1 edition of Cities on water and transport found in the catalog.
Cities on water and transport
|Statement||edited by Rinio Bruttomesso.|
|Contributions||Bruttomesso, Rinio, International Meeting "Cities on Water" (3rd : 1993 : Venice, Italy)|
|LC Classifications||HE617 .C58 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||220 p. :|
|Number of Pages||220|
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Cities on water and transport. Venice: International Centre Cities on Water, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Rinio Bruttomesso; International Centre Cities on Water.
Meeting. City Water, City Life: Water and the Infrastructure of Ideas in Urbanizing Philadelphia, Boston, and Chicago: Smith, Carl: : Books.
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Three cities experimenting with water-based transport systems are Istanbul, Turkey; Bangkok, Thailand; and Lagos, Nigeria. Each of these cities illustrates the benefits and challenges at different stages of developing urban water transport systems. The Middle East is a region that is arid, mountainous, and has a large area of desert.
The majority of the majors cities or towns in the middle east are located on rivers where water can be. The Sustainable Cities Water Index is an offering to foster such cooperation. Working with and making comparison between peer-cities creates the awareness, insight and foresight needed to build the sustainable and water wise cities of the future.
It is by using such metrics that cities can show citizens and investors how their water resiliency. The CITES Guidelines for the non-air transport of live wild animals and plants were adopted by the Conference of the Parties to CITES at its sixteenth meeting (CoP16, Bangkok, ).
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Cities publishes articles on many aspects of urban planning and policy. It distinguishes itself by providing an international and interdisciplinary platform for the exchange of ideas and information among urban planners, policy makers and analysts, and urbanists from all disciplines.
water systems, green roofs, more permeable surfaces, etc.). The way in which water is managed in cities has consequences both for city dwellers and for the wider community. Water management in cities dictates water availability (in both quantity and quality) upstream and downstream for other users.
It thus also influences the. This is a lovely book for getting children thinking and talking about design and purpose as well as a stimulus for imagining all sorts of new modes of transport. Look out for the other book in the same series, All Kinds of Planes (available here).
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The book covers key topics such as the fate and transport of contaminants, monitoring and remediation of pollution, sources and characteristics of pollution, and risk assessment and management.
It contains more than color photographs and diagrams, numerous questions and problems, case studies, and highlighted keywords. How do we build the cities and the infrastructure of tomorrow in a more sustainable way. Imagine a silent and emission free city.
Imagine a cleaner safer and more resource efficient world. This is. This book is the second of two publications on the future of infrastructure development. It follows Infrastructure to Telecom, Land Transport, Water and Electricity published in Infrastructure to VOLUME 2 MAPPING POLICY FOR ELECTRICITY, WATER AND TRANSPORT.
This paper considers the water transport/urban development interface against the background of factors involved in urban transport systems and in the context of the broad field of transport geography. A typology is introduced to distinguish between land-based and water-based forms of transport, and between inter- and intra-urban systems.
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An examination of transport in cities. This book shows how a range of techniques involving land-use planning, alternative mass-transit systems such as light railways, busways and traffic restraint, can lead to major environmental improvements in the city.A city is more than a massing of citizens, a layout of buildings and streets, or an arrangement of political, economic, and social institutions.
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