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Sustainable Wellness: The Convergence of Social and Ecological Well-being

Alexios Monopolis

Alexios Monopolis, a native of Corfu, Greece, and Baltimore, Maryland, is the Program Manager and Coach for “Harvard on the Move,” a community initiative created to promote physical and psychological wellness, and also serves as Harvard’s Resident Sustainability Tutor, based at Kirkland House. Alexios holds six degrees, from Dartmouth, Oxford, Harvard, and the University of California, including a PhD in Environmental Science and Management. His research examines the psychological dimensions of sustainability. Professionally, he has worked for the White House, the National Geographic Society, and as an international search and rescuer, photojournalist, and wilderness guide. Alexios, a former President of the Dartmouth Outing Club, focuses his spare time on outdoor adventure sports. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Infrastructure Sustainability and Design

Routledge, 2012

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... Sustainable Wellness: the Convergence of Social and ecological Well-being alexios monopolis h a r va r d u n i v e r s i t y human behavior is at the heart of the global environmental VS is both a lifestyle choice and a cultural...

Water Infrastructure and Sustainability

Tom A. Pedersen

Tom A. Pedersen is Senior Vice President and Director of Sustainability at CDM, where he is responsible for driving continual sustainability performance improvement in CDM projects and global operations encompassing over 4000 employees in 100 offices worldwide. He leads the development and implementation of CDM’s Sustainability Management System, Sustainability Performance Report, internal Sustainability and CDM website and blog, Sustainability Representatives Team and portal, and Sustainapedia. With over 32 years of environmental consulting experience, he has provided consultation on strategy, sustainability, organizational development, business process improvement, and management system development and implementation to a wide array of clients including Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, Lucent Technologies, T3 Energy Services, PetroChina, Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority, Los Angeles World Airports, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US Agency for International Development and currently for Lambert—St Louis International Airport and US Customs and Border Protection. Tom has served on the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) US Technical Advisory Group (TAG) and the ISO 26000 Social Responsibility TAG. He is Vice Chair of the Water Environment Federation (WEF) Sustainability Community of Practice and Chair of the WEF EMS Committee. He received his BS from Cornell University and his MS from the Pennsylvania State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Infrastructure Sustainability and Design

Routledge, 2012

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... Water Infrastructure and Sustainability tom a. pedersen c d m IntroductIon nearly double from current 3.4 billion to 6.4 billion by 2050, with numbers of people living in slums rising even faster, Water is our most important natural...

Sustainable Solid Waste Infrastructure

Michael W. McLaughlin

Michael W. McLaughlin is a Senior Vice President with SCS Engineers, based in the firm’s Reston, Virginia, office. He is a co-leader of SCS’s practice in sustainability and greenhouse gas services, is a licensed professional engineer, and is an active member of the Virginia State Bar. SCS is recognized by Engineering News Record as the largest solid waste engineering firm in the USA. He received his BS in Civil (Environmental) Engineering from Virginia Tech in 1976, and his JD from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 1979 Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lisa K. McDaniel

Lisa K. McDaniel is a Project Manager with SCS Engineers, based in the firm’s Overland Park, Kansas, office. She has managed or directed solid waste management planning assignments throughout the USA. She received her BS in Biology from Illinois State University in 1983 and her MEn in Environmental Science from Miami University of Ohio in 1986. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Infrastructure Sustainability and Design

Routledge, 2012

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... Sustainable Solid Waste Infrastructure michael w. mclaughlin and l isa k. mcdaniel s c s e n g i n e e r s when things are discarded, they enter the solid waste be composted, or that any solid waste management approach...

Sustainability

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Graeme Brooker

Graeme Brooker is Professor and Head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art, London. He has taught Interior Architecture and Design at the University of Brighton, University of Wales Institute Cardiff and Manchester Metropolitan University. Between 2013 and 2015 He was the Head of the Department of Fashion and Interiors at Middlesex University, London. He has been a visiting professor at institutions across Europe, the Far East and America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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... S Sustainability 239 The BedZED housing estate in The sensible use of natural resources England consists of a series of living/working units that in the construction and design industry so that combine sustainable materials...

Economic Sustainability

Paul Appleby

Paul Appleby is a freelance consultant having recently retired from his role as Director of Building Sustainability at the URS Corporation Ltd. With a 40-year career in consultancy, academia and research, having numerous publications to his name, Paul has worked with some of the world's leading architects and developers and recently appeared in a Property Week list of 'Green Heroes' of the construction industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings

Earthscan, 2011

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... Economic Sustainability Introduction It could be argued of course that the objectives of sustainability and economic growth are incompatible and that development of any sort that creates new businesses, jobs and buildings is potentially...

