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Butters, Chris

Designing Cooler Cities

Butters, Chris - Designing Cooler Cities, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ali Cheshmehzangi, Chris Butters

2. Cities, Climate and Cooling
Chris Butters, Ali Cheshmehzangi

Part I. Part I

3. Reducing Cooling Loads in Hot-Humid Climates: A Best Practice Research Building in China
Ali Cheshmehzangi, Linjun Xie

4. In Tune with Nature: A Low Energy Office Building in Tropical Colombo
Upendra Rajapaksha

5. Towards Cooler Buildings: The Case of Thailand
Chris Butters, Pattana Rakkwamsuk

Part II. Part II

6. Cooling with Green Infrastructures: The Influence of Trees on Thermal Conditions in Tropical Urban Parks
Yun Hye Hwang, Qin Jie Geraldine Lum, Li Xuan Cherlyn Lim

7. Designing Residential Microclimates: Malhar Eco-Village in Bangalore, India
Ali Cheshmehzangi, Ayotunde Dawodu, Amir Cheshmehzangi

8. Integrated Urban Design: Study for a Housing District in Ningbo, China
Chris Butters, Ali Cheshmehzangi

Part III. Part III

9. Modeling City Patterns for Urban Ventilation: Strategies in High Density Areas of Singapore
Abel Tablada, Yueyang He

10. ‘Summoning’ Wind for Urban Cooling: Urban Wind Corridor Projects in China
Dong-Li Hong, Shiuh-Shen Chien

11. District Cooling: A Key Solution for Hot Climate Cities
Chris Butters, Adzuieen Nordin, Danny Tam Hong Khai

12. Cooler Cities: What Kinds of City?
Chris Butters

13. Conclusions and Recommendations
Ali Cheshmehzangi, Chris Butters

Keywords: Social Sciences, Urban Studies/Sociology, Development and Sustainability, Urbanism

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Series in Asia and Pacific Studies
Page amount
27 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789811066382
Printed ISBN
978-981-10-6637-5

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