The Sustainable Built Environment

Edited by : Fariborz Haghighat and Jong-Jin Kim,

Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, CanadaCollege of Architecture and Urban Planning, The University of Michigan, USA

1. The Sustainable Built Environment

Jong-Jin Kim, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, The University of Michigan, USA

Urban Design

Aseem Inam, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan, USA

Sustainable Community Development and Urban Design

Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Department of Urban Planning, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Urban Infrastructure and Morphosis

Stephen D. Luoni, School of Architecture, University of Florida, USA

Urban Renewal

Udo Greinacher, School of Architecture and Interior Design, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, University of Cincinnati, USA

2. Emerging Issues in Building Design

Raymond J. Cole, School of Architecture, University of British Columbia, Canada

Environmentally Friendly Building Materials

David Rousseau, Archemy Consulting Ltd., Canada

Resource Conscious Building Design Methods

Charles J. Kibert, Powell Center for Construction and Environment,Rinker School of Building Construction, University of Florida, USA

Intelligent Buildings

Show-Ling Wen, Department of Architecture and Urban Design, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan

Ching-Tzu Chen, College of Environmental Design, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan

Chiang-Pi Hsiao, Architecture and Building Research Institute (ABRI), Taiwan

Homes for People with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities

James Wasley, Department of Architecture, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

Environmental Standards

Robert Lowe, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

3. Environment, Energy and Health in Housing Design

Lidia Morawska, Centre for Medical, Health and Environmental Physics, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

M. Jamriska, Centre for Medical, Health and Environmental Physics, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Health and Comfort in Buildings

Jan Sundell, International Center for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Thermal Comfort in Housing and Thermal Environments

Fariborz Haghighat, Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Canada

Solar Heating and Passive Cooling

Mattheos Santamouris, Group Building Environmental Studies, Applied Physics Section, Department of Physics, University of Athens, Greece

Natural, Mechanical and Hybrid Ventilations

Hiroshi Yoshino, Department of Architecture and Building Science, School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan

Fariborz Haghighat, Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Canada

Lighting: Fundamentals, Practice, and Integrated Systems

Gary Steffy,  USA

Acoustics in the Built Environment

Richard Guy, Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Canada

4. Culture, Management Strategies, and Policy Issues in the Sustainable Built Environment

Nadia Boschi, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Building Construction, USA

The Built Environment: Economics and Management Strategies

Rocco Curto, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy

Built Environment, Health and Ethics of Intervention

Lars Molhave, Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Michal Krzyzanowski, WHO European Centre for Environment and Health, Bilthoven Division, The Netherlands

Cultural Conservation in the Built Environment

Gabriella Guarisco, Department of Architectural Construction of Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Historic Buildings: Conservation, Management and Policy Issues

Livio de Santoli, Department  Fisica Tecnica, University La Sapienza of Rome, Italy

Education and New Technologies to Promote Sustainable Built Environments

Nadia Boschi, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Building Construction, USA

Case Studies Evaluation: Toward Development of a Transferable Model

Kennedy Lawson Smith, National Main Street Center of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, USA

5. Using Technology to Improve the Quality of City Life

John Hadjinicolaou, Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Canada

Monitoring the Quality of Air

Samia Gamati, Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Canada

Monitoring of Surface Water Quality

Masaharu Fukue, Department of Marine Civil Engineering, Tokai University, Japan

Catherine N. Mulligan, Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Canada

Yoshio Sato, Department of Marine Science, Tokai University, Japan

Monitoring of Soil and Groundwater Quality

Catherine N. Mulligan, Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Canada

Technologies to Improve Waste Disposal

Catherine N. Mulligan, Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Canada

Ecological Engineering in the Urban Environment

John Hadjinicolaou, Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Canada

6. Economics of The Transportation System

Kenneth Button, School of Public Policy, George Mason University, USA

Intermodal and Multimodal Considerations and Developments

Michael D. Meyer, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Transportation System Organization, Management, and Interoperability

Michael D. Meyer, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

The Air Transportation System in the 21ST Century

Thomas E. Nissalke, Jr., Department of Aviation, Hartsfield International Airport, USA

Intelligent Transportation Systems

Billy M. Williams, Department of Civil Engineering, North Carolina State University, USA