Architecture, City, Environment

Architecture, City, Environment

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Global warming is the most severe environmental challenge faced by humanity today and the costs of responding effectively will be high. While Russiaa€™s ratification of the Kyoto Protocol ensures the treatya€™s entry into force, lack of capacity, or incentiveThese issues give rise lo the question of whether our urban style buildings will be ultimately sustainable, Designers need ... The software has self-containedaquot; weather data for over 2000 cities. ... Solar shading from roof overhangs, so effective for houses, is meaningless since the roof may be 20 to 60 stories (or more) above the windows. ... for each of the 8760 hours in a year and are based on the generated exterior weather conditions and the interior temperature profiles and loads.

Title:Architecture, City, Environment
Author:Koen Steemers
Publisher:Earthscan - 2000


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