Sustainable Environmental Design in Architecture

Impacts on Health

  • Stamatina Th. Rassia
  • Panos M. Pardalos

Part of the Springer Optimization and Its Applications book series (SOIA, volume 56)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Public Health and Neuroscience for Architecture and Sustainability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. John P. Eberhard
      Pages 3-6
    3. McKane E. Sharff, Elissa Gerfen, Kenneth P. Tercyak
      Pages 7-25
    4. Eve A. Edelstein, Eduardo Macagno
      Pages 27-41
    5. Takemi Sugiyama, Maike Neuhaus, Neville Owen
      Pages 43-65
  3. Indoor Environmental Design Impacts on Health and Well-Being

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Shweta Manchanda, Koen Steemers
      Pages 69-81
    3. Claude-Alain Roulet, Philomena M. Bluyssen, Birgit Müller, Eduardo de Oliveira Fernandes
      Pages 83-108
    4. Lia Chatzidiakou, Ayub Pathan, Alex Summerfield, Dejan Mumovic
      Pages 109-141
  4. Impact of Outdoor Environmental Conditions on Human Behavior and Health

  5. Remote Sensing, Modeling and Assessment of Multi-Scale Design Dynamics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Bernd Resch, Rex Britter, Carlo Ratti
      Pages 175-184
    3. Ioannis Tzouvadakis, Athanassios Stamos, Dimitra Vassilaki
      Pages 185-192
  6. Sustainability: Theory, Philosophy and Diplomacy

  7. Ecology, Damage and Pollution in Multi-Scale Environments

About this book


The chapters in this book, written by international experts from different fields of architecture and engineering, are devoted to recent interdisciplinary works in a variety of subjects related to sustainable architecture and engineering, environmental modeling, behavioral science and public health. The invited contributions focus on new ideas, concepts and research work with multidisciplinary applications.


Special features of this volume include indoor and urban design impacts on human comfort, modeling and assessment of multi-scale design dynamics, as well as new results from diverse areas of research spanning from architecture and engineering to neuroscience and public health.


Sustainable Environmental Design in Architecture is intended for graduate students and researchers of architecture, engineering, neuroscience, public health, social and computational sciences, architectural modeling and related fields.

Editors and affiliations

  • Stamatina Th. Rassia
    • 1
  • Panos M. Pardalos
    • 2
  1. 1., Department of ArchitectureUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Dept. Industrial & Systems, EngineeringUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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