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Urbanization & Engineering


Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    Wild Ideas in Future Cities

    There is endless potential for science, technology, and engineering to enhance the quality of life for city dwellers, but there can be no progress without an agenda. The potential for science and engineering to enhance, alter, or radically change cities is real, but contingent upon ... Read More

    Author: Joseph F. Coates

    Urbanization & Engineering

    Release date: Winter 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Sustainable Communities

    There are political challenges to be met regarding the connection between urbanization and our desire for sustainable communities. If you’ve read the program for today’s symposium, you’ll notice that I’m a lapsed litigator and a recovering regulator, which raises ... Read More

    Author: Jonathan Lash

    Urbanization & Engineering

    Release date: Winter 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Industrial Ecology and the Ecocity

    Cities can be regarded as organisms, and analyzed as such, in an attempt to improve their current environmental performance and long-term sustainability. A modern city is the place of residence of hosts of organisms, human and otherwise, and we can picture the metabolism of a city as ... Read More

    Author: Thomas E. Graedel

    Urbanization & Engineering

    Release date: Winter 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Megacities and the Developing World

    The large urban agglomerates we call megacities are increasingly a developing world phenomenon that will affect the future prosperity and stability of the entire world. The concentration of the world’s population in urban areas is growing at an enormously rapid rate, and within that ... Read More

    Author: George Bugliarello

    Urbanization & Engineering

    Release date: Winter 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Facing Urbanization: The Engineering Challenges (editorial)

    American cities have generally been aging at the center and growing at the edges. In the center there are often problems with brownfields (polluted ex-industrial sites), poor housing stock, noise, and serious social problems. The infrastructure of central cities is aging -- already quite old in ... Read More

    Author: Robert A. Frosch

    Urbanization & Engineering

    Release date: Winter 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 4