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Resilience: is it the new sustainability?

The relation between “Resilience” and Architecture “Resilience” as a term is spread these days between environmental designers. In some regions, it’s threatening to take over another popular word, “sustainability.” This is a ramification to some events like Hurricane Sandy, adding to growing impact of other catastrophes like tsunamis, droughts, and ...

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Sustainability as a Reaction to Pollution

  Sustainability Definition Sustainability is the property of biological systems to remain diverse and productive indefinitely. In more general terms, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes. It includes the four interconnected domains: ecology, economics, politics, and culture. Sustainability science Sustainability science is the study of sustainable development and ...

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What is sustainability and why is it important?

An attempt at keeping our ecosystem in balance, sustainability is a study of development necessary today that does not compromise the needs of future generations. Despite its new emergence, the idea of sustainability considers economic, social and ecological dimensions alongside its goal of protecting our natural environment, sustaining our modern ...

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List of top 5 smart cities in the world

I totally believe in the quote says “Use your imagination not to escape reality but to create it” Of course creating solution for our present problems is the best way to create better future and there’s no doubt that the most of the cities suffer from population growth, consume a ...

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Water is the source of life !

Water is the origin of the planet. It represents a large proportion of the composition of the planet. It covers about 71% of the Earth’s surface. The seas and oceans represent 96.5% of the Earth’s surface area. The remainder is accumulated in the form of groundwater and ice in the ...

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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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