Guidelines on building design and operation to minimize air quality impacts from major roads in transit oriented development
Morawska, Lidia (2006) Guidelines on building design and operation to minimize air quality impacts from major roads in transit oriented development. In de Oliveira Fernandes, E., Gameiro da Silva, M., & Rosado Pinto, J. (Eds.) Proceedings of Healthy Buildings 2006 : Creating a Healthy Environment for People, International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Lisbon, Portugal, p. 270.
Poor air quality has a huge detrimental effect, both economic and on the quality of life, in Australia. Transit oriented design (TOD), which aims to minimise urban sprawl and lower dependency on vehicles, leads to an increasing number of buildings close to transport corridors. This project aims at providing guidelines that are appropriate to include within City Plan to inform future planning along road corridors, and provide recommendations on when mitigation measures should be utilised.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Transport Corridors, Air Quality, Building Design, Transit Oriented Development, Road Traffic Emissions|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EARTH SCIENCES (040000) > ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES (040100) > Atmospheric Sciences not elsewhere classified (040199)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (111705)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Land Use and Environmental Planning (120504)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 [please consult the authors]|
|Deposited On:||18 Jun 2009 00:19|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:26|
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