Next Generation Infrastructure: Principles for Post-Industrial Public Works

Brown, Hillary

Published by Island Press
ISBN 10: 1610911814 / ISBN 13: 9781610911818
Used / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

A sound copy with only light wear. Overall a solid copy at a great price! All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. Before placing your order for please contact us for confirmation on the book's binding. Check out our other listings to add to your order for discounted shipping. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
4 avg rating
(3 ratings)

Synopsis: The 2007 bridge collapse in Minneapolis-St. Paul quickly became symbolic of the debilitated interstate highway system—and of what many critics see as America’s disinvestment in its infrastructure. The extreme vulnerability of single-purpose, aging infrastructure was highlighted once again when Hurricane Sandy churned its way across the northeast United States. Inundating New York City’s vital arteries, floodwaters overwhelmed tunnels and sewers; closed bridges; shut down the electrical substations that control mass transit; curtailed gas supplies; and destroyed streets, buildings, and whole neighborhoods. For days and on into weeks, failures triggered by floodwaters deprived millions of electricity, heat, and water services.

How can our complex, interdependent utilities support an urbanizing world, subject to carbon constraints and the impacts of climate change? How might these critical networks be made more efficient, less environmentally damaging, and more resilient? Such questions are at the heart of the approaches and initiatives explored in Next Generation Infrastructure. With a better understanding of the possible connections between different services, not only can inadvertent disruptions be reduced, but crosscutting benefits and lower costs will be possible. Next Generation Infrastructure highlights hopeful examples from around the world, ranging from the Mount Poso cogeneration plant in California to urban rainwater harvesting in Seoul, South Korea, to the multi-purpose Marina Barrage project in Singapore. Five bold organizing objectives are proposed that, in the hands of decision-makers and designers, will help bring about a future of multipurpose, low-carbon, resilient infrastructure that is tightly coordinated with natural and social systems.

In their conception and design, the innovative projects highlighted in Next Generation Infrastructure encourage us to envision infrastructure within a larger economic, environmental, and social context, and to share resources across systems, reducing costs and extending benefits. Through this systems approach to lifeline services, we can begin to move toward a more resilient future.

Book Description: An innovative approach to designing multipurpose, networked infrastructure for greater resilience

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Next Generation Infrastructure: Principles ...
Publisher: Island Press
Book Condition: Good

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Brown, Hillary
Published by Island Press
ISBN 10: 1610911814 ISBN 13: 9781610911818
Used PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Island Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Very Good. 1610911814 Crisp, clean, unread book with some shelfwear and a remainder mark to one edge - NICE. Bookseller Inventory # Z1610911814Z2

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 28.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Hilary Brown
Published by Island Press (2014)
ISBN 10: 1610911814 ISBN 13: 9781610911818
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Island Press, 2014. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # CA-9781610911818

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 28.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 12.16
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Hilary Brown
Published by Island Press 2014-07-31 (2014)
ISBN 10: 1610911814 ISBN 13: 9781610911818
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Bookdonors CIC
(GALASHIELS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Island Press 2014-07-31, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. All books are pre-owned and will have been read by someone else before you. They may well show signs of minor wear and tear. Please note, cover images are illustrative only, and the actual book cover and edition can vary. Bookseller Inventory # 9781610911818-21

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 32.19
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.49
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Hillary Brown
Published by Island Press, United States (2014)
ISBN 10: 1610911814 ISBN 13: 9781610911818
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Island Press, United States, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The 2007 bridge collapse in Minneapolis-St. Paul quickly became symbolic of the debilitated interstate highway system, and of what many critics see as America s disinvestment in its infrastructure. The extreme vulnerability of single-purpose, ageing infrastructure was highlighted once again when Hurricane Sandy churned its way across the northeast United States. Inundating New York City s vital arteries, floodwaters overwhelmed tunnels and sewers; closed bridges; shut down mass transit; curtailed gas supplies; and destroyed streets, buildings, and whole neighbourhoods. Next Generation Infrastructure takes a critical but ultimately hopeful look at how our infrastructure networks can be made more efficient, less environmentally damaging, and more resilient. Brown argues that, if we re to chart a course for global sustainability, we must begin to design, regulate, and finance infrastructure that decouples carbon-intensive and ecologically harmful technologies from critical infrastructure systems, namely the essential systems for contemporary society: water, wastewater, power, solid waste, transportation, and communication. The book highlights hopeful examples from around the world, ranging from the Mount Poso cogeneration plant in California to urban rainwater harvesting in Seoul, South Korea, to the multi-purpose Marina Barrage project in Singapore. Brown encourages us to envision infrastructure within a larger economic, environmental, and social context, and to share resources across systems, reducing costs and extending benefits. This is a must read for professionals and students interested in a more resilient urban future including urban designers, architects, urban planners, urban policymakers, landscape architects, and engineers. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9781610911818

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 32.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Hillary Brown
Published by Island Press 2014-05-15, Washington, D.C. (2014)
ISBN 10: 1610911814 ISBN 13: 9781610911818
New paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Island Press 2014-05-15, Washington, D.C., 2014. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9781610911818

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.05
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Hillary Brown
Published by Island Press, United States (2014)
ISBN 10: 1610911814 ISBN 13: 9781610911818
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Island Press, United States, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The 2007 bridge collapse in Minneapolis-St. Paul quickly became symbolic of the debilitated interstate highway system, and of what many critics see as America s disinvestment in its infrastructure. The extreme vulnerability of single-purpose, ageing infrastructure was highlighted once again when Hurricane Sandy churned its way across the northeast United States. Inundating New York City s vital arteries, floodwaters overwhelmed tunnels and sewers; closed bridges; shut down mass transit; curtailed gas supplies; and destroyed streets, buildings, and whole neighbourhoods. Next Generation Infrastructure takes a critical but ultimately hopeful look at how our infrastructure networks can be made more efficient, less environmentally damaging, and more resilient. Brown argues that, if we re to chart a course for global sustainability, we must begin to design, regulate, and finance infrastructure that decouples carbon-intensive and ecologically harmful technologies from critical infrastructure systems, namely the essential systems for contemporary society: water, wastewater, power, solid waste, transportation, and communication. The book highlights hopeful examples from around the world, ranging from the Mount Poso cogeneration plant in California to urban rainwater harvesting in Seoul, South Korea, to the multi-purpose Marina Barrage project in Singapore. Brown encourages us to envision infrastructure within a larger economic, environmental, and social context, and to share resources across systems, reducing costs and extending benefits. This is a must read for professionals and students interested in a more resilient urban future including urban designers, architects, urban planners, urban policymakers, landscape architects, and engineers. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9781610911818

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 35.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Brown, Hillary
ISBN 10: 1610911814 ISBN 13: 9781610911818
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
GreatBookPrices
(Columbia, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 20980555-n

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 32.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.64
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Hillary Brown
Published by University of Chicago press
ISBN 10: 1610911814 ISBN 13: 9781610911818
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Chicago press. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 1610911814

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 32.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Hilary Brown
Published by Island Press
ISBN 10: 1610911814 ISBN 13: 9781610911818
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Island Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Bookseller Inventory # B9781610911818

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 33.60
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.38
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Brown Hillary
Published by Island Press
ISBN 10: 1610911814 ISBN 13: 9781610911818
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Majestic Books
(London, ,, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Island Press. Book Condition: New. pp. 224. Bookseller Inventory # 127874204

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 32.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.43
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 18 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book