Towards Sustainable Cities in Asia and the Middle East: Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017 on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures

John Calautit (Editor), Fernanda Rodrigues, Hassam Nasarullah Chaudhry, Hasim Altan

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This volume presents innovative work on innovative methods, tools and practices aimed at supporting the transition of Asian and Middle Eastern cities and regions towards a more smart and sustainable dimension. The role of the built and urban environment are becoming more pronounced in Asia and Middle East as the regions continues to experience rapid increase in population and urbanisation, which have only led to an increase in environmental degradation but also rise in energy consumption and emissions. Individual chapters covers timely topics such as sustainable infrastructure, transportation, renewable energy, water and methods supporting an innovative and sustainable development of urban areas. Real-world examples are presented to highlight recent developments and advancements in design, construction and transportation infrastructures. This volume is part of the proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Egypt 2017.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer
Number of pages232
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-61645-2
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-61644-5
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StatePublished - 2018

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NameSustainable Civil Infrastructures
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
ISSN (Print)2366-3405
ISSN (Electronic)2366-3413

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Calautit, John (Editor); Rodrigues, Fernanda ; Chaudhry, Hassam Nasarullah; Altan, Hasim / Towards Sustainable Cities in Asia and the Middle East : Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017 on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures.

Springer, 2018. 232 p. (Sustainable Civil Infrastructures).

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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Springer, 2018. 232 p. (Sustainable Civil Infrastructures).

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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