Human Factors in Green Building

Edited by
January 2019
200 pages
  • ISBN978-3-03897-566-3 (Paperback)
  • ISBN978-3-03897-567-0 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Human Factors in Green Building that was published in

Chemistry & Materials Science
Computer Science & Mathematics
Environmental & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
World Green Building Council suggests that health, well-being and productivity should be the next chapter for green building. There is an obvious shift of green building movement from technology-centric towards human-centric, which culminates in recent WELL Building Standard, focusing exclusively on human health and wellness. This special issue aims to push forward the research, discourse and practice of green building towards more human-oriented design solutions. Particularly, this special issue collects papers on: <false,>Post-occupancy evaluation of green buildingsIndoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)Thermal Comfort and Adaptive BehaviorsQuality of Life and HousingHealthcare Design
  • Paperback
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healthcare design; outpatients’ perspectives; waiting areas; patient-centred design (PCD); patient-centred care (PCC); natural ventilation; thermal comfort; thermal adaption; tropical climate; indoor environment quality; eco-label effect; bias; comfort; environmental certification; “green” buildings; Tibetan village in Sichuan Province; thermal environment; adaptive thermal comfort; adaptive coefficient; stone dwelling; thermal comfort; natural ventilation; measurement; school classrooms; secondary school; design for dementia; dementia-friendly; design evaluation; dementia support facilities; residential aged care; built environment; space syntax; wayfinding; behavior cues; orientation cues; elderly; quality of life; housing design; rental housing; high care needs; post occupancy evaluation; qualitative research; interior design; interior architecture; indoor environment quality; methodology; convergent methodologies; human factors; outdoor views; learning environment; seat preference; sky; shading; greenery; open-plan workplace; environmental control; productivity; satisfaction; occupational stress; workplace design; connection to nature; wellbeing; causal loop diagram; architectural design thinking; user-centric building design; environmental experience design; residential aged care facilities; design for active ageing; human factors; green building; indoor environment quality; building types; post-occupancy evaluation