A growing number of urban inhabitants are aware of pressing environmental concerns. This book aims to provide information about relevant environmental quality criteria in urban construction settings, before methods are proposed for assessing these criteria. These will be extremely helpful to eco-building designs, commencing from the very early stag

chapter 1|2 pages

The environmental quality of buildings

chapter 1|62 pages

Environmental impacts

chapter 2|44 pages

5 Potential, or mid-point indicators

chapter 3|72 pages

Methodologies and professional tools

chapter 4|42 pages

Building ‘‘eco-techniques’’

chapter 5|54 pages

Applications and constructions