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Building Sustainability in East Asia: Policy, Design and People illustrates the holistic approaches and individual strategies to building sustainability that have been implemented in construction projects in Asia. Top-down and bottom-up approaches (from formulating policy to constructing individual buildings) are effective in terms of the sustainable development of cities, and this book covers both, illustrated with a range of case study developments.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Building Sustainability in East Asia: Policy, Design and People illustrates the holistic approaches and individual strategies to building sustainability that have been implemented in construction projects in Asia. Top-down and bottom-up approaches (from formulating policy to constructing individual buildings) are effective in terms of the sustainable development of cities, and this book covers both, illustrated with a range of case study developments.

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  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
  • Seitenzahl: 272
  • Erscheinungstermin: 22. März 2017
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9781119276982
  • Artikelnr.: 48114314
Autorenporträt
Vincent S. Cheng is Director of the Building Sustainability Group at Arup in Hong Kong. Dr Cheng has 20 years of professional experience in building energy efficiency and is an expert in sustainable master planning and building design, specialising in green code formulation, HK-BEAM and LEED assessment, life-cycle analysis and Air Ventilation Assessment (AVA) and District Cooling Systems (DCS). He is Council member of HK Professional Green Building Council and represents the Arup HK office on the Arup's Sustainability Task Force. Jimmy C. Tong is East Asia Energy Skill Leader and an Associate at Arup in Hong Kong, focusing on Building Sustainability. Dr Tong has expertise in energy systems in various sectors, including wind, solar, and other renewable energy, infrastructure and building services, and product and system development, and his current focus is creating and transforming cities and buildings toward a greener future.
Inhaltsangabe
About the Authors xi

Foreword xii

Preface xiv

Acknowledgement xvii

Section 1 On contexts 1

1 Introduction 3

1.1 Why sustainability matters 3

1.2 Why asia matters 4

1.3 Why buildings matter 5

1.3.1 Root causes and solutions to the problem 6

1.3.2 Eco-city principles 6

1.3.3 Liveable spaces 7

1.4 Dimensions of sustainable development 8

1.4.1 Policy support 8

1.4.2 Green market and consumption 9

1.4.3 Technology Push 10

1.5 Sustainability in practice 10

1.5.1 History of green building in Asia 11

1.5.2 Capacity building - green professionals 11

1.5.3 Sustainable change for the green movement 15

1.6 Organisation of the book 15

2 Rapid urbanisation 16

2.1 Introduction 16

2.2 Asian urbanisation in context 16

2.3 Demographic changes 17

2.3.1 Global population trends 17

2.3.2 Urban population growth 18

2.3.3 The challenge of an ageing population 21

2.4 Economic changes 22

2.4.1 Growth in GDP 22

2.4.2 Increased income 22

2.4.3 Consuming society 24

2.5 Socialchanges 25

2.5.1 Housing needs 25

2.5.2 Employment needs 26

2.6 New growth model 26

2.6.1 Mega and compact cities 27

2.6.2 Green building markets 28

2.7 Summary 29

3 Urban environmental challenges 30

3.1 Introduction 30

3.2 Urban challenges in context 31

3.3 Climate change challenges 32

3.3.1 Vulnerability to extreme weather 32

3.3.2 Global warming 34

3.4 Urban environmental degradation 37

3.4.1 Air pollution 37

3.4.2 Energy depletion 38

3.4.3 Waste generation 42

3.4.4 Pandemic and epidemic diseases 42

3.5 Liveability degradation 43

3.5.1 Urban heat Island 43

3.5.2 Ecological footprint 44

3.6 Summary 45

4 Quest for solutions 46

4.1 Introduction 46

4.2 History of international collaborations and partnerships 47

4.3 C40 cities climate leadership group initiative 47

4.3.1 Key issues 49

4.3.2 Action plan on buildings 49

4.4 WEF partnership for future of urban development 50

4.5 Regional integration 52

4.6 Changes for solutions 53

4.6.1 Re-think of sustainable development framework 53

4.6.2 Issues of policy 54

4.6.3 Issues of practices/design 55

4.6.4 Issues of people 55

4.7 Paradigm shift 56

Section 2 On policy 57

5 Policy framework 59

5.1 Introduction 59

5.2 Policy framework 60

5.3 Policy priorities 61

5.3.1 The moving target 61

5.3.2 Prioritisation of policy issues 63

5.3.3 The Asian way of change 71

5.4 Policy instruments 71

5.4.1 Regulations and standards "The Stick" 73

5.4.2 Economic instruments "The Carrot and Stick" 74

5.4.3 Voluntary schemes instrument 74

5.5 Institutional arrangements 76

5.5.1 Hierarchy - who to lead 76

5.5.2 Government coordination and authority 78

5.5.3 Proposal for eco-city implementation 79

5.6 Summary 80

6 Policy implementation 81

6.1 Introduction 81

6.2 General approach 81

6.3 Review of the regulations 83

6.3.1 Building energy regulations 84

6.3.2 Planning control for a better environment 86

6.4 Market solutions 87

6.4.1 Incentivising the market 87

6.5 Market-based approach 90

6.5.1 Green building certification 90

6.5.2 Sustainability report and index 90

6.6 Public-private partnership (PPP) 91

6.7 Collaboration with private sector 93

6.8 Capacity building 94

6.8.1 Demonstration projects and research and development 94

6.8.2 Education and training of green practitioners 95

6.9 Summary 96

Section 3 On design 97

7 Sustainability transformation 99

7.1 Introduction 99

7.2 Green transformation of building industry 100

7.2.1 Engaging stakeholders 100

7.2.2 Empowering the practitioners 102

7.3 Practice of building sustainability 103

7.3.1 Definition of sustainable building 103

7.3.2 Standardisation of practice 106

7.4 Sustainable building in action 107

7.4.1 Life-cycle consideration 107

7.4.2 Design stage - integrated design 110