1st Edition

Greening Affordable Housing
An Interactive Approach





  • Available for pre-order. Item will ship after March 31, 2021
ISBN 9780367780340
March 31, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
348 Pages

USD $54.95

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Book Description

Books on green building theories, principles and strategies applicable to life cycles of all kinds of buildings and building types are already widely available. However, those specifically on greening affordable housing that guide various housing stakeholders at different life cycles are still very limited. This book intends to fill this gap. Integrating green building enables stakeholders to address the environmental component that has not traditionally been seen as an integral part of affordable housing development. The book presents theories and principles with practical methods, strategies and processes not only to make affordable housing green but also to support economic stability and social equity.

Table of Contents

Roles of Design and Construction Teams in Sustainable Housing Delivery. Sustainable Management of Affordable Housing. Implementation of Sustainable Management System for Delivery Affordable Housing. Sustainable Urban Design: A Tool for Creating Green Residential Neighbourhoods. Toward Sustainable Building – Adopting the Life Cycle Assessment Approach. Green Building Policies in Hong Kong and Singapore. Affordable Housing and Circular Economy for Middle Income Group(M40) in Malaysia: A Case Study on the FlexZhouse Business Model. A Composite Approach to Return on Investment (CROI): Valuing Social and Affordable Housing. Contribution of Affordable Housing Projects to Green Network in Compact Cities: A Hong Kong Case. FlexZhouse: Innovation in Flexible Housing for Modern Affordable Housing Solution in Malaysia. Energy Efficient Design Strategies for Affordable Housing. Passive Design Strategies for Affordable Housing in Indian Tropical Regions. Tiny Houses: An Innovative and Sustainable Densification Solution. Identification and Establishment of Weightage for Critical Success Factors in Sustainable Affordable Housing. Cost Prediction for Green Affordable Housing in Nigeria. Structural Statement for the Pile Foundation Design using Eurocode and its Implications on Green Affordable Housing in Penang, Malaysia. Sustainable Construction and Waste Management in Malaysian Residential Projects.

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