Underground Spaces Unveiled is a broad overview of the concept of underground space development investigating the issues that are associated with the sustainable development of urban underground space.
This book shows the benefits, the possibilities and world-class examples of underground space development and how that translates into sustainable urbanisation.
Underground Spaces Unveiled:
• approaches all aspects of urban underground space and brings together both past and present insights
• includes worldwide case studies from the perspectives or a civil engineer and an urban planner, offering a multi-faceted approach to the considerations of underground space use
• places urban underground space within the context of climate change, city resilience and rapid urbanisation
• discusses the various claims to the subsurface including the use for space versus the use for energy
Written by an engineer and an urban planner ensuring a balanced view and wide appeal, the book is intended for civil engineers, urban planners, urban designers and architects as well as anyone involved with the future of urban development.