Sustainable High Rise Buildings in Urban Zones

Advantages, Challenges, and Global Case Studies

  • Ali Sayigh

About this book


This unique reference gathers numerous new studies examining specific, prominent high-rise buildings around the world.  Each nuanced study included undertakes the following pivotal considerations: environmental impacts; safety & social acceptability; energy consumption and comfort; planning contexts within the urban zone; physical footprint and size; services and risks; and a careful assessment of advantages and challenges. Architects and engineers exploring and optimizing sustainable building practices, energy managers, municipal and private project planners, as well as students will find edification and inspiration in the analysis provided by esteemed practitioners and professors within this fascinating volume.


Deisgn for Comfort Energy Consumption in Buildings Energy Efficiency in Buildings Green Building Materials Green Buildings High Rise Bulidings Sustainable Architecture Sustainable Building Sustainable Development Urban Design

Editors and affiliations

  • Ali Sayigh
    • 1
  1. 1.BrightonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-17755-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-17756-4
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