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TitleSustainable design in construction sector
Author(s)Bragança, L.
Koukkari, Heli
Mateus, Ricardo
Issue date2005
PublisherCRC Press/Balkema
CitationSCHAUR, Christian [et al.], ed. lit. – “Improvement of buildings’structural quality by new techonologies : proceedings of the final Conference Cost Action C12, 2005 Innsbruck, Austria”. Leiden : A. A. Balkema, 2005.
Abstract(s)Evaluation of the sustainable development -and on the other hand the effects of human activities on the future of the nature and mankind - is made on the basis of various indi-cators. The choice of indicators, the use of indicators and the evaluation procedure comprise both objective and subjective issues. The results of a sustainability evaluation procedure will be better interpretative and understandable when decision-making theories are applied. This con-cerns especially the valuation and use of weighting-factors that link the measurable and objec-tive parameters of indicators. When the most important indicators are generally agreed, the dif-ferences between cases, countries or technological branches can be handled through weighting-factors. Further, dealing with the performance criteria of the built environment in relation to the sustainability can be advanced by application of decision-making methods.
TypeConference paper
URIhttps://hdl.handle.net/1822/5072
ISBN0415366097
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:CEC-GTC - Comunicações a Conferências Internacionais

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