Desktop version

Home arrow Engineering arrow Sustainable High Rise Buildings in Urban Zones: Advantages, Challenges, and Global Case Studies


Adalberth K, Almgren A, Petersen EH (2001) Life cycle assessment of four multi-family buildings, International Journal of Low Energy and Sustainable Buildings, vol 2. Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, pp 1-21

ATKINS (2009) DIFA Lighthouse Tower. Internet WWW page at: Project-Detail.aspx?ProjectID=136. Accessed 2 Aug 2015 Bahaj AS, James PAB, Jentsch MF (2008) Potential of emerging glazing technologies for highly glazed buildings in hot arid climates. Energ Buildings 40(5):720-731 Bautech (2005) 555 City Center, Oakland. Bhattacharya SP, Singh S (2013) Sustainability index measurement of energy efficient skyscrapers: present Indian perspective, IJMER 3(2):747-751. ISSN: 2249-6645 Booking Website (2015)

html?aid=331093&label=HBbook-down;inj=1#availability/. Accessed 2 Jul 2015 Buyukozturk O (2004) High-rise buildings: evolution and innovations. In: Proceedings of World Building Congress, Toronto-Ontario, Canada. IST, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 2-7 May 2004. CIB_Toronto_05-04 ( CIB-Toronto-05-04)

Cleveland CJ, Morris CG (2009) Dictionary of energy: expanded edition. Elsevier Science, Amsterdam

Conventional on Biological Diversity (CBD) (2005) Refined guidelines on biodiversity considerations in EIA and SEA (Part 1: EIA) prepared in response to decision VI/7-A, Para 3, Version 4, July 2005

Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (2015). Accessed 7 Aug 2015 DeSalvo J (2003) The complete pyramid sourcebook. Author House, pp 2-3 Egypt the Future (2015) In: Proceedings of the International Conference, Sharm El Sheikh, Ministry of Investment and Ministry of Intentional Cooperation, Cairo, Egypt, 14-17 March 2015

Egyptian Iron and Steel Co. (2015) Accessed 2 Jul 2015

EMPORIS (2015). Accessed 21 Mar 2015

Foraboschi P, Mercanzin M, Trabucco D (2014) Sustainable structural design of tall buildings based on embodied energy. Energ Buildings 68(Part A):254-269 Fox R (2008) Provocations: sustainable architecture today. In: Proceedings of the CTBUH’s 8th World Congress, Dubai

Frachette R, Gilchrist R (2008) Towards zero energy: a case study of the Pearl River Tower, Guangzhou, China. In: Proceedings of the CTBUH 8th World Congress, “Tall & Green: Typology for a Sustainable Urban Future”, Dubai, 3-5 March, pp 252-262 Fuglestvedt et al., Center for International Climate and Environmental Research—Oslo, CICER (2007) Climate forcing from the transport sectors. In: Field CB (ed) PNAS. http://www.pnas. org/cgi/content/full/0702958104/DC1. Accessed 23 Jul 2015 Genge GR, Eng P, Burton B (2014) Web exclusive: assessing the potential effects of climate change on high-rise residential buildings. assessing-the-potential-effects-of-climate-change-on-high-rise-residential-buildings/1003192 466/?&er=NA. Accessed 29 Jul 2015

H & RA (2000) Leading hospitality into the age of excellence: expansion, competition and vision in the Multinational Hotel Industry 1995-2005, Paris Accessed 8 Aug 2015 Accessed 23 Jul 2015; http://www. Accessed 23 Jul 2015

http://www.circularecology.eom/embodied-energy-and-carbon-footprint-database.html#. VdUS28votdg/. Accessed 20 Aug 2015 Accessed 23 Jul 2015 Accessed 20 Aug 2015 Accessed 24 Jul 2015 Accessed 23 Jul 2015 Accessed 26 Feb 2015 Haynes.pdf/. Accessed 13 May 2015 Accessed 13 May 2015 Sustainable-answer/20345. Accessed 20 Jan 2015 Institution of Civil Years (2015) embodied-Energy-and-carbon/. Accessed 2 Jul 2015 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (2007) Climate change 2007: mitigation. In: Metz B, Davidson OR, Bosch PR, Dve R, Myer LA (eds) Contribution of Working Group III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

International Tourism Partnership (2008) Environmental management for hotels. ITP, London IRENA (2015) IRENA report: renewables now competitive, IRENA, Abu Dhabi, 18 Jan 2015. Accessed 29 Jul 2015

Irwin PA, Kilpatrick J, Robinson J, Fisque A (2008) Wind and tall buildings: negatives and positives. Struct Des Tall Spec Build 17:915-928

