Creating the 21st Century through Innovation

Civil Engineering Research Foundation, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-7844-0185-9 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0185-3 (ISBN-10), 1996, Soft Cover, Pg. x, 57
28 cm, Engineering and Construction for Sustainable Development - Executive Report; CERF Report # 96-5016; Summary findings of an international symposium held in Washington D.C. Feb. 4-8 1996
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


Summary finding from the Engineering and Construction for Sustainable Development in the 21st Century, held in Washington, D.C., February 4-8, 1996. Sponsored by the Civil Engineering Research Foundation.

This executive report presents an international collaborative research agenda for the construction industry to advance innovation in support of sustainable development concepts. The report reviews the process leading up to the symposium; discusses the symposium dynamics; presents and assesses the symposium findings; and outlines the global research agenda advanced by the international industry, government, and academic leaders who took part in the symposium. The report also identifies follow-up actions designed to strengthen international collaborative efforts to accelerate the introduction on innovative technologies and systems through the implementation of the symposium findings and recommendations.

Subject Headings: Sustainable development | Innovation | Construction engineering | Industries | Government | Construction management | Construction industry


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