Balanced urban design process to create resilient and sustainable urban environments

Authored by: Nuwan Dias , Dilanthi Amaratunga , Kaushal Keraminiyage , Richard Haigh

Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

Print publication date:  December  2018
Online publication date:  December  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138306875
eBook ISBN: 9781315142074
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315142074-41

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Abstract

Today, urban design plays a key role in the creation of sustainable urban environments in terms of the “triple bottom line,” that encompasses the three dimensions of life–economics; social and environmental sustainability.

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