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Books Construction + Real Estate

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

Assessing Progress in Decarbonizing Spain’s Building Stock

Indicators and Data Availability

This open access book delves into the topic of monitoring the effectiveness of building renovation policies within the European Union (EU) using indicators. Given the substantial environmental impact of existing buildings on energy consumption and …

herausgegeben von:
Belinda López-Mesa, Xabat Oregi

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

Evolution of New Working Spaces

Changing Nature and Geographies

This open access book provides multidisciplinary perspectives on the changing dynamics of new working spaces, with insights from various European countries and observing critical theoretical approaches. Divided into two main parts, the first part …

herausgegeben von:
Ilaria Mariotti, Elisabete Tomaz, Grzegorz Micek, Carles Méndez-Ortega

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

Model Tests and Numerical Simulations of Liquefaction and Lateral Spreading II

LEAP-ASIA-2019

This open access book presents work collected through the Liquefaction Experiments and Analysis Projects (LEAP) in 2019 (LEAP-ASIA-2019) following the LEAP-UCD-2017 whose results have been published as a first volume. In addition to the research …

herausgegeben von:
Tetsuo Tobita, Koji Ichii, Kyohei Ueda

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

Capitalism in the Platform Age

Emerging Assemblages of Labour and Welfare in Urban Spaces

This open access book provides an overview of urban digital platforms such as Airbnb and Deliveroo, which, along with Amazon, Google, Facebook, and other IT companies, constitute by now the infrastructures for other businesses to operate on and …

herausgegeben von:
Sandro Mezzadra, Niccoló Cuppini, Mattia Frapporti, Maurilio Pirone

2024 | Buch

Universal Design in Video Games

Active Participation Through Accessible Play

As participation in game related activities increases around the world and across a larger part of the population, it is obvious that games are not just an entertainment medium for children or young people. Games can be used to accomplish …

verfasst von:
Adam Palmquist, Izabella Jedel, Ole Goethe

2024 | Buch

Resilient Planning and Design for Sustainable Cities

This book discusses a crucial paradigm shift in urban planning and architectural design, addressing the urgent need for sustainability and adaptation in the face of rapidly changing climate and urban landscapes.

Ideal for urban planners …

herausgegeben von:
Francesco Alberti, Paola Gallo, Abraham R. Matamanda, Eric J. Strauss

2024 | Buch

Science of Valuations

Natural Structures, Technological Infrastructures, Cultural Superstructures

This volume collects the best papers presented at the 2019 Conference SIEV (Italian Society of Appraisal and Valuation) on the Science of Evaluation foundations, actuality, and prospects. The book consists of twenty-six papers and is organized …

herausgegeben von:
Salvatore Giuffrida, Maria Rosa Trovato, Paolo Rosato, Enrico Fattinnanzi, Alessandra Oppio, Simona Chiodo

2024 | Buch

Urban Slums and Circular Economy Synergies in the Global South

Theoretical and Policy Imperatives for Sustainable Communities

This book takes a theoretical and empirical distance from urban slums/low-income settlements as a threat to environmental sustainability and recast them as places where environmentally rehabilitative and circular practices occur—drawing on the …

herausgegeben von:
Seth Asare Okyere, Matthew Abunyewah, Michael Odei Erdiaw-Kwasie, Festival Godwin Boateng

2024 | Buch

EcoDesign for Sustainable Products, Services and Social Systems II

This 2-volume book highlights cutting-edge ecodesign research and covers broad areas ranging from individual product and service design to social system design. It includes business and policy design, circular production, life cycle design and …

herausgegeben von:
Shinichi Fukushige, Hideki Kobayashi, Eiji Yamasue, Keishiro Hara

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

Creating a Roadmap Towards Circularity in the Built Environment

This open access book summarizes the research being pursued as part of the COST Action CA21103 titled "Implementation of Circular Economy in the Built Environment" (Circular B), which aims to define the methodology to develop a common circularity …

herausgegeben von:
Luís Bragança, Meri Cvetkovska, Rand Askar, Viorel Ungureanu

Open Access 2022 | Open Access | Buch

Assessment of Energy-Efficient Building Details for Seismic Regions

This open access book presents a methodology for the assessment of structural building details, taking into account the contemporary guidelines for earthquake-resistant and energy-efficient buildings. A review of structural details for …

verfasst von:
Dr. Boris Azinović, Prof. Vojko Kilar, Prof. David Koren

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Buch

Adaptive Urban Transformation

Urban Landscape Dynamics, Regional Design and Territorial Governance in the Pearl River Delta, China

This open access book provides a cross-sectoral, integrative and multi-scale design and planning approach for adaptive urban transformation of fast urbanising deltas, taking the Pearl River Delta (China) as a case study. Deltaic areas are among …

herausgegeben von:
Steffen Nijhuis, Yimin Sun, Eckart Lange

Open Access 2021 | Open Access | Buch

Advances in Assessment and Modeling of Earthquake Loss

This open access book originates from an international workshop organized by Turkish Natural Catastrophe Insurance Pool (TCIP) in November 2019 that gathered renown researchers from academia, representatives of leading international reinsurance …

herausgegeben von:
Prof. Sinan Akkar, Prof. Alper Ilki, Dr. Caglar Goksu, Prof. Mustafa Erdik

2007 | Buch

Manuscript

Essentials for the Everyday Use of Interior Architects and Designers

This book provides essential introductory information for designers and interior designers. From the realm of interior design, for example, it deals with ceilings, floors, doors, windows, stairs, etc. – from that of material science, with carpets …

verfasst von:
Axel Müller-Schöll

Open Access 2018 | Open Access | Buch

Beyond Safety Training

Embedding Safety in Professional Skills

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.

This book investigates why, despite more and more resources devoted to safety training, expectations are not entirely met, particularly in the industrial sectors that have already achieved a high …

herausgegeben von:
Corinne Bieder, Claude Gilbert, Benoît Journé, Hervé Laroche

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Buch

Visualising Safety, an Exploration

Drawings, Pictures, Images, Videos and Movies

This open access book explores the role visual tools and graphical models play in safety management. It explains the importance of visualising safety, for teaching concepts, communicating ideas to peers, and raising awareness of potential threats …

herausgegeben von:
Jean-Christophe Le Coze, Teemu Reiman

2005 | Buch

The New Premises of the European Central Bank/Der Neubau der Europäischen Zentralbank

International Architectural Competition / Internationaler Architekturwettbewerb
herausgegeben von:
Peter Cachola Schmal, Ingeborg Flagge

2024 | Buch

Environmental Engineering for Ecosystem Restoration

Select Proceedings of IACESD 2023

This book presents select proceedings of the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (IACESD 2023) hosted under the aegis of the Group of Twenty (G20) and Civil 20 (C20) at Jyothy …

herausgegeben von:
N. Vinod Chandra Menon, Sreevalsa Kolathayar, K. S. Sreekeshava

2024 | Buch

Advanced Chemical and Creep Modeling for Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete

This book presents the numerical results of the use of the chemical model to analyse the advancement of the reaction and the mechanical model to simulate creep and shrinkage phenomena in COMSOL Multiphysics®, as a way to reassess concrete …

verfasst von:
Fernando A. N. Silva, Rodrigo F. Roma, Mohamed K. Bourbatache, Mahfoud Tahlaiti, João M. P. Q. Delgado, António C. Azevedo

2008 | Buch

ETFE

Technology and Design

ETFE foil has recently become an important material for the cladding of technologically sophisticated and innovative buildings. This material is very thin and lightweight and, when used in air-filled cushion assemblies, has enormous strength and a …

verfasst von:
Annette LeCuyer