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Designing cooler cities energy, cooling and urban form : the Asian perspective

Author: Ali Cheshmehzangi; Chris Butters
Publisher: Singapore Palgrave Macmillan [2018]
Series: Palgrave series in Asia and Pacific studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edited book surveys the major sustainability challenges facing Asian cities, in particular those related to urban energy and city cooling.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ali Cheshmehzangi; Chris Butters
ISBN: 9789811066375 981106637X
OCLC Number: 1019800668
Description: xxvii, 204 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction.- Cities, Climate and Cooling.- Case study Chapters: Micro Level.- Reducing Cooling Loads in Hot-Humid Climates: A Best Practice Research Building in China.- In Tune with Nature: A low energy office building in tropical Colombo.- Towards Cooler Buildings: The Case of Thailand.- Case study Chapters: Meso Level.- Cooling with Green Infrastructures: The influence of trees on thermal conditions in tropical urban parks.- Designing Residential Microclimates: Malhar Eco-village in Bangalore, India.- Integrated Urban Design: Study for a Housing District in Ningbo, China.- Case study Chapters: Macro Level.- Modeling City Patterns for Urban Ventilation: Strategies in High Density Areas of Singapore.- "Summoning" wind for urban cooling: Urban wind corridor projects in China.- District Cooling - A Key Solution for Hot Climate Cities: Best practice in Malaysia.Cooler Cities: What Kinds of City?.- Conclusions and Recommendations.
Series Title: Palgrave series in Asia and Pacific studies
Responsibility: Ali Cheshmehzangi, Chris Butters (editors)

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