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Buildings for a Greener Asia

Mark L. Clifford

in The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia’s Environmental Emergency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166089
eISBN:
9780231539203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166089.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the effects of high-rise buildings on the environment, and the construction of more sustainable buildings. As of mid-2014, 46 of the 50 tallest buildings are under construction ... More


Beyond Platinum: Making the Case for Titanium Buildings

Jock Herron, Amy C. Edmondson, and Robert G. Eccles

in Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019415
eISBN:
9780262315388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Buildings are seen as nouns, not verbs𠀔things, not processes. The relationship between the design and construction process, on the one hand, and the operating life cycle of the occupied building, on ... More


Green Buildings

Sandy Bond and Elaine Worzala

in Private Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199388752
eISBN:
9780199388783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388752.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Worldwide initiatives to address climate change, specifically the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, have been a major driver for the increased focus on sustainable buildings. This chapter ... More


Generativity: Reconceptualizing the Benefits of Green Buildings

Ronald Fry and Garima Sharma

in Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019415
eISBN:
9780262315388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

What are the benefits of green buildings? How are these benefits generated? Who receives these benefits? This chapter proposes generativity as a possible benefit. It describes it as the ... More


The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia’s Environmental Emergency

Mark Clifford

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166089
eISBN:
9780231539203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166089.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides a behind-the-scenes look at what companies in China, India, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand are doing to build businesses that will ... More


The Interjurisdictional Gray Area

Erin Ryan

in Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter Five probes the zone of jurisdictional overlap that belies the dual federalism ideal, where both the states and federal government hold legitimate regulatory interests or obligations. It ... More


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