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Sustainable Environmental Design in Architecture: Impacts on Health

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ISBN 10: 1461430186 / ISBN 13: 9781461430186
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Paperback. 338 pages. Dimensions: 9.2in. x 6.1in. x 0.8in.Over the last few decades, therehave beendramatic improvements in the understanding and research of environmental design. Numerous methods have been developed to enhance architectural design in order for it to be more energy efficient, sustainable and health enhancing. This book presents several theories and techniques that canbeused to improve how buildings areengineered anddesigned in order toutilize more sustainable constructionmethods while promoting the health of the buildingsoccupants. Contributions to the study of environmental design have come from a diversity of fields including applied mathematics, optimization, computer science, medical research, psychology, management science, architecture, and engineering. The techniques developed in these areas of research can be used to increase building performance, occupant satisfaction, productivity, and well being, and reducing the incidence of health conditions and chronic diseases related to the use of a designed space. This book providesarchitectural practitioners, civil engineers as well as other interdisciplinary researchers withthetechniques needed to design, implement, and test forsustainability andhealth promotionin new orexisting structures. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781461430186

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Title: Sustainable Environmental Design in ...

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

Binding: Paperback

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This book examines sustainable architecture and engineering, environmental modeling, behavioral science and public health. It covers a wide array of topics, including indoor and urban design impacts on human comfort and modeling of multi-scale design dynamics.

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The chapters in this book, written by international experts from different fields of architecture and engineering, are devoted to recent interdisciplinary works in a variety of subjects related to sustainable architecture and engineering, environmental modeling, behavioral science and public health. The invited contributions focus on new ideas, concepts and research work with multidisciplinary applications.

 

Special features of this volume include indoor and urban design impacts on human comfort, modeling and assessment of multi-scale design dynamics, as well as new results from diverse areas of research spanning from architecture and engineering to neuroscience and public health.

 

Sustainable Environmental Design in Architecture is intended for graduate students and researchers of architecture, engineering, neuroscience, public health, social and computational sciences, architectural modeling and related fields.

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