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TitleDense and Green Building Typologies [electronic resource] : Research, Policy and Practice Perspectives / by Thomas Schröpfer, Sacha Menz
ImprintSingapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2019
Edition 1st ed. 2019
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Descript XIX, 119 p. 106 illus., 100 illus. in color. online resource


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


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

Sustainable architecture Regional planning Sustainable development Computer aided design Materials Sustainable Architecture/Green Buildings. Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning. Building Construction and Design. Sustainable Development. Computer-Aided Engineering (CAD CAE) and Design. Structural Materials.


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