Green Technologies Collection: Sustainable Urban And Regional Infrastructure Development: Technologies, Applications And Management, 1st Edition

  • Tan Yigitcanlar
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  • ISBN-10: 1615207767
  • ISBN-13: 9781615207763
  • DDC: 388
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 383 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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This book aims to bridge the gap in the current literature by addressing the overall problems present in major infrastructure in society, and the technologies that may be applied to overcome these problems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Sustainable Infrastructure and Technology.
2: Green Energy: Sustainable Energy Sources and Alternative Technologies.
3: Sustainable Water Provision: Challenges, Alternative Strategies and Sources in the Era of Climate Change.
4: The Urban Water Cycle: Towards Integrated Resource Management and More Sustainable Water Management Systems.
5: Sustainable Transport Infrastructure: Perspectives for Sustainable Urban and Transport Development.
6: Green Transport Infrastructure: From Motorways to Bikeways.
7: Urban Telecommunications Network: Technology Convergence and Urban Infrastructure.
8: Sustainable Airport Infrastructure: Balancing Infrastructures for the Airport Metropolis.
9: Knowledge Infrastructure: Managing the Assets of Creative Urban Regions.
10: Planning for Sustainable Infrastructure.
11: Planning Infrastructure: Considerations for Regional Development.
12: Information and Communication Technology as Key Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities: The Open City Portal Approach of Nigeria.
13: Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Development in South East Asia: Evidence from Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
14: Ubiquitous and Smart System Approaches to Infrastructure Planning: Learnings from Korea, Japan and Hong Kong.
15: The Ethics of Regional Water Planning: Planning and Management of Water Resources in a Growth Region.
16: Challenges of Making Efficient Use of Existing Infrastructure: Developers and Transit Oriented Development.
17: Contesting ‘Sustainability’ in Infrastructure Planning: The Debate of the Public Interest in Brisbane's Boggo Road Busway Development.
18: Assessing Urban Transportation Development: Sustainable Transportation Perspectives for Istanbul, Turkey.
19: Sustainable Infrastructure Provision, Integration and Management.
20: The Big Brother: Monitoring Urban Growth and Change for Sustainable Infrastructure Provision.
21: Integrating Regional and Infrastructure Planning: Lessons from South East Queensland, Australia.
22: Brisbane Urban Growth Model: An Integrated Infrastructure Management Framework for Brisbane, Australia.
23: Value for Money: Procuring Infrastructure.
24: The Key to Successful Implementation: Project Management of Sustainable Infrastructure Provision.
Afterword: Sustainability of Infrastructure: Achieving Sustainable Cities with Sustainable Infrastructures.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.