Environmentally Assessing Buildings Characterized by Complex Shape and Innovative Materials

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Abstract

Paper addresses the emerging problem consisting in a correct energy and environmental evaluation of buildings belonging to the new architectural tendency. In fact, innovative buildings are often characterized by new materials that, not rarely, are not contemplated in current environmental databases. Moreover, unconventional shapes of these buildings could require further manufacturing processes that involve additional energy consumption not included in the commercial environmental database. Through the work a spotlighting of the problem is presented with reference to a real innovative building.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)409-414
Number of pages6
JournalADVANCED MATERIALS RESEARCH
Volume664
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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  • Engineering(all)

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