1st Edition

Environmentally Friendly Cities
Proceedings of Plea 1998, Passive and Low Energy Architecture, 1998, Lisbon, Portugal, June 1998





ISBN 9781873936818
Published January 1, 1998 by Routledge
700 Pages

USD $190.00

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Book Description

The 15th Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) conference considered the issues of sustainability and environmental friendliness at the city scale. Some 150 papers address the many and varied questions faced by architects and planners in reducing the impact on the environment of cities and their buildings.

Table of Contents

Foreword * Invited Lectures * Urban Planning * Bioclimatic Planning of Outdoor Spaces * Solar Architecture * Retrofitting * Strategies, Systems and Components * Daylighting * Passive Cooling and Natural Ventilation * Energy and Environmental Impact of Building Materials * Design Tools and Analysis Techniques * Regulations, Solar Access and Certification * Education * Design Support Schemes * THERMIE Demonstration Projects * Author Index

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