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This open access book highlights Singapore's development into a city in which water and greenery, along with associated environmental, technical, social and political aspects have been harnessed and cultivated into a liveable sustainable way of life. It is also a story about a unique and thoroughgoing approach to large-scale and potentially transferable water sustainability, within largely urbanized circumstances, which can be achieved, along with complementary roles of environmental conservation, ecology, public open-space management and the greening of buildings, together with infrastructural improvements.
|Publication date:||7th November 2019|
|Author:||Peter G. Rowe, Limin Hee|
|Publisher:||Springer Verlag, Singapore|
|Categories:||Sustainability, Environmental management, Economic geography, Building skills & trades,|
Professor Peter G. Rowe is a Distinguished Service Professor from Harvard University, and was formerly the Dean of Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, the Chairman of the Urban Planning and Design Department, and the Director of the Urban Design Programs. Professor Rowe's research and consulting experience are extensive, diverse and international in scope. He has served as a principal investigator on projects sponsored by a wide range of U.S. government agencies, and has served as an advisor to a number of cities on matters of urban design and planning including Beijing, Guiyang, Guangzhou, Kunming, Shanghai, Suzhou, Wuhan and ...More About Peter G. Rowe, Limin Hee