Sustainable Mega City Communities
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark, II
  • Release Date : 08 June 2021
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 282
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128187944

Sustainable Mega City Communities Book Summary

Sustainable Mega City Communities scrutinizes the challenges encountered when designing, planning and constructing sustainable megacities. Chapters explain the role of national and local governments for the strategic planning, development, implementation, monitoring and enforcement of standards of water, air, food and products used by the community. Other chapters cover Water Delivery Systems, Sanitation and Waste Disposal Systems, Power Systems, and Public Health Systems, new green technologies, practices, and standards predicated by the need for sustainable office building and housing. Provides an in-depth look at critical infrastructural systems, charting problems and providing possible solutions Addresses new green technologies, practices and standards predicated by the need for sustainable office building and housing Explains the role of national and local governments for strategic planning, development, implementation, monitoring and enforcement

Sustainable Mega City Communities

Sustainable Mega City Communities

Author : Woodrow W. Clark, II
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Sustainable Mega City Communities scrutinizes the challenges encountered when designing, planning and constructing sustainable megacities. Chapters explain the role of national and local governments for the strategic planning, development, implementation, monitoring and enforcement of standards of water, air, food and products used by the community. Other chapters cover Water Delivery ...

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