Sustainability in Ports, Freight, and Logistics

Erin Hyland

Erin Hyland is Halcrow’s Coordinator of Sustainability Initiatives for North America. As part of her remit, she supports corporate initiatives and information exchange across business groups and markets. She also coordinates development, implementation, and reporting of key performance indicators to benchmark and monitor Halcrow’s sustainability targets and operations nationally as part of the organization’s Corporate Social Responsibility. She works on strategic planning, market studies, operations and process reviews, demographic and land use analyses, and economic development studies. She also has an interest in sustainability planning, specifically policy and financing mechanisms for carbon and other emissions reduction within the goods movement sector. Erin has been involved with a number of transportation greenhouse gas emissions studies for freight and passenger movement for Transport Canada and the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure in British Columbia, as well as the Port Strategic Business Assessment for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Hyland was a co-author of Powering Forward, a collaborative project between Columbia University and the New York City Economic Development Corporation, published in June 2006. This study provided a comprehensive analysis of renewable energy potential for the City of New York, outlining the existing energy structure, policy limitations and opportunities, potential financing tools, and actual resource potential. Hyland has a BS in Biology from Cornell University and an MS in Urban Planning from Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Joe Bryan

Joe Bryan is Vice President for the surface freight transportation practice of Halcrow in Boston, MA, with over 25 years’ experience in the field. He possesses broad practical experience in freight carrier management in multiple modes and has been a substantial contributor to the development of public and public–private freight planning in the USA. Bryan has given guidance to the US Department of Transportation on the benefits of road pricing for the trucking industry, advised a major inter-regional truck line on market expansion and network development, and provided strategic direction for a variety of public and public–private freight corridor studies. At the urban level, he has aided MPOs in large and medium size cities to understand the distribution systems, operating requirements, and future needs of goods and services movement in their regions, and to prepare responsive strategies. Bryan is an author of the original AASHTO Freight Rail Bottom Line Report, a contributor to the subsequent AASHTO Bottom Line series on logistics and multimodal freight, and a developer and instructor for the National Highway Institute’s Advanced Freight Planning Course. His rail work includes co-authorship of an NCHRP guidebook on the use of rail freight solutions to relieve highway congestion, and multiple verified statements for the Surface Transportation Board in support of railroad merger applications. Bryan is Chairman of the Committee on Urban Freight Transportation at the Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences. He holds an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College, and a BA from Princeton University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Infrastructure Sustainability and Design

Routledge, 2012

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... Sustainability in Ports, Freight, and Logistics erin hyland and joe bryan h a l c r o w PortS And LoGIStIcS are implementing sustainable or “green” strategies. This is in response to cost-control efforts and to increased customer demand...

Integrated Sustainable Transportation Planning

Paul Appleby

Paul Appleby is a freelance consultant having recently retired from his role as Director of Building Sustainability at the URS Corporation Ltd. With a 40-year career in consultancy, academia and research, having numerous publications to his name, Paul has worked with some of the world's leading architects and developers and recently appeared in a Property Week list of 'Green Heroes' of the construction industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings

Earthscan, 2011

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... Integrated Sustainable Transportation Planning Introduction The development of an integrated sustainable transport strategy is a fundamental component in the masterplanning of a sustainable community. This is recognized by Government...

Sustainability Strategy

Paul Appleby

Paul Appleby is a freelance consultant having recently retired from his role as Director of Building Sustainability at the URS Corporation Ltd. With a 40-year career in consultancy, academia and research, having numerous publications to his name, Paul has worked with some of the world's leading architects and developers and recently appeared in a Property Week list of 'Green Heroes' of the construction industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings

Earthscan, 2011

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... Sustainability Strategy Introduction The following chapters deal with the issues that need to be considered in the sustainable design of individual buildings. In this chapter we establish what is involved in developing a strategy...

Assessing resilience and sustainability

Emilio Jose Garcia

Emilio Jose Garcia, originally from Argentina, is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the School of Architecture and Planning in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current research is about the application of ecological resilience to the analysis of the morphology and context of urban landscapes. He is interested in the research of resilience in relationship with compactness, adaptability, and inequality in the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brenda Vale

Brenda Vale is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Wellington in Victoria, New Zealand. Since her first publication (with Robert Vale) in 1975, The Autonomous House, she has been an influential figure in the area of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

Routledge, 2017

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... 10 Assessing resilience and sustainability ‘Every line is the perfect length if you don’t measure it.’ Marty Rubin This chapter, which is in three parts, describes two examples of using the concepts developed in Chapter 9 to measure...

Sustainability Aspects of Large-Scale Wind Power Development

George C. Kendrick

George C. Kendrick is a Senior Principal at international design firm Stantec Consulting, where he coordinates strategic planning and design for large-scale renewable-energy projects. With over 30 years’ experience in industry, academia, and environmental consulting, George has coordinated environmental assessments and technical support for a wide range of development projects, including work on more than 80 wind farms, regional studies related to hydropower licensing, mine site restoration, and critical issues analysis for client renewable energy portfolios. A certified professional geologist, George holds an MS from the University of Montana and an AB in Earth Sciences from Dartmouth College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Infrastructure Sustainability and Design

Routledge, 2012

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... Sustainability Aspects of Large-Scale Wind Power development george c. kendrick s ta n t e c c o n s u lt i n g IntroductIon of acres of land to utility-scale solar photovoltaic collection arrays that modify or eliminate habitats...