Sustainable Development for Mass Urbanization scrutinizes the challenges encountered when designing, planning and constructing sustainable cities. Chapters briefly explain the role of national and local governments in the strategic planning, development, implementation, monitoring and enforcement of ensuring that the water, air, food, and products used by the community are safe for the public and the environment. Other sections look at critical infrastructural systems, including Water Delivery Systems, Sanitation and Waste Disposal Systems, Power Systems, and Public Health Systems. Finally, new green technologies, practices and standards predicated by the need for sustainable office building and housing are covered.
Case studies are presented in each chapter to further illustrate how these solutions are implemented in existing Megacities around the world.
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Table of Contents
Part One: Introduction 1. Building a Better Urban System
Part Two: Critical Infrastructure System 2. Introduction to Megacities 3. Water Delivery Systems 4. Sanitation and Waste Disposal Systems 5. Power Systems 6. Sustainable Infrastructure System 7. Public Transport Systems 8. Flying Transportation Technology
Part Three: Environmental Pollution Controls 9. Air pollution 10. Water pollution
Part Four: Sustainable Buildings 11. Green Building Technology 12. Green Building Complexes 13. Green Building and Public Housing
Part Five: Conclusion 14. Sustainable Urbanization