Sustainable Building and Built Environments to Mitigate Climate Change in the Tropics: Conceptual and Practical Approaches

Sustainable Building and Built Environments to Mitigate Climate Change in the Tropics: Conceptual and Practical Approaches

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Beschreibung

This book offers a selection of the best papers presented during the International conference on Mitigating and Adapting Built Environments for Climate Change in the Tropics, held at Tanri Abeng University (TAU), Jakarta, Indonesia, March 2015.
The book is divided into four main parts. The first part deals with the general issue of climate change, the cause and the ways to mitigate and to adapt the built environment for climate change in a number of countries. Part 2 deals with the conceptual ways to mitigate building for climate change. The ways to reduce cooling energy in tropical buildings by means of passive design. Part 3 offers papers that examine the way to overcome disasters in the city caused by climate change. The final part deals with the role of plants in mitigating and adapting built environments to climate change - the use of plants, trees and bushes to directly and indirectly reduce carbon emissions are discussed.

Details

Verlag Springer-Verlag GmbH
Ersterscheinung März 2017
Maße 245 mm x 164 mm x 20 mm
Gewicht 621 Gramm
Format Hardcover
ISBN-13 9783319496009
Auflage Nicht bekannt
Seiten 273

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