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Sustainable Buildings

Interaction Between a Holistic Conceptual Act and Materials Properties

Edited by Amjad Almusaed

Jönköping University


Asaad Almssad

Karlstad University

This book has been written to represent the efficient applications of sustainability upon building designs. The book intends to illustrate various techniques of action of sustainability on building conceptions. The book is divided into four parts and eight chapters. Part I "Introduction into Target Theme" includes a chapter with title "Introductory Chapter." It makes an overview of the meaning and the target of sustainable building and sustainable building material. Part II "Sustainable Building Design, Process, and Management" discusses many forms and concepts of sustainable building and includes three chapters. Part III "Sustainable Building by Using Energy Efficiency in Building Design" includes one chapter. Part IV "Sustainability in Building Materials: Study Cases" includes three chapters.

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Sustainable BuildingsInteraction Between a Holistic Conceptual Act and Materials PropertiesEdited by Amjad Almusaed

Published: July 18th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69917

ISBN: 978-1-78923-403-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-402-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-441-0

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

7233 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

13 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Overview of a Competent Sustainable Building

By Amjad Almusaed and Asaad Almssad


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2. A Holistic Conceptual Scheme for Sustainable Building Design in the Context of Environmental, Economic and Social Dimensions

By Arzuhan Burcu Gültekin, Handan Yücel Yıldırım and Harun Tanrıvermiş


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3. Risk Management in Construction

By Esin Kasapoğlu


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4. Optimization of Building Facade Voids Design, Facade Voids Position and Ratios - Wind Condition Relation

By Enes Yasa


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5. Advanced Control Strategies with Simulations for a Typical District Heating System to Approaching Energy Efficiency Buildings

By Li Lian Zhong


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6. Development of Sustainable High-Strength Self-Consolidating Concrete Utilising Fly Ash, Shale Ash and Microsilica

By Pui-Lam Ng, Žymantas Rudžionis, Ivan Yu-Ting Ng and Albert Kwok- Hung Kwan


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7. Research on Strength, Alkali-Silica Reaction and Abrasion Resistance of Concrete with Cathode Ray Tube Glass Sand

By Salih Taner Yildirim


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8. Development of Clay Plasters Containing Thermoregulating Microcapsules for Indoor Walls

By Ismael Sevilla, Francisco J. Castilla, David Sanz, José L. Serrano, Juan F. Rodríguez and Manuel Carmona


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