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Design of Cities and Buildings

Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment


Sara Shirowzhan

UNSW Sydney

Sharifeh Sargolzae

Zabol University

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José David Bienvenido-Huertas

University of Seville

This book envisions the most appropriate design strategies that guarantee the adequate environmental performance of buildings during phases of design and construction as well as use. It focuses on relevant issues related to the production of sustainable buildings and the socio-cultural integration aspects of new architectural designs in urban settings. The book also addresses the design features of historic buildings.

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Design of Cities and BuildingsSustainability and Resilience in the Built EnvironmentEdited by Samad M.E. Sepasgozar

Published: June 2nd 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87647

ISBN: 978-1-78985-150-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-149-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-669-9

Copyright year: 2021

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3345 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

1 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Intelligence, Sustainable and Post-COVID-19 Resilience Built Environment: An Agenda for Future

By Samad Sepasgozar, José David Bienvenido-Huertas, Sara Shirowzhan and Sharifeh Sargolzae


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2. Rebars for Durable Concrete Construction: Points to Ponder

By Anil K. Kar


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3. Climate Resilience, Megalopolis Vulnerability and Spatial Distribution

By Tao Ma, Nairong Tan, Xiaolei Wang, Hao Wang and Mingxi Zhou


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4. Organizational Analysis of Sustainable Building Certifications in Mexico City

By Sara Velasco-Baca and Fermín Cruz-Muñoz


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5. Energy-Efficient Landscape Design

By Prashanti Rao and Janmejoy Gupta


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6. Towards Innovative and Sustainable Construction of Architectural Structures by Employing Self-Consolidating Concrete Reinforced with Polypropylene Fibers

By Wael Zatar and Hai Nguyen


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7. Extensive African Urbanization: The Case of the Mozambican Periphery

By Joaquim Miranda Maloa


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8. Traffic Flow Analysis and Management

By Tsutomu Tsuboi


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9. Approach Based on Traditional Architecture Indicators to Strengthen Urban Identity in Diverse Cities

By Hatem Ibrahim


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10. Architectural Design Canons from Middle Ages and Before: An Inspiration for Modern Sustainable Construction

By André Frans De Naeyer


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11. An Urban Paradox: Urban Resilience or Human Needs

By Nilüfer Kart Aktaş and Nazlı Yıldız Dönmez


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