Understanding Built Environment

Proceedings of the National Conference on Sustainable Built Environment 2015

  • Fumihiko Seta
  • Arindam Biswas
  • Ajay Khare
  • Joy Sen
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Land, Housing, and Real Estate

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. G. M. Alapure, Abraham George, S. P. Bhattacharya
      Pages 29-35
    3. Soma Anil Mishra, R. K. Pandit, Mayank Saxena
      Pages 109-124
    4. Vijayalaxmi K. Biradar, Shashikala Mama
      Pages 125-137
    5. Bhupinder Pal Singh Dhot, Harpreet Sandhu, Gaurav Jindal
      Pages 149-158
  3. Urban Regeneration and Sustainability

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 291-291

About these proceedings


This book is a comprehensive document visualizing the future of built environment from a multidisciplinary dimension, with special emphasis on the Indian scenario. The multidisciplinary focus would be helpful for the readers to cross-refer and understand others' perspectives. The text also includes case studies substantiating theoretical research. This method of composition helps the book to maintain rational balance among theory, research and its contextual application. The book comprises selected papers from the National Conference on Sustainable Built Environment. The chapters provide varied viewpoints on the core issues of urbanization and planning. This compilation would be of interest to students, researchers, professionals and policy makers.


Aesthetics Affordable housing Community participation Conservation Eco city Housing finance ICT Informal settlement Infrastructure Knowledge network Real estate Urban green Urban poverty Vernacular architecture

Editors and affiliations

  • Fumihiko Seta
    • 1
  • Arindam Biswas
    • 2
  • Ajay Khare
    • 3
  • Joy Sen
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Urban EngineeringThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Architecture & PlanningIIT RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia
  3. 3.School of Planning and ArchitectureBhopalIndia
  4. 4.RCG School of Infrastructure Design and Management Department of Architecture and Regional PlanningIIT KharagpurKharagpurIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-2136-7
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-2138-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2363-7633
  • Series Online ISSN 2363-7641
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