Passive Solar Heating; Passivehouse (Passivhaus); Sustainability Rating Systems; Sustainable Buildings; Sustainable Landscape Design; Sustainble Built Environments; Urban Forestry
UFZ Querschnittsthemen RU1
  • Provides insight into the breadth of science and engineering knowledge critical to advancing sustainable built environments, from public policy and economics, and architecture and design to mechanical, lighting, materials, water and energy engineering
  • Covers the basic principles of sustainable landscape management: resource conservation, built development, environmental quality, social equity, and political participation
  • Details how the building sector, the biggest player in the energy use equation, can minimize energy demand while providing measurable gains for productivity, health, and the environment
  • Presents the design of flexible systems, integrated for comprehensive performance delivery
  • Describes processes and patterns of urban shrinkage as a new topic of urban research

Sustainable design is a collective process whereby the built environment achieves unprecedented levels of ecological balance through new and retrofit construction, with the goal of long-term viability and humanization of architecture. Focusing on the environmental context, sustainable design merges the natural, minimum resource conditioning solutions of the past (daylight, solar heat, and natural ventilation) with the innovative technologies of the present.  The desired result is an integrated “intelligent” system that supports individual control with expert negotiation for resource consciousness.

International experts in the field address the fundamental questions of sustainable design and landscape management: How should the sustainability of landscapes and buildings be evaluated? Which targets have to be set and which thresholds should not be exceeded? What forms of planning and governance structures exist and to what extent do they further the goals of sustainability?  Gathering 30 peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Sustainable Built Environments provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary coverage of these issues and other aspects of sustainable building and landscape design..

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Loftness, V., Haase, D. (eds., 2013):
Sustainable built environments
Springer, New York, 746 pp. 10.1007/978-1-4614-5828-9