Climate Preservation in Urban Communities Case Studies
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark
  • Release Date : 12 November 2018
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 502
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128154366

Download or read book entitled Climate Preservation in Urban Communities Case Studies written by Woodrow W. Clark and published by Butterworth-Heinemann online. This book was released on 12 November 2018 with total pages 502. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Climate Preservation in Urban Communities Case Studies delivers a firsthand, applied perspective on the challenges and solutions of creating urban communities that are adaptable and resilient to climate change. The book presents valuable insights into the real-life challenges and solutions of designing, planning and constructing urban sustainable communities, providing real world examples of innovative technologies that contribute to the creation of sustainable, healthy and livable cities. Examples of successes, failures and solutions are presented based on a cross disciplinary approach for infrastructural systems, including discussions of drinking water, wastewater, power systems, broadband, Wi-Fi, transportation and green buildings technologies. Presents a cross-disciplinary approach for anticipating, mitigating and designing effective infrastructure solutions Includes practical and project-proven best practices in applying climate preservation tools to maintain healthy cities Covers green practices, from architecture, to construction, also including international codes, methods and legal frameworks

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