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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

The Sustainable Built Environment

Technical, managerial, legal and economic aspects

ISBN 9780230314443
Publication Date December 2015
Formats Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave

The text adopts an interdisciplinary approach to address the huge challenges in creating a sustainable built environment. In a broad survey of critical issues it assesses procurement, cost modelling and management, sustainable buildings, low and zero carbon technologies, sustainability in utilities, and the law.

Begum Sertyesilisik is Visiting Professor in the School of the Built Environment at Liverpool John Moores University, UK and Professor in the Department of Architecture at Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Ahmed Al-Shamma'a is Dean of the Faculty of Technology and Environment at Liverpool John Moores University, UK and Scientific Officer for the European Union.

1. Introduction to the Sustainable Built Environment
2. Sustainable Procurement
3. Cost Modelling for Sustainability
4. Sustainable Building Process
5. Sustainable Buildings
6. Low and Zero Carbon Technologies in Buildings
7. Sustainability in Utilities: Water Efficient Sustainable Buildings
8. Environmental Law for the Built Environment and Environmental Impact Assessment
9. Conclusion.


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