Review articles

A preview of included review articles is given in the table below.


  1. Articles can be searched using the search fields: Article key, Title, Year, Authors, Claimed review type, Actual review type, Quality index, Risk of bias and Main topic. 
  2. Quality index and Risk of bias have been derived using modified AMSTAR (Burda, Holmer and Noris 2016; Shea et al. 2007) and AMSTAR-2 (Shea et al.2017) checklist. For more details of the quality assessment process, please visit Quality assessment scheme.
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Showing 1-20 of 131 items.
Article keyTitleYearAuthorsClaimed review typeActual review typeQuality indexRisk of biasMain topic 
Khoshbakht_2017Cost-benefit Prediction of Green Buildings: SWOT Analysis of Research Methods and Recent Applications2017Zhonghua Gou, Karine Dupre, Maryam Khoshbakhtsystematic reviewscoping reviewCmediumCost-benefit prediction methods for green buildings
Maruthaveeran_2014A socio-ecological exploration of fear of crime in urban green spaces - A systematic review2014Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Sreetheran Maruthaveeransystematic reviewscoping reviewBmediumUrban green spaces characteristics that evoke fear of crime
Semaan_2016Assessment of the Gains and Benefits of Green Roofs in Different Climates2016Annie Pearce, Mary Semaanmeta-analysissystematic reviewCmediumEffects of climate and geographical location on the effectiveness of green roofs.
Elzeyadi_2012Green Classroom 2020 : Design Strategies to Retrofit K-12 Schools for Carbon Neutrality2002P. Torcellini, Ihab M.K. Elzeyadi, L. Edwardssystematic reviewsystematic reviewChighRetrofitting existing schools to achieve carbon neutrality, environmental sustainability and better indoor environment
Pettifor_2017Social influence in the global diffusion of alternative fuel vehicles – A meta-analysis2017Jonn Axsen, Hazel Pettifor, Jillian Anable, Charlie Wilson, Wokje Abrahamsemeta-analysismeta-analysisBmediumThe strength of social influences on consumer vehicle choice.
Gascon_2016Residential green spaces and mortality: A systematic review2016Payam Dadvand, Margarita Triguero-Mas, Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen , Joan Forns, David Martinez, Mireia Gascon, Antoni Plasenciasystematic reviewmeta-analysisAmediumThe association between long-term exposure to residential green and blue spaces and mortality in adults.
Inyim_2016Environmental assessment of pavement infrastructure: A systematic review2016Ali Mostafavi, Jose Pereyra, Michael Bienvenu, Peeraya Inyimsystematic reviewsystematic mapCmediumEnvironmental impacts of pavement infrastructure
McCormick_2017Does Access to Green Space Impact the Mental Well-being of Children: A Systematic Review2017Rachel McCormicksystematic reviewsystematic reviewCmediumEffects of green spaces on mental health of children
Centobelli_2017Environmental sustainability in the service industry of transportation and logistics service providers: Systematic literature review and research directions2017Roberto Cerchione, Emilio Esposito, Piera Centobellisystematic reviewrapid reviewBlowEnvironmental sustainability in transportation and logistics
Jacobs_2010A systematic review of housing interventions and health: introduction, methods, and summary findings2010Marissa Scalia Sucosky, Mary Jean Brown, Laura Kolb, Stephen Margolis, Andrea Baeder, David E. Jacobs, Rebecca L. Morley, Jerry Hershovitzsystematic reviewscoping reviewCmediumHousing interventions associated with exposure to biological and chemical agents, structural injury hazards, and community-level interventions
Li_2015A systematic review of environmentally conscious product design2015Jorge Marx Gómez, Alexandra Pehlken, Zhongkai Lisystematic reviewrapid reviewChighProduct eco-design for sustainability. Eco-design models, methods, and software.
Luederitz_2013A systematic review of guiding principles for sustainable urban neighborhood development2013Daniel J. Lang, Henrik Von Wehrden, Christopher Luederitzsystematic reviewscoping reviewBmediumSustainable urban neighborhood development
Gong_2016A systematic review of the relationship between objective measurements of the urban environment and psychological distress2016Terry Marsden, Stephen Palmer, David Fone, John Gallacher, Yi Gongsystematic reviewsystematic reviewBmediumPsychological distress in urban environments
Li_2017A review of studies on green building assessment methods by comparative analysis2017Youquan Xu, Xiaochen Chen, Po-Han Chen, Xiaoyu Wang, Yuanyuan Lisystematic reviewsystematic mapCmediumGreen building assessment
Castello_2010The Environmental Millennium Development Goal: progress and barriers to its achievement Lucas2010Ildefonso Herna´ndez-Aguado, Diana Gil-Gonza´ lez, Carlos Alvarez-Dardet Diaz, Lucas Donat Castellosystematic reviewsystematic reviewBmediumSeventh Millennium Development Goal (MDG7), including environmental sustainability in developing countries
Garcez_2017What do we know about the study of distributed generation policies and regulations in the Americas? A systematic review of literature2017Catherine Aliana Gucciardi Garcez
systematic reviewsystematic mapBmediumDistributed electricity generation
Shirazi_2017Critical reflections on the theory and practice of social sustainability in the built environment – a meta-analysis2017Ramin Keivani
, M. Reza Shirazi
systematic reviewscoping reviewBmediumSocial sustainability in the built environment
Tomas_2013Smart cities architectures a systematic review2013Vinicius C. Garcia, Welington M. da Silva, Alexandre Alvaro, Paulo A. da M. S. Neto, Gustavo H. R. P. Tomas, Kiev Gamasystematic reviewrapid reviewBmediumArchitectures that are able to interact with the Internet of Things
Oshodi_2017Theoretical analysis of the metrics for measuring the sustainability of infrastructure projects2017Clinton Aigbavboa, Olalekan Oshodisystematic reviewscoping reviewBmediumMetrics for evaluating the sustainability of infrastructure projects
Hall_2016Accommodation consumers and providers' attitudes, behaviours and practices for sustainability: A systematic review2016Hamish Mills, Natasha Dayal, Van Dao Truong, Leroy Paul-Andrews, Dea Majstorovi, Colin Michael Hall, Chloe Wallacesystematic reviewsystematic mapBmediumAttitudes, behaviours and practices of consumers and the provision of accommodation with respect to sustainability