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High-Rise and the Sustainable City

High-Rise and the Sustainable City( )
Author: Meyer, Hana
Nijhuis, Stefan
Editor: Zandbelt, Daan
Contribution by: Appenzeller, Markus
Arends, Emiel
Pont, Meta Berghauser
Nicolaou, Lora
Bosselmann, Peter
van den Dobbelsteen, Andy
van der Hoeven, Frank
Powell, Robert
Kaan, Kees
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Techne Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $60.00
Book Description:

Many argue that high-rises deliver positive environmental effects, such as densification, and reduction of traffic and carbon dioxide emissions. But is it really that simple? What is the impact of tall buildings on their environment? What are ideal densities? What makes a tall building a success? Do high-rises live up to the claims made for them? How sustainable is a high-rise building? Can it be re-used? How can one reduce the environmental impact of a tower?  ...
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Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Buildings / General
Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.75 x 9.48 x 0.58 Inches
Book Weight:0.924 Pounds

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