By Stanley D. Brunn
This is the 1st e-book to check the particular impression of actual and social engineering initiatives in additional than fifty nations from a multidisciplinary standpoint. The booklet brings jointly a global crew of approximately 2 hundred authors from over dozen varied international locations and greater than a dozen varied social, environmental, and engineering sciences. jointly they rfile and illustrate with case stories, maps and pictures the size and affects of many megaprojects and the significance of learning those initiatives in historic, modern and postmodern views. This pioneering publication will stimulate curiosity in analyzing numerous either social and actual engineering initiatives at neighborhood, neighborhood, and worldwide scales and from disciplinary and trans-disciplinary perspectives.
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Actual and predicted unemployment rates under ARRA. After Romer and Bernstein (2009) . . . . . . . Housing Development Board estates . . . . . . City skyline . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chinatown . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kampong Glam . . . . . . . . . . . . Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay . . . . . . . . Marina Bay Sands: Back view . . . . . . . . Marina Bay Sands: View from bay Aerial . . . . . Orchard Road . . . . . . . . .
Life along the construction route of Alcan pioneer road. (a-top left) Primitive camp with sawmill in early 1942. (b-top right) Bridge across a tributary of the Peace River. (c-bottom left) Opening ceremony of the Alcan Highway at Soldiers’ Summit near Kluane Lake, Yukon Territory, approximately 100 mi (160 km) east of the Alaska border. (d-bottom right) Small bulldozer enmired in mud after thaw of ice-rich permafrost . . . . . . . . . Pioneer road construction techniques.
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