Sustainable Building Design: Applications Using Climatic Data in India (Design Science and Innovation) (Hardcover)
Chapter 1: Introduction.- Chapter 2: Climate, comfort and sun.- Chapter 3: Design strategies.- Chapter 4: Design case studies.- Chapter 5: Climatic data and sun-path diagrams.
Prof. Dr. Chitrarekha Kabre is former Dean, Faculty of Architecture, Urban and Town Planning, State University of Haryana, Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Murthal, India. She is a former Fulbright Visiting Professor of the North Dakota State University, USA (2012-13). She earned her Doctorate in Architecture from the University of Queensland, Australia in 2008 (recipient of the Australian Development Cooperation Scholarship). In 1989 she received her Master of Building Engineering and Management (recipient of gold medal) degree from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi (an institute of National Importance). In 1985 she received her Bachelor of Architecture from the Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal. She has 24 25 years of academic and professional experience in the architecture and building profession. She is a life member of the International Association of Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA), and an International Associate of the American Institute of Architects. She has authored 33 research papers in international conferences and journals (Building and Environment and Architectural Science Review) and has served as a reviewer for the journals Building and Environment and Indoor and Built Environment. She is the Chief Editor of the book Energy Efficient Design of Buildings and Cities, published by the Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Murthal and Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe (HSOWL), Detmold, Germany. She has an extensive citation index in Google Scholar. Her biography is published in Marquis Who's Who in the World, the United States, as one of the leading achievers. She is GRIHA Certified Professional of The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) & Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Sources, Government of India. She is also ECBC Certified Professional of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Government of India. She has developed courses on Sustainable Architecture at undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral levels. She introduced M. Tech. (Construction and Real Estate Management) innovative programme awarded by the University Grants Commission, Government of India.