Dense and Green Building Typologies

Research, Policy and Practice Perspectives

  • Thomas Schröpfer
  • Sacha Menz

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Architectural Design and Technology book series (BRIEFSARCHIDE)

About this book


In this book, academics, policy makers, developers, architects and landscape architects provide a systematic review of the environmental, social, economic and design benefits of dense and green building types in high-density urban contexts and discuss how these can support higher population densities, higher standards of environmental sustainability and enhanced live ability in future cities.


Green architecture Liveable density City in a garden Urban planning Garden city Innovative buildings City in nature Sustainable cities Punggol waterway terraces Landscape topology Urban greening Built environment Urban density

Authors and affiliations

  • Thomas Schröpfer
    • 1
  • Sacha Menz
    • 2
  1. 1.Singapore University of Technology and DesignSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.ETH ZürichZürichSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-0712-6
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-0713-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2199-580X
  • Series Online ISSN 2199-5818
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