Seaside Building Design: Principles and Practice

Buildings in Maritime Zones

  • Ali Sayigh

Part of the Innovative Renewable Energy book series (INREE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Ali Sayigh
    Pages 1-4
  3. Nazar Sayigh
    Pages 5-25
  4. Khaled A. Al-Sallal, Amira R. AbouElhamd
    Pages 27-41
  5. Manuel Correia Guedes, Bruno Marques, Gustavo Cantuária
    Pages 113-148
  6. Luca Finocchiaro
    Pages 149-162
  7. Judit Lopez-Besora, Helena Coch Roura
    Pages 195-215
  8. Marco Sala, Antonella Trombadore
    Pages 217-229
  9. Ali Sayigh
    Pages 231-231
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 233-242

About this book


This one of a kind reference gathers numerous new studies examining the design of buildings in seaside locations. Chapters discuss design for various locations and seaside climates and include information regarding climate, materials, concepts of cooling and heating, vegetation and micro-climate, and weather conditions and sustainability. This book provides architects, engineers, builders, and students with design examples and applications that will enable them to design and build comfortable, cost-effective and sustainable buildings in maritime zones.


Climate adaptive design Smart Islands Smart Design Thermal Comfort Maritime Climates Green Infrastructure Green Architecture Zero Energy Houses Eco-tourism Sustainable Architecture

Editors and affiliations

  • Ali Sayigh
    • 1
  1. 1.World Renewable Energy Congress and NetworkBrightonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-67948-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-67949-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2522-8927
  • Series Online ISSN 2522-8935
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