Urban Retrofitting for Sustainability
About the Book
"With a foreword from Paul King, Chief Executive, UK Green Building Council and Chairman, Zero Carbon HubAs concerns over climate change and resource constraints grow, many cities across the world are trying to achieve a low carbon transition. Although new zero carbon buildings are an important part of the story, in existing cities the transformation of the current building stock and urban infrastructure must inevitably form the main focus for transitioning to a low carbon and sustainable future by 2050.Urban Retrofitting for Sustainability brings together interdisciplinary research contributions from leading international experts to focus on key issues such as systems innovation, financing tools, governance, energy, and water management. The chapters consider not only the knowledge and technical tools available, but looks forward to how they can be implemented in real cities by 2050. "--
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780415642514
EAN: 9780415642514
Publisher Date: 19 Mar 2014
Continuations: English
Dewey: 628.028
Illustration: Y
LCCN: 2013027540
No of Pages: 286
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 18 mm
Width: 191 mm
ISBN-10: 0415642515
Publisher: Routledge
Acedemic Level: English
Book Type: English
Depth: 19
Height: 254 mm
Language: English
MediaMail: Y
PrintOnDemand: N
Series Title: English
Sub Title: Mapping the Transition for 2050