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Title Environmental indicators for building design : development and application on Mexican dwellings / Olivia Guerra Santin.
Imprint Amsterdam, Netherlands : IOS Press, ©2008.


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Description 1 online resource (124 pages) : illustrations
Series Sustainable urban areas, 1574-6410 ; 16
Sustainable urban areas ; 16.
Note "This research started as part of the ATLAS project for a MSc thesis in the Urban Environmental Management programme of the Wageningen University of Agriculture"--Page 1.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-123).
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Ecological houses -- Mexico.
Dwellings -- Energy conservation -- Mexico.
Sustainable buildings -- Mexico.
Ecological houses -- Mexico -- Design and construction -- Case studies.
Sustainable buildings -- Mexico -- Design and construction -- Case studies.
Sustainable living -- Mexico.
Genre Electronic books.
Case studies.
Case studies.
Contents The approach -- Reference dwellings -- Anaysis of Mexican, Peruvian and Dutch housing -- Improving Mexican housing -- Recommendations for new housing in Mexico -- Appendices.
Summary Construction will always be needed, and will always consume resources. In developing an approach for assessing sustainable building, the Three Step Strategy (in the Netherlands named Trias Ecologica) has proven to be useful. This title looks at this Strategy.
Other Author IOS Press.
Other Title Print version: Guerra Santin, Olivia. Environmental indicators for building design. Amsterdam, Netherlands : IOS Press, ©2008 9781586038946 158603894X