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Author Cheng, Vincent S. Y., author.
Title Building sustainability in East Asia : policy, design, and people / Vincent S Cheng, Jimmy C Tong.
Imprint Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, 2017.

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Author Cheng, Vincent S. Y., author.
Subject Sustainable construction -- East Asia.
Sustainable buildings -- East Asia.
Sustainable urban development -- East Asia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Tong, Jimmy C. K., author.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 254 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Title Page ; Copyright Page; Contents; About the authors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgement; Section 1 On contexts; Chapter 1 Introduction; 1.1 Why Sustainability Matters; 1.2 Why Asia Matters; 1.3 Why Buildings Matter; 1.3.1 Root causes and solutions to the problem; 1.3.2 Eco-city principles ; 1.3.3 Liveable spaces; 1.4 Dimensions of Sustainable Development; 1.4.1 Policy support; 1.4.2 Green market and consumption; 1.4.3 Technology push; 1.5 Sustainability in Practice; 1.5.1 History of green building in Asia; 1.5.2 Capacity building -- green professionals.
1.5.3 Sustainable change for the green movement1.6 Organisation of the Book; Chapter 2 Rapid urbanisation; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Asian Urbanisation in Context; 2.3 Demographic Changes; 2.3.1 Global population trends; 2.3.2 Urban population growth; 2.3.3 The challenge of an ageing population; 2.4 Economic Changes; 2.4.1 Growth in GDP; 2.4.2 Increased income; 2.4.3 Consuming society; 2.5 Social Changes; 2.5.1 Housing needs; 2.5.2 Employment needs; 2.6 New Growth Model; 2.6.1 Mega and compact cities; 2.6.2 Green building markets; 2.7 Summary; Chapter 3 Urban environmental challenges.
3.1 Introduction3.2 Urban Challenges in Context; 3.3 Climate Change Challenges; 3.3.1 Vulnerability to extreme weather; 3.3.2 Global warming; 3.4 Urban Environmental Degradation; 3.4.1 Air pollution; 3.4.2 Energy depletion; 3.4.3 Waste generation; 3.4.4 Unhealthy urban environment; 3.5 Liveability Degradation; 3.5.1 Urban heat Island; 3.5.2 Ecological footprint; 3.6 Summary; Chapter 4 Quest for solutions ; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 History of International Collaborations and Partnerships; 4.3 C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group Initiative; 4.3.1 Key issues; 4.3.2 Action plan on buildings.
4.4 WEF Partnership for Future of Urban Development4.5 Regional Integration; 4.6 Changes for Solutions; 4.6.1 Re-think of sustainable development framework ; 4.6.2 Issues of policy; 4.6.3 Issues of practice/design; 4.6.4 Issues of people; 4.7 Paradigm Shift; Section 2 On policy; Chapter 5 Policy framework ; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Policy Framework; 5.3 Policy Priorities; 5.3.1 The moving target; 5.3.2 Prioritisation of policy issues; 5.3.3 The Asian way of change; 5.4 Policy Instruments; 5.4.1 Regulations and standards "The Stick"; 5.4.2 Economic instruments "The Carrot and Stick."
5.4.3 Voluntary schemes instrument5.5 Institutional Arrangements; 5.5.1 Hierarchy -- who to lead; 5.5.2 Government coordination and authority; 5.5.3 Proposal for eco-city implementation ; 5.6 Summary; Chapter 6 Policy implementation ; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 General Approach; 6.3 Review of the Regulations; 6.3.1 Building energy regulations; 6.3.2 Planning control for a better environment; 6.4 Market Solutions; 6.4.1 Incentivising the market; 6.5 Market-Based Approach ; 6.5.1 Green building certification; 6.5.2 Sustainability report and index; 6.6 Public-Private Partnership (PPP).
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 18, 2017).
ISBN 9781119276975 (electronic bk.)
1119276977 (electronic bk.)
9781119276982 (electronic book)
1119276985 (electronic book)
9781119277026
1119277027
9781119277002 (hardcover)
OCLC # 974796474
Additional Format Print version: Cheng, Vincent S.Y. Building sustainability in East Asia. Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, 2017 9781119277002 (DLC) 2016051176