University of Technology Sydney

91189 Urban Sustainability and Resilience

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 91100 Urban Sustainability and Resilience


Cities lie at the forefront of many pressing environmental challenges, including climate change and population growth. The majority of the world's communities are concentrated in urban zones and there is escalating demand for more sustainable resources and processes, as well as healthier communities. Urban Sustainability and Resilience examines key environmental challenges and new technologies for creating sustainable cities through the future-focused lenses of science and ecology.

This subject examines pressing issues including existing and emerging green technologies, waste and landfill reduction, renewable energy, sustainable materials, water recycling, urban heat island mitigation, and the realities of carbon neutrality and trading in a modern world.

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