Fourth Dimension for Urban Environment

by Kenneth E. Sorensen, (M.ASCE), Vice President and Chief Planning Engineer; Harza Engineering Co., Chicago, IL,

Serial Information: Journal of the Urban Planning and Development Division, 1971, Vol. 97, Issue 1, Pg. 91-104

Document Type: Journal Paper


Multipurpose uses of deep underground tunnels and chambers are proposed in urban areas for sewers, flood control, electric power plants, expressways, rapid transit and factories. The resulting urban complex would relieve surface congestion and provide more effective civil defense.

Subject Headings: Urban areas | Electric power | Power plants | Underground structures | Tunnels | Sewers | Floods | Highways and roads

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