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Advanced Materials in Smart Building Skins for Sustainability: From Nano to Macroscale / Julian Wang, Donglu Shi, Yehao Song

Publication year: 2023

ISBN: 978-3-031-09695-2

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Demonstrates the importance of smart and dynamic building skins in in sustainable buildings Provides the scientific basis for integration of nanoscale materials in building envelopes with enhanced performance Illustrates engineering solution and design process incorporating advanced materials in applications of building skins. Updates readers on the key areas of smart building skins embodied in the novel advanced materials with unique structures and smart properties that enable multiple functions in energy efficiency, solar harvesting, and environmental greenness. It synergistically integrates the topics and knowledge of material design and experimental studies, theoretical analyses of building energy-saving mechanisms and solar energy utilization, and new design methodologies and processes taking advanced materials into account at different scales - from nano to the macroscale.

Subject: Building Design, Building construction, Building materials Environmental aspects, Building materials Technological innovations, Buildings Environmental engineering, Exterior walls Design and construction, Smart materials in architecture, Sustainable buildings Design and construction, Advanced Materials, Building Energy, Solar Architecture, Sustainable Buildings, Building Performance, Building Envelopes, Sustainability