Environmental Sustainability in Building Design and Construction (Hardcover)
Chapter 1-Introduction.- Chapter 2-National and international developments.- Chapter 3-Climate change and built environment.- Chapter 4-Energy and carbon emission.- Chapter 5-Materials and water.- Chapter 6-Sustainable waste management.- Chapter 7-Resilience and adaptation in buildings.- Chapter 8-Sustainable building design.- Chapter 9-Urban sustainable developments.- Chapter 10-Regional sustainable developments.
Dr. Xiaoming Wang is a Professor with the Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources in the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), and an adjunt Professor with the School of Engineering at Monash University and the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology at the Swinburne University of Technology. He has extensive experience working on climate impact and adaptation related projects of national significance, and was a contributing author to the Australasia chapter in the IPCC 5th Assessment Report of Climate Change (AR5), as well as a leading/contributing author of 2nd Assessment Report of Climate Change and Cities (ARC3-2). Dr. Wang has published about 270 journal and conference papers, book chapters, and technical reports with collaborations in broad international and national research networks. He is highly skilled in multi- and inter-disciplinary research, with broad knowledge and publications covering material science, mechanical and civil engineering, urban environment and sustainability, green cities and planning, public health, and climate adaptation. Dr Saya Ramakrishnan is Australian Research Council (ARC) DECRA Research Fellow at the Swinburne University of Technology. He holds BSc Eng (Hons) Degree (First Class) from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, and PhD Degree from Swinburne University of Technology. Saya's research is mainly focused on sustainable construction materials, smart construction methods and energy efficiency in buildings. He is also passionate about implementing research developments for industrial practice and has therefore established research partnerships with the industrial sector during his career. Saya has published many research articles in high impact journals during his PhD and as the early career researcher.