Solutions to Climate change Challenges in the BuiltEnvironment helps develop an appreciation of the diverse themesof the climate change debate across the built environmentcontinuum. A wide perspective is provided through contributionsfrom physical, environmental, social, economic and politicalscientists. This strategic view on built environment issues will beuseful to researchers as well as policy experts and constructionpractitioners wanting a holistic view.
This book clarifies complex issues around climate change andfollows five main themes: climate change experiences; urbanlandscape development; urban management issues; measurement ofimpact; and the future. Chapters are written by eminent specialistsfrom both academic and professional backgrounds. The main contextfor chapters is the developed world but the discussion is widenedto incorporate regional issues.
The book will be valuable to researchers and students in all thebuilt environment disciplines, as well as to practitioners involvedwith the design, construction and maintenance of buildings, andgovernment organisations developing and implementing climate changepolicy.