Reusable and Sustainable Building Materials in Modern Architecture

Reusable and Sustainable Building Materials in Modern Architecture

Gülşah Koç (Yildiz Technical University, Turkey) and Bryan Christiansen (Global Research Society, LLC, USA)
Release Date: November, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 302|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6995-4
ISBN13: 9781522569954|ISBN10: 1522569952|EISBN13: 9781522569961|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522587170
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Description

Designing buildings and physical environments depends on social structure, social needs, economic data, environment, and technological development. Planning these environments is heavily influenced by cultural and regional need, the existing environment, and the materials available.

Reusable and Sustainable Building Materials in Modern Architecture is an essential reference source that discusses the shaping of building design through culture and materials as well as the influence of environment on building design. Featuring research on topics such as passive design, ecological design, and urban design, this book is ideal for academicians, specialists, and researchers seeking coverage on culture, environment, and building design.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Architectural Design
  • Biogeometry
  • Building Materials
  • Cultural Influences
  • Ecological Design
  • Ecology
  • Material Efficiency
  • Passive Design
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Urban Design

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Gülsah Koç is earning her Master's degree in Architecture from Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul, Turkey.
Bryan Christiansen is the Chief Executive Officer of Global Research Society, LLC in Michigan, USA. A former business lecturer at universities in Russia, Turkey, and the USA, he has traveled to 41 countries where he has conducted international business since 1985 in multiple languages and various industries with Global 500 firms and smaller. Christiansen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing at the University of the State of New York in 1996 and his MBA degree at Capella University in 2003. The author of 22 Scopus-indexed Reference books on business, cultural studies, economics, and psychology, he is fluent in Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, and Turkish. Christiansen is currently working with a Russian theoretical mathematician on a new economic model for developing nations.

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