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Tropical Urban Heat Islands: Climate, Buildings and Greenery

By: Nyuk Hien Wong and Yu Chen

264 pages, col images & maps

Spon Press (Routledge)

Hardback | Sep 2008 | #188242 | ISBN-13: 9780415411042
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About this book

This book explores the complex relationships between climate, buildings and plants, especially in urban heat islands. These relationships bear very critically on a range of environmental issues and point to some corresponding solutions.


Contents

Part 1: Introduction 1. Tropical Climate 2. Tropical Buildings 3. Tropical Plants 4. Climate and Buildings 5. Buildings and Plants 6. Plants and Climate 7. Climate-Building-Plants System Part 2: Case Studies 8. Measurements in Singapore

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