Discusses the objectives of sustainable urban development and sets out the framework and protocols for an environmental assessment of the planning, property development, design, construction, operation and use of buildings. This is the first of three volumes on the research and debate of the BEQUEST(Building, Environmental Quality Evaluation for Sustainability) network funded by the European Commission.For example, Beggs and Moodley (1997) have discussed how passively controlled low-energy buildings can sometimes ... Keeping and Shiers (1996) have highlighted the importance of a planned preventative maintenance programme inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Sustainable Urban Development: The framework and protocols for environmental assessment|
|Author||:||S. R. Curwell, Mark Deakin, Martin Symes|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis - 2005-01|