Sustainable Environmental Design in Architecture

Impacts on Health

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-0744-8 (Print) 978-1-4419-0745-5 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Public Health and Neuroscience for Architecture and Sustainability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-6

      Sustainability and Neuroscience

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      Pages 7-25

      Behavioral Science Perspectives on Designing the Environment to Promote Child Health

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      Pages 27-41

      Form Follows Function: Bridging Neuroscience and Architecture

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      Pages 43-65

      Active Transport, the Built Environment, and Human Health

  3. Indoor Environmental Design Impacts on Health and Well-Being

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-81

      Environmental Control and the Creation of Well-being

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      Pages 83-108

      Design of Healthy, Comfortable, and Energy-Efficient Buildings

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      Pages 109-141

      Environmental and Behavioral Factors Affecting Residential Air Conditioning Use in Athens and London

  4. Impact of Outdoor Environmental Conditions on Human Behavior and Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 143-143

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      Pages 145-155

      The Influence of Weather Conditions on Pedestrians’ Behavior and Motion, with Respect to Queues in Outdoor Urban Areas

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      Pages 157-171

      The Health of Informal Settlements: Illness and the Internal Thermal Conditions of Informal Housing

  5. Remote ensing, Modeling and Assessment of Multi-scale Design Dynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 173-173

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      Pages 175-184

      Live Urbanism – Towards SENSEable Cities and Beyond

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      Pages 185-192

      Computer-Aided Analysis of Pedestrians’ Motion Behavior Using Video Frames

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      Pages 193-209

      The Sustainable Schedule of Hospital Spaces: Investigating the ‘Duffle Coat’ Theory

  6. Sustainability: Theory, Philosophy and Diplomacy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 211-211

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      Pages 213-232

      Philosophy About the Quality of Our Indoor Climate

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      Pages 233-248

      Sustainable Environmental Design in Architecture – Impacts on Health, the Variety of Problems and Problems of the Variety

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      Pages 249-255

      Forming the Building Blocks of a Sustainable Environment: How Dialogue and Public Diplomacy Yield Innovative Solutions

  7. Ecology, Damage and Pollution in Multi-Scale Environments

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 257-257

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      Pages 259-275

      Advantages of the Vertical Farm

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      Pages 277-305

      Restoration–Preservation in an Urban Environment and Seismic Stability of the Statues of Athena and Apollo Along the Forefront of the Academy of Athens

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      Pages 307-324

      A Health Damage Pattern Due to Street-Level Pollution in the Central Paris Area Estimated With a Turbulence-Resolving Model

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      Pages 325-336

      Les Ecoquartiers En France