Subsurface Utility Engineering and Megaprojects: Avoiding Underground Conflicts Helps Speed Project Delivery
Experienced project owners realize that utility conflicts can be risky and pose unexpected impacts on the cost and delivery of projects, especially in urban settings. To help overcome these impacts, Subsurface...

The Best Laid Plans: Capitol Crossing Restores L’Enfant’s Vision of "Federal City"
In 1791, President Washington appointed French engineer Pierre Charles L’Enfant to plan Federal City — today’s District of Columbia. L’Enfant’s methodical design called for the center of the city to be...

Design of Shoreline Protection Measures : The Importance of Geotechnical Engineering in Waterfront Design
Over the past decade, there’s been an increased realization of the need to better protect our shorelines, particularly in urban environments along coastlines that have already been impacted by storm surge...

Central Place Sydney to Create New Civic Center for Australian City

Nestled into Nature

Urbanism Without Effort: Reconnecting with First Principles of the City, by Charles R. Wolfe. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2019

The San Jacinto Monument: Over a Foot of Settlement, but Level
On March 6, 1836, General Santa Anna and his Mexican troops killed all those defending the Alamo Mission in San Antonio, TX. The Texans wished to be independent from Mexico and regrouped after this severe...

The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America, By Alan Mallach, Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2018

The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World, By Jeff Goodell. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2017

Deconstructing the High Line: Postindustrial Urbanism and the Rise of the Elevated Park, Edited by Christoph Lindner and Brian Rosa. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2017

Engineering Entrepreneurship from Idea to Business Plan: A Guide for Innovative Engineers and Scientists, By Paul Swamidass. New York City: Cambridge University Press, 2016

Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design, By Timothy Beatley. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2016

Dream Cities: Seven Urban Ideas That Shape the World, By Wade Graham. New York City: HarperCollins Publishers, 2016

The Urbanism of Frank Lloyd Wright, By Neil Levine. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2016

Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan’s Skyscrapers, By Jason M. Barr. New York City: Oxford University Press, 2016

The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life, By Jonathan F.P. Rose, New York City: Harper Wave, 2016

Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His Monumental Aqueduct, and the Rise of Los Angeles, By Les Standiford: New York City; HarperCollins, 2014

Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World, By Seth M. Siegel. New York City: Thomas Dunne Books, 2015

The Age of Sustainable Development, By Jeffrey D. Sachs. New York City: Columbia University Press, 2015

Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment
The Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment presents activity and research developments in water issues, challenges, and opportunities throughout the developed landscape. The scope covers...

 

 

 

 

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