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Roaf, Sue.

Adapting buildings and cities for climate change a 21st century survival guide / [electronic resource] : Sue Roaf, David Crichton and Fergus Nicol. - 2nd ed. - Boston, Mass. : Architectural Press, an imprint of Elsevier, 2009. - xiii, 385 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Climate change : the battle begins -- 2. Risk, scenarios and insurance -- 3. How hot will it get? -- 4. How wet will it get? -- 5. Windstorms -- 6. Sea level rises -- 7. Vulnerability, exposure and migration -- 8. Health implications of climate change -- 9. Climate change and thermal comfort -- 10. The adaptive potential of traditional buildings and cities -- 11. The failure of 'modern buildings' -- 12. The end of the age of tall buildings -- 13. The fossil fuel crisis -- 14. Fuel security : when will the lights go out? -- 15. The players -- 16. Designing buildings and cities for 3áAC of climate change.




Mode of access: World Wide Web.

9780080961279 (e-book : PDF)


Architecture and climate.
Architecture--Environmental aspects.
Architecture and energy conservation.
Ecological houses.
Dwellings--Energy conservation.
Construction industry--Appropriate technology.


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