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Landscape Design for Microclimate Modification: Book by Terry J. Gillespie

Landscape Design for Microclimate Modification

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ISBN: 9780471056676    Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Year of publishing: 1995     Format:  Paperback Language: English
Creating Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency Microclimatic Landscape Design shows designers how to work with nature to create climatically pleasant spaces for human activities. With remarkable clarity,...Read more
Creating Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency Microclimatic Landscape Design shows designers how to work with nature to create climatically pleasant spaces for human activities. With remarkable clarity, it covers both the scientific background and the design techniques needed for shaping spaces that increase comfort and reduce energy consumption.
This comprehensive, environmentally-sensitive guide: Presents the basic principles of microclimatology and explains how objects in the landscape affect climate to create microclimates Describes methods for modifying the key variables in a microclimate, including radiation, wind, temperature, humidity, and precipitation Shows how to create successful, comfortable spaces under a wide variety of climatic conditions Explains energy budgets and the effects of landscape on energy use in buildings Includes useful formulas for determining human thermal comfort, estimating solar radiation absorbed by a person, and estimating wind in a given landscape For landscape architects, architects, contractors, and planners, Microclimatic Landscape Design is a concise, practical, and indispensable guide to improving the comfort of outdoor spaces and reducing the heating or cooling loads on buildings.
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About the author: Terry J. Gillespie
ROBERT D. BROWN is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Graduate Studies in the School of Landscape Architecture, University of Guelph, Canada, where... Read more
ROBERT D. BROWN is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Graduate Studies in the School of Landscape Architecture, University of Guelph, Canada, where he also received his MLA and PhD in micrometeorology. Dr. Brown maintains active teaching and research programs and is a frequent contributor to the professional literature. TERRY J. GILLESPIE is Professor in the Department of Land Resource Science at the University of Guelph, where he also received his PhD in meteorology. Dr. Gillespie has received numerous teaching awards, including the prestigious John Bell Award, and was recognized as Canadian Professor of the Year.
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