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This book deals with human factors research directed towards realizing and assessing sustainability in the built environment. It reports on advanced engineering methods for sustainable infrastructure design, as well as on assessments of the efficient methods and the social, environmental, and economic impact of various designs and projects. The book covers a range of topics, including the use of recycled materials in architecture, ergonomics in buildings and public design, sustainable design for smart cities, design for the aging population, industrial design, human scale in architecture, and many more. Based on the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Human Factors and Sustainable Infrastructure, held on July 27-31, 2016, in Walt Disney World®, Florida, USA, this book, by showing different perspectives on sustainability and ergonomics, represents a useful source of information for designers in general, urban engineers, architects, infrastructure professionals, practitioners, public infrastructure owners, policy makers, government engineers and planners, as well as operations managers, and academics active in applied research.

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Ergonomics and Material Environment Design

Frontmatter

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Comparison Between Domestic Water Heating Systems Based on Either Solar Heaters or Electrical Boilers by the Life Cycle Assessment Approach

Raquel Diniz Oliveira, Eduardo H. M. Nunes, Jessica de Oliveira Notório Ribeiro, Rodrigo de Mello Morado Penna

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Aggregate Replacement and Its Usefulness in Cement Concrete for Sustainable Development—A Study on Rubber, Jarosite and Sandstone Aggregates

Sanjeev Kumar, Ramesh Chandra Gupta, Blessen Skariah Thomas, Priyansha Mehra

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Incubating and Nurturing Sustainable Practices Through Staged Social Engagements

Satyakam Sharma, Kin Wai Michael Siu

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Public Facilities Driven by Service Demand for Space

Robert Rusek, Joan Colomer-Llinas

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Adaptive Reuse of Buildings as an Important Factor of Sustainable Development

Krystyna Strumiłło

Ergonomics in Building and Architecture

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2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

New Concepts in Arrangement of Living Spaces for Students

Anna Jaglarz

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Re-consumption of Materials in Architecture

Jerzy Charytonowicz, Maciej Skowroński

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Le Corbusier in Algeria: The Quest for the Human Scale in Architecture

Leila Chebaiki-Adli

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Design Aspects Applied to Engineering: Technology Sustainable Development and Innovation in the Science Parks

Ekaterina Emmanuil Inglesis Barcellos, Galdenoro Botura, Luiz Carlos Paschoarelli

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Cross-Cultural Design and Its Application in Architecture

Wojciech Bonenberg

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Aesthetics and Composition of Forms in the Design of Means of Transport and Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities

Agata Bonenberg

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Application of the Green Roof System in Small and Medium Urban Cities

Mo Zhou, Wojciech Bonenberg

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Shift of the Function of “Temple of the Travelling” from Railway Stations to Airports

Romuald Tarczewski, Elzbieta Trocka-Leszczynska, Joanna Jablonska
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