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Ecological Wisdom Inspired Restoration Engineering

  • Varenyam Achal
  • Abhijit Mukherjee

Part of the EcoWISE book series (EcoWISE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Chee Seong Chin, Bhooma Nepal
    Pages 109-120
  3. Paul Bois, Jean-Nicolas Beisel, Carine Heitz, Léa Katinka, Julien Laurent, Marjorie Pierrette et al.
    Pages 151-169
  4. Deepika Kumari, Xin Wang, Jiang Wu
    Pages 171-180
  5. Limin Ma, Rohit Kumar Jha, Prantor Kumar Mondal, Weiwei Li
    Pages 197-221
  6. Neetu Sharma, Abhinashi Singh, Navneet Batra
    Pages 223-247
  7. Akhilesh Kumar, Jay Prakash Verma
    Pages 249-265
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 267-283

About this book

Introduction

This book focuses on ecological wisdom inspired restoration engineering through theories, hypotheses, policies, practical understanding, and case studies. Understanding nature’s processes is a prerequisite for the healthy and sustainable functioning of a habitable Earth. As such, the book provides a guide for readers seeking to understand and build sustainable, urban socio-ecological systems using restoration technologies based on wisdom. Motivated by recent rapid advances in restoration engineering, such as the role of green building materials in urban infrastructures, and developing sustainable landscapes to benefit the environment, economy and communities, it is an essential reference on the most promising innovative technologies. It discusses engineering methods and practices in the restoration of soil, water, heritage sites, and other ecosystems, as well as the development and applications of green building materials. It presents a holistic and systematic approach that utilizes natural resources and the concept of ecological wisdom to reap sustainable environmental, economic and social benefits to fulfill the concept of living in harmony with nature. This book is a valuable resource for civil- and environmental engineering researchers as well as organizations engaged in eco-restoration practices.


Keywords

Restoration Ecosystems Soil and wastewater treatment Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) Green buildings Building materials Urban Infrastructure

Editors and affiliations

  • Varenyam Achal
    • 1
  • Abhijit Mukherjee
    • 2
  1. 1.Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of TechnologyShantouChina
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringCurtin UniversityPerthAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0149-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-0148-3
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-0149-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2367-0029
  • Series Online ISSN 2367-0037
  • Buy this book on publisher's site