Going Green , A Handbook of Sustainable Housing Practices in Developing Countries
The housing sector is in a prime position to mitigate climate change and make environmentally-friendly cities. Going Green provides an overview of sustainable housing practices with a focus on "green" building materials and construction technologies, and climate-responsive housing and settlement design. However, improving the sustainability of housing is not only a technical challenge and this book shows how environmental aspects can be successfully interwoven with the social, cultural and economic milieu in which they are proposed, adopted and, ideally, scaled-up to meet the massive housing demand in developing countries.
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ISBN Series Number:- Not available - ISBN: 978-92-1-132487-7 HS Number: 074/12E Series Title:- Not available - Pages: 50 Year: 2012 Publisher: UN-HABITAT Co-Publisher :- Not available - Languages:
Themes: Slum / human settlements upgrading, Land and Housing Countries: Branch/Office:
Shelter and Sustainable Human Settlements Development Division