Book 2011

Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture

Analytical Therapy for the Next Generation of Passive Sustainable Architecture

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ISBN: 978-1-84996-533-0 (Print) 978-1-84996-534-7 (Online)

Table of contents (36 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxix

  2. Architectural Hypothesis and Theory

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      Overview

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      Pages 13-21

      Architectural Hypothesis

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      Pages 23-35

      Architectural Theory

  3. Biophilic Architecture

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      Pages 37-37

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      Pages 39-46

      Biophilic Architecture Hypothesis

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      Pages 47-83

      Introduction on Plants and Vegetations

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      Pages 85-94

      Introduction on Growing Media (Soil)

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      Pages 95-112

      Introduction on Irrigation Systems

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      Pages 113-122

      Green Areas in Biophilic Architecture

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      Pages 123-138

      Climate Change and Human Health (The Challenges and Remediation Act)

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      Pages 139-150

      The Urban Heat Island Phenomenon upon Urban Components

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      Pages 151-157

      The Green Areas Benefits Upon Urban Sustainability Role

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      Pages 159-165

      Plants, Oxygen and Human Life Benefits

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      Pages 167-171

      Evapotranspiration and Environmental Benefits

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      Pages 173-186

      Socio and Healthy Human Psychology upon Biophilic Architecture

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      Pages 187-204

      Green Roofs

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      Pages 205-216

      Green Walls

  4. Bioclimatic Architecture

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 217-217

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      Pages 219-227

      Interaction between Architectural Creation and Environmental Impact

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      Pages 229-232

      Vernacular Architecture and Human Experiences

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      Pages 233-249

      Vernacular Architecture from Hot Regions (Basrah, Iraq)

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      Pages 251-263

      Vernacular Architecture from Cold and Temperate Regions (Aarhus, Denmark)

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