Joshi KA, Kambekar AR (2013) Optimization of energy in public buildings. In: IC-RICE Conference Issue, November, pp 423-427

Kim YM, You KP (2002) Dynamic response of a tapered tall building to wind loads. J Wind Eng Ind Aerodyn 90:1771-1782

Lam JC, Chan RYC, Tsang CL, Li DHW (2004) Electricity use characteristics of purpose-built office buildings in subtropical climates. Energ Convers Manage 45(6):829-844 Lotfabadi P (2014) High-rise buildings and environmental factors. Renew Sust Energ Rev 38:285-295

Lotfabadi P (2015) Solar considerations in high-rise buildings. Energ Buildings 89(15):183-195 Murdico SJ (2006) Earthquakes: a practical survival guide. The Rosen Publishing Group, New York, p 39

Neves MF (2010) The food business environment and the role of China and Brazil building a “food bridge”. China Agric Econ Rev 2:25-35

Newman and Kenworthy (1989) Cities and automobile dependence: an international sourcebook, Gower Technical. tainability/sustainability-and-the-environment/Documents/tall-buildings-sustainability.pdf/. Accessed 20 Aug 2015

Ng ST, Gong W, Loveday DL (2014). In: Creative Construction Conference 2014, pp 501-507 Nijhuis S (2013) High-rise and the sustainable city. In: Meyer H, Zandbelt D (eds). Island Press, Washington, DC. ISBN: 9789085940494

Oldfield P (2010) The carbon impact of tall—embodied energy and high-rise, CTBUH 2010. In: World Conference, “Remaking Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age”, Mumbai, India, 3-5 February

Oldfield PF (2012) Tall buildings and sustainability. University of Nottingham Press, England, pp 32-35

Oldfield P, Trabucco D, Wood A (2009) Five energy generations of tall buildings: an historical analysis of energy consumption in high-rise buildings. J Architect 14(5):591-613

Rada J (1996) Designing and building eco-efficient hotels, Green Hotelier, Magazine of the International Hotels Environmental Initiative, Issue 4, September Roaf S, Crichton D, Nicol F (eds) (2005) Adapting buildings and cities for climate change: a 21st century survival guide. Architectural Press, Burlington, p 251 Seppo J (2004) An environmental impact of an office building throughout its life cycle. Doctoral Dissertation, Helsinki University of Technology Construction Economics and Management, Espoo

Shustov V (2000) Building elevation as a structural control. Internet WWW page at http://www. Accessed 13 May 2015 Suzuki M, Oka T (1998) Estimation of life cycle energy consumption and CO2 emission of office buildings in Japan. Energ Buildings 28:33-41

Tall & Green (2008) Typology for a sustainable urban future, Dubai, March 3-5, pp 354-361 The Cleveland Clinic (2007) The benefits of water. Archived from the original on 16 Jan 2007. Retrieved on 19 Feb 2007

The International CHP/DHC Collaborative: Advancing Near-term Low Carbon Technologies, IEA (2007). Accessed 20 Aug 2015 The Top 5 Cities with the Most High-Rise Buildings/Population (2015). statistics/worlds-tallest-buildings/. Accessed 21 Mar 2015 Tibia G, Mokhtar A (2014) Glass selection for high-rise residential buildings in the United Arab Emirates based on life cycle cost analysis, 6th International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, SEB-14. Energy Procedia 62:270-279 Top 25 Nations with High Rise Building in the World (2015). top-25-cities-with-most-high-rise-buildings/. Accessed 21 Mar 2015 Treloar GJ, Fay R, Llozor B, Love PED (2001) An analysis of the embodied energy of office buildings by height. Facilities 19(5/6):204-214

United Utilities Web Site (2015). Accessed 2 Jul 2015

Vallen GK, Vallen JJ (2009) Check-in check-out: managing hotel operations. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River

Wener R, Carmalt H (2006) The environmental psychology and sustainability in high-rise structures. Technol Soc 28:157-167,

Will Pank, Maunsell Ltd, Herbert Girardet, Urban Futures, Greg Cox, Oscar Faber Ltd (2002) Tall buildings and sustainability report. Economic Development Office, Corporation of London World Tourism Organization (WTO) (2003) Tourism market trends—2003 edition. World overview and tourism topics. WTO, Madrid Yeang K (1999) The Green skyscraper. Prestel, London, p 200

You K-P, Kim Y-M, Ko N-H (2008) The evaluation of wind-induced vibration responses to a tapered tall building. Struct Des Tall Spec Build 17(3):655-667. doi:10.1002/tal.371

< Prev   CONTENTS   Source   Next >