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The Most Cities Threatened By Natural Disasters

The Most Cities Threatened By Natural Disasters Natural Disasters, Floods have killed thousands in India and across Asia. Record hurricanes have wreaked havoc across the Caribbean and the US. Fires, driven by drought, lay waste to large parts of Portugal and California. Closer to home, unprecedented storms have claimed lives and ...

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The benefits of green buildings

The Benefits of green buildings green buildings: Every day there is an evidence for the importance of green buildings and their multiple benefits is emerging, providing the means to achieve a range of global goals such as addressing climate change and accelerating economic growth. The Green Building is the building ...

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Green Transportation

Green Transportation Advantages and Disadvantages What is Green Transportation? Transportation simply is a mean that takes passengers or goods from one place to other. Yet the traditional modes of transportation are depending on fossil fuel which contributes with 27% according to U.S environmental protection agency (EPA). So now the trend ...

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Resilient Cities In The World

Resilient Cities In The World Resilient Cities face a growing range of adversities and challenges in the 21st century. From the effects of climate change to growing migrant populations to inadequate infrastructure to pandemics to cyber-attacks. Resilience is what helps Resilient Cities adapt and transform in the face of these challenges, ...

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Green buildings and its benefits in smart cities

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This day and age, you hear everyone talking about going green. Whether you want to admit it or not, at some point everyone will have to follow with the green movement. This is because at the rate we are going, the earth is simply not sustainable. That means that over ...

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Sustainability in Cities

 What is the meaning of “Sustainability”? sustainability (from sustain and ability) is the property of biological systems to remain diverse and productive indefinitely. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes. The organizing principle for sustainability is sustainable development, which includes the four interconnected domains: ecology, economics, politics and culture. Sustainability science is ...

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Sustainability as a Reaction to Pollution

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The Sustainable Cities emerged as a reaction to the industrial development and the spread of advanced technology, which led to the spread of pollution, which has become part of the contemporary world and that it has spread in all aspects of life and has several forms, whether, in climate pollution ...

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Singapore’s Transformation: Urban Planning Revolution

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Singapore: From the Past Directly To the Future Singapore’s transformation since its independence in 1965 to a modern and smart city-state is a benchmark hard to replicate, but it holds valuable lessons for other Asian cities as they urbanize. The focus on long-term planning is perhaps the most important one. ...

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The Compact City A sustainable Urban Form

What is Compact City? The compact city  “city of short distance”is an currently emergrd  urban planning concept.  promotes relatively high residential density with mixing of various activities.  It provide  require infrastructure facilities  within walkable distance.  The compact city concept aims at a high-density mixed-use, and intensified urban form. • The idea ...

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Urban vs Rural Areas

Urban vs Rural Areas

What is urban center  .. what is rural center  .. each nation has a definition !!! There are many aspects affects on this expression which also differs from a nation to another according to each nation’s culture and technology level reached, Here-under some of aspects used to measure which areas are Urban ...